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Bartoletti, Susan Campbell.

Summary: Finn Reardon, a thirteen-year-old Irish-American newspaper carrier who hopes to be a journalist someday, keeps a journal of his experiences living in New York City in 1899. Includes historical notes.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2003

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Gilbert, Julie

Summary: It is 1911, and fourteen-year-old Lucia (Lucy) Morelli dreams of going to college, but for the present she lives with her large Italian family in a crowded apartment in New York City, and works as a sewing machine operator in the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory bringing home money because her father can no longer work--but this is March twenty-fifth, and Lucy will soon be fighting for her life as...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED GIL

Godbersen, Anna.

Summary: In 1900 New York City, fashionable debutante Diana Holland and married soldier Henry Schoonmaker flaunt the rules of society to be with one another.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2009

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC GOD

Greene, Jacqueline Dembar.

Summary: In 1914 New York City, nine-year-old Rebecca is determined to show her family that she is old enough to light the Shabbos candles and go to the movies.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: American Girl Pub. 2009

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC GRE

Bowen, Rhys.

Summary: "Molly Murphy--now Molly Sullivan--is a year into her marriage, expecting her first child, and confined to the life of a housewife. The most important decision Molly faces these days is whether the lace curtains need cleaning, and she's restless and irritable in the heat of a New York summer and the enforced idleness of pregnancy. So when a trip to the post office brings a letter addressed to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Minotaur Books 2013

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BOW

Osborne, Mary Pope.

Summary: Blizzard of the blue moon: Jack and Annie go back in time to New York City, during one of the darkest periods in the city's history--the Great Depression. Even worse, the city is in the grip of a terrible snowstorm. To stop the blizzard, Jack and Annie must save the unicorn made famous in the Cloister's medieval tapestries. But will that be enough to help a city that faces so many troubles?

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House/Listening Library 2007

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD OSB

Bray, Libba

Summary: The Diviners face ghosts of the long-forgotten that are haunting an asylum and wreaking havoc all over New York City, and who also have dangerous ties to the King of Crows.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC BRA

Perry, Anne.

Summary: The year is 1904. Twenty-three-year-old Jemima Pitt, the daughter of Thomas Pitt, head of Britain's Special Branch, is crossing the Atlantic. She is traveling with an acquaintance, Delphinia Cardew, who is to marry the aristocratic Brent Albright in a high-society New York wedding--a grand affair that will join together two fabulously wealthy families, titans of the international financial...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2014

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC PER

Lasky, Kathryn.

Summary: After her family immigrates to America from Italy in 1903, ten-year-old Sofia is quarantined at the Ellis Island Immigration Station, where she makes a good friend but endures nightmarish conditions. Includes historical notes.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2003

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J MA S1

Fitzgerald, Laura Marx

Summary: In 1929 New York City, twelve-year-old housemaid Martha O'Doyle suspects that a wealthy recluse may be trying to communicate with the outside world through the paintings on her gallery walls.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books for Young Readers 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC FIT

Hopkinson, Deborah.

Summary: Forced to drop out of school at the age of fourteen to help support her family, Angela, an Italian immigrant, works long hours for low wages in a garment factory, and becomes a participant in the shirtwaist worker strikes of 1909.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2004

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION Hopkinson

Greene, Jacqueline Dembar.

Summary: "What if you, as a girl battling stage fright before a dance recital, suddenly found yourself in Rebecca's world in 1914? Join Rebecca on adventures where the two of you can try out for a vaudeville show, put on a musical, or even sneak into a factory todeliver an important message. Your journey back in time can take whatever twists and turns you choose, as you select from a variety of options...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: American Girl 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC GRE

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC GRE

Rindell, Suzanne.

Summary: Working as a typist for the NYC Police Department in 1923, Rose Baker documents confessions of harrowing crimes and struggles with changing gender roles while clinging to her Victorian ideals and searching for nurturing companionship before becoming obsessed with a glamorous newcomer and her world of bobbed hair, smoking and speakeasies.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC RIN

Bray, Libba.

Summary: "After a supernatural showdown with a serial killer, Evie O'Neill has outed herself as a Diviner and has become a media darling. In the meantime, a mysterious sleeping sickness has hit New York City, and the Diviners must band together to find the cause and the cure"--

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Listening Library 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC BRA

Bray, Libba

Summary: Led by a vision, the Diviners travel to Bountiful, Nebraska, where they must confront their greatest fears and learn to rely on one another in order to save the world from catastrophe.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2020

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC BRA

Camden, Elizabeth

Summary: Dr. Rosalind Werner is at the forefront of a groundbreaking new water technology--if only she can get support for her work. Nickolas Drake, Commissioner of Water for New York, is skeptical--and surprised by his reaction to Rosalind. While they fight against their own attraction, they stand on opposite sides of a battle that will impact thousands of lives.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bethany House, a division of Baker Publishing Group 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CAM

Mathews, Brendan

Summary: Fleeing Ireland for New York City after stealing a small fortune from the IRA, three brothers immerse themselves in the cultural and political tensions of 1939, only to find their lives falling apart when they are tracked down by a hired assassin.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MAT

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MAT

Noble, Shelley

Summary: "It's Christmas in Gilded Age Manhattan. And for the first time ever an amazing giant ball will drop along a rod on the roof of the New York Times building to ring in the New Year. Everyone plans to attend the event. But the murder of a prominent newsman hits a little too close to home. And when a young newspaper woman, a protégé of the great Jacob Riis and old Vassar school chum of Bev's, is...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Forge 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC NOB
1 available in Browsing Hot Titles, Call number: HOT TITLE

Robinson, Sharon

Summary: Eight-year-old Steve Satlow is thrilled when Jackie Robinson moves into his Jewish neighborhood in Brooklyn in 1948, although many of his neighbors are not, and when Steve actually meets his hero he is even more excited--and worried that a misunderstanding over a Christmas tree could damage his new friendship.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC ROB

Crowder, Melanie.

Summary: "A historical fiction novel in verse detailing the life of Clara Lemlich and her struggle for women's labor rights in the early 20th century in New York."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2015

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC CRO

Kerrigan, Kate.

Summary: "In 1920s New York, a young Irish woman must choose between her new life and her husband back home in Ireland"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2011

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: P KER

Godbersen, Anna.

Summary: Rumors fly about the untimely demise of Elizabeth Holland, New York's brightest star. All eyes are now on her sister Diana, New York's most notorious cad, Henry Schoonmaker, the seductive Penelope Hayes and Elizabeth's scheming former maid, Lina Broud. This novel is set in Manhattan, 1899.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins Publishers 2008

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Schubert, Leda

Summary: Early in the twentieth century, Nathan embarks on a voyage from Russia to New York City hoping to become an opera singer, and works hard while missing his home and family. Includes note about the author's grandfather, who inspired the story, and his children.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books for Young Readers 2021

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Bray, Libba

Summary: After battling a supernatural sleeping sickness that early claimed two of their own, the Diviners have had enough of lies. They're more determined than ever to uncover the mystery behind their extraordinary powers, even as they face off against an all-new terror. Out on Ward's Island, far from the city's bustle, sits a mental hospital haunted by the lost souls of people long forgotten--ghosts...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC BRA

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC BRA

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