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Donnelly, Jennifer.

Summary: In 1906, sixteen-year-old Mattie, determined to attend college and be a writer against the wishes of her father and fiance, takes a job at a summer inn where she discovers the truth about the death of a guest. Based on a true story.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House/Listening Library 2003

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Giff, Patricia Reilly.

Summary: When her brother Rob, a Navy cook, goes missing in action during World War II, Jayna, desperate for family, leaves upstate New York and their cranky landlady, accompanied by a turtle and a ghost, to seek their grandmother, who Rob believes may live in Brooklyn. Includes soup recipes.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wendy Lamb Books 2013

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Giff 2013

Hoffman, Alice.

Summary: The daughter of a Coney Island boardwalk curiosities museum's front man pursues an impassioned love affair with a Russian immigrant photographer who after fleeing his Lower East Side Orthodox community has captured poignant images of the infamous Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FIC HOF

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC HOF

Pintoff, Stefanie.

Summary: "The murder of Judge Hugo Jackson is out of Detective Simon Ziele's jurisdiction in more ways than one. It's high profile enough to command the attention of the notorious new police commissioner, since Judge Jackson was presiding over the sensationalist trial of Al Drayson. Drayson, an anarchist, set off a bomb at a Carnegie wedding, but instead of killing millionaires, it killed passersby,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Minotaur Books 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PIN

Hoffman, Alice.

Summary: "An extraordinarily imaginative and immersive novel, this one set in New York from 1911-1925"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2014

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HOF

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HOF

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Hoffman 2014

Donnelly, Jennifer.

Summary: In 1906, sixteen-year-old Mattie, determined to attend college and be a writer against the wishes of her father and fiance, takes a job at a summer inn where she discovers the truth about the death of a guest. Based on a true story.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Tooke, Wes.

Summary: Louis, who loves baseball despite being the worst stickball player in White Plains, New York, sees his opportunity to be bat boy for the 1961 Yankees team as the perfect way to escape the problems of his father's remarriage and moving to the suburbs.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Greene, Jacqueline Dembar.

Summary: When Rebecca attends summer camp in the country because of the spreading polio epidemic in New York City, she is troubled by a bully in her tent and another fellow camper who is strangely secretive.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: American Girl Pub. 2010

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J AGHM GRE

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Johnson, J. J.

Summary: An autobiographical novel in which fifteen-year-old Jennifer Johnson convinces her parents to commit her to the Eating Disorders Unit of an upstate New York psychiatric hospital in 1988, where the treatment for her bulimia and anorexia is not what she expects.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Peachtree 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Barrett, Andrea.

Summary: Detached from the rest of the country on the eve of World War I, the tuberculosis-stricken residents of an Adirondack lakeside sanatorium are housed in accordance with their economic status and languish in their isolation before an enterprising patient initiates a weekly discussion group.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC BAR

Laskin, David

Summary: "A striking coming-of-age novel set in New York City at the beginning of 1970 as a young man escapes his Long Island suburb to Manhattan where he becomes swept up in the radical causes of the era. As the 1960s turn into 1970 in the Long Island suburb of Great Neck, seventeen-year old Sam Stein is falling in love for the first time. Kim is a young radical in a place where bourgeois white...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 2021

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Donnelly, Jennifer.

Summary: In 1906, sixteen-year-old Mattie, determined to attend college and be a writer against the wishes of her father and fiance, takes a job at a summer inn where she discovers the truth about the death of a guest. Based on a true story.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt 2003

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC DON

Zoboi, Ibi Aanu

Summary: In the summer of 1984, twelve-year-old Ebony-Grace of Huntsville, Alabama, visits her father in Harlem, where her fascination with outer space and science fiction interfere with her finding acceptance.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton Children's Books 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Pintoff, Stefanie.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Minotaur Books 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PIN

Raab, Scott

Summary: "The powerful story of the rebuilding of the World Trade Center, featuring dozens of never-before-seen color photos by the official site photographer"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 974.7 RAA

Messner, Kate

Summary: Ranger the time-traveling Golden retriever was trained for search-and-rescue and even though he did not pass the tests he has used his training on his many trips to help people caught up in disasters; now he has arrived at the World Trade Center on the morning of September 11, 2001 just as the first plane hits, and he must rescue fifth-graders Risha and Max who are trapped in the wreckage,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2020

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC MES

Summary: "For the first time in print, rich, provocative first-hand stories of life in the Bronx in the twentieth century. In Bronx Faces and Voices, sixteen men and women tell their personal, uncensored stories of the New York City borough--before, during, and after the troubled years of arson, crime, abandonment, and flight in the 1970s and 1980s. The voices in this volume are as eclectic as the Bronx...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Texas Tech University Press 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 974 BRO

Wells, Jonathan Daniel

Summary: "Although slavery was outlawed in the northern states in 1827, the illegal slave trade continued in the one place modern readers would least expect, the streets and ports of America's great northern metropolis: New York City. In 'The Kidnapping Club,' historian Jonathan Daniel Wells takes readers to a rapidly changing city rife with contradiction, where social hierarchy clashed with a rising...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bold Type Books 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 974.7 WEL

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

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: 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

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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Hill, Laban Carrick

Summary: Explores the literary, artistic, and intellectual creativity of the Harlem Renaissance and discusses the lives and work of Louis Armstrong, Langston Hughes, Zora Neale Hurston, and other notable figures of the era.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company Books for Young Readers 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 810.9 HIL

Gratz, Alan

Summary: Brandon is visiting his dad on the 107th floor of the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001 when the attack comes; Reshmina is a girl in Afghanistan who has grown up in the aftermath of that attack but dreams of peace, becoming a teacher and escaping her village and the narrow role that the Taliban believes is appropriate for women--both are struggling to survive, both changed forever by the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC GRA

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in JT Fiction, Call number: JT Fiction Gratz 2021

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