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Dempsey, Kristy.

Summary: A young girl growing up in Harlem in the 1950s, whose mother cleans and stitches costumes for a ballet company, dreams of becoming a prima ballerina one day, and is thrilled to see a performance of Janet Collins, the first "colored" prima ballerina.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Fiction Dempsey 2014

Stead, Rebecca.

Summary: As her mother prepares to be a contestant on the 1970s television game show, "The $20,000 Pyramid," a twelve-year-old New York City girl tries to make sense of a series of mysterious notes received from an anonymous source that seems to defy the laws of time and space.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Playaway Digital Audio 2010

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Barbash, Tom

Summary: An evocative and wildly absorbing novel about the Winters, a family living in New York City's famed Dakota apartment building in the year leading up to John Lennon's assassination. It's the fall of 1979 in New York City when twenty-three-year-old Anton Winter, back from the Peace Corps and on the mend from a nasty bout of malaria, returns to his childhood home in the Dakota. Anton's father, the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC BAR

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BAR

Murphy, Tim

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: In this vivid and compelling novel, Tim Murphy follows a diverse set of characters whose fates intertwine in an iconic building in Manhattan’s East Village, the Christodora. The Christodora is home to Milly and Jared, a privileged young couple with artistic ambitions. Their neighbor, Hector, a Puerto Rican gay man who was once a celebrated AIDS activist but is now a lonely addict, becomes...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grove Press 2016

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MUR

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MUR

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

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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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in JT Fiction, Call number: JT Fiction Godbersen 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

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

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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC RIN

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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Bloom, Amy

Summary: "A Moll Flanders set in America, this epic, intimate novel follows a young Russian immigrant determined to make her way--and find her daughter--in the hip, harsh 1920s"--Publisher's website.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Highbridge 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD Fiction Bloom 2007

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 Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION KER

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: P KER

Bloom, Amy

1 hold on 2 copies

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BLO

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION Bloom

Fredericks, Mariah

Summary: "Jane Prescott is taking a break from her duties as lady's maid for a week, and plans to begin it with attending the hottest and most scandalous show in town: the opening of an art exhibition, showcasing the cubists, that is shocking New York City. 1913 is also the fiftieth anniversary of Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation speech, and the city's great and good are determined to celebrate in...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Minotaur Books 2020

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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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Moriarty, Laura

Summary: "A novel about the friendship between an adolescent, pre-movie-star Louise Brooks, and the 36-year-old woman who chaperones her to New York City for a summer, in 1922, and how it changes both their lives"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2012

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MOR

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION MOR

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Moriarty 2012

Stephens, John

Summary: "In the second book in the Books of Beginning Trilogy, Michael and Emma must track down the Chronicle of Life, while Kate must find a way back to present day from the year 1899"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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