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McMorrow, T. E.

Summary: In Harlem in the 1920s, in the middle of a family Christmas party, Marie receives a nutcracker from her Uncle Cab, which leads to a marvelous dream in this resetting of E.T.A. Hoffmann's familiar tale. Includes historical notes.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE MCM

Axelrod, Amy.

Summary: In early twentieth-century New York City, in the golden age of magic, Leo, an orphaned magician's apprentice, becomes involved in a murder mystery when he trusts a dishonest man.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Holiday House 2015

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC AXE

Thomas, Matthew

1 hold on 3 copies

Summary: "Born in 1941, Eileen Tumulty is raised by her Irish immigrant parents in Woodside, Queens, in an apartment where the mood swings between heartbreak and hilarity, depending on whether guests are over and how much alcohol has been consumed. Eileen can't help but dream of a calmer life, in a better neighborhood. When Eileen meets Ed Leary, a scientist whose bearing is nothing like those of the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC THO

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC THO

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Thomas 2014

Osborne, Mary Pope.

Summary: "Join Jack and Annie as they as they meet one of the world's most famous illusionists - Harry Houdini!"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2013

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED MTH 50

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Greene, Jacqueline Dembar.

Summary: Ten-year-old Rebecca Rubin is injured during a strike at the sweatshop where her uncle and cousin work when she tries to give a speech, while keeping a big secret from her family.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: American Girl Pub. 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Reiss, Kathryn.

Summary: After Rebecca meets a new family in her New York City apartment building and helps watch their fussy baby while they are moving in, she becomes convinced that they have been victimized by the kidnappers that have been operating in their neighborhood.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: American Girl 2011

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

Moriarty, Chris

Summary: In early twentieth-century New York, as thirteen-year-old Sacha Kessler, the Inquisitor's apprentice, faces enemies old and new that threaten him and his family, he changes his mind about learning magic.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt Children's Books 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Maxwell, Lisa

Summary: In an alternate version of present-day Manhattan, magic is dying, and Esta, a Mageus with a talent for manipulating time, travels back to 1901 to stop the destruction of a book that can possibly restore magic, but in Old New York, Esta must navigate gangs, secret societies, and her feelings for another magician in order to save the future of magic.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon Pulse 2017

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Crowder, Melanie

Summary: Nebraska, 1959. Mazie has dreamed of being on Broadway since she could walk. When her grandmother dies and leaves her a letter and enough money for a six-week stay in New York City, Mazie jumps at the chance to follow her dream. New York City is a shock to the senses, and soon she's homesick for her family-- and for Jesse, the boyfriend whose heart she broke when she left. With her money...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2021

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Noble, Trinka Hakes

Summary: During the 1918 influenza outbreak, nine-year-old Rettie seeks ways to make Thanksgiving special for her siblings and ailing mother.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sleeping Bear Press 2017

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE FIC NOB

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Holidays - Thanksgiving, Call number: JE NOB

Osborne, Mary Pope.

Summary: K-3.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Maxwell, Lisa

Summary: "Esta and Harte race through time and across the country to steal back the remaining elemental stones needed to bind the book's power, stop the Order, and save the future of the Mageus"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Margaret K. McElderry Books 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Nelson, Vaunda Micheaux.

Summary: Relates the story of the National Memorial African Bookstore, founded in Harlem by Louis Michaux in 1939, as seen from the perspective of Louis Michaux Jr., who met famous men like Muhammad Ali and Malcolm X while helping there.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Carolrhoda Books 2015

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Greene, Jacqueline Dembar.

Summary: When Rebecca helps her injured neighbor, Mr. Rossi, by caring for his pigeons, she discovers a strange black pigeon with an eerie message warning Mr. Rossi of danger, and consults a fortune teller to learn if she is in danger, as well.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: American Girl Pub. 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Burdick, Serena

Summary: Not far from Luella and Effie Tildon's large family mansion looms the House of Mercy, a workhouse for wayward girls. When the sisters accidentally learn a secret about their father, the brazen older sister, Luella, becomes emboldened to do as she pleases. But then one morning she is mysteriously gone. Effie suspects her father has sent Luella to the House of Mercy, and the only way to free...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD FIC BUR

Behar, Ruth

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: In 1960s New York, fifth-grader Ruthie, a Cuban-Jewish immigrant, must rely on books, art, her family, and friends in her multicultural neighborhood when an accident puts her in a body cast.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nancy Paulsen Books 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC BEH

Ragen, Naomi.

Summary: " In 1950's Brooklyn, sisters Rose and Pearl Weiss grow up in a loving but strict ultra-Orthodox family, never dreaming of defying their parents or their community's unbending and intrusive demands. Then, a chance meeting with a young French immigrant turns Rose's world upside down, its once bearable strictures suddenly tightening like a noose around her neck. Defiantly, she begins to live a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC RAG

Whitehead, Colson

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Ray Carney was only slightly bent when it came to being crooked. To his customers and neighbors on 125th street, Carney is an upstanding salesman of reasonably priced furniture, making a decent life for himself and his family. Few people know he descends from a line of uptown hoods and crooks, and that his fac̜ade of normalcy has more than a few cracks in it. Cracks that are getting bigger all...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Audio 2021

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Konigsburg, E. L.

Summary: Having run away with her younger brother to live in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, twelve-year-old Claudia strives to keep things in order in their new home and to become a changed person and a heroine to herself.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Audioworks/Simon & Schuster Audio 2009

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Wall, Cara

Summary: Charles and Lily, James and Nan. They meet in Greenwich Village in 1963 when Charles and James are jointly hired to steward the historic Third Presbyterian Church through turbulent times. Their personal differences however, threaten to tear them apart. Charles is destined to succeed his father as an esteemed professor of history at Harvard, until an unorthodox lecture about faith leads him to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WAL

Greene, Jacqueline Dembar.

Summary: Nine-year-old Rebecca Rubin eagerly helps her cousin Ana, newly arrived from Russia, to adjust to life in New York City, but when their teacher says the two must sing together at a school assembly, Rebecca worries that her big moment will be ruined.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: American Girl Pub. 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Greene, Jacqueline Dembar.

Summary: While celebrating her brother's Bar Mitzvah on Coney Island, nine-year-old Rebecca Rubin disobeys by going off on her own, leaving her cousin Ana, a recent immigrant, alone.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: American Girl Pub. 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Taylor, Sydney

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: The adventures of five sisters growing up in a Jewish family in New York in the early twentieth century.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2005

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Greene, Jacqueline Dembar.

Summary: Ten-year-old Rebecca Rubin is injured during a strike at the sweatshop where her uncle and cousin work when she tries to give a speech, while keeping a big secret from her family.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: American Girl Pub. 2009

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