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Larson, Kirby.

Summary: In 1919, seventeen-year-old Hattie leaves the Montana prairie--and her sweetheart Charlie--to become a female reporter in San Francisco.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Listening Library 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

McDonald, Megan.

Summary: In 1974, after Julie's parents divorce, she moves to a new San Francisco neighborhood where the school does not have a girls' basketball team, so she fights for the right to play on the boys' team.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: American Girl Pub. 2007

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC AME

McDonald, Megan.

Summary: In 1974, after Julie's parents divorce, she moves to a new San Francisco neighborhood where the school does not have a girls' basketball team, so she fights for the right to play on the boys' team.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: American Girl Pub. 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Klages, Ellen

Summary: In 1957, inspired by what she is learning about civil rights and armed with knowledge of female ball players, ten-year-old Katy Gordon fights to be allowed to play Little League baseball.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC KLA

Reiss, Kathryn.

Summary: While trying to find a way for her elementary school to help fund the seabird rescue following an oil spill in the San Francisco Bay, Julie investigates the theft of rare guitar. Includes a "Looking Back" essay about benefit concerts in the 1970s.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: American Girl 2011

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Moyer, Jaime Lee.

Summary: "It is the dawn of a new century in San Francisco and Delia Martin is a wealthy young woman whose life appears ideal. But a dark secret colors her life, for Delia's most loyal companions are ghosts, as she has been gifted (or some would say cursed) with an ability to peer across to the other side.Since the great quake rocked her city in 1906, Delia has been haunted by an avalanche of the dead...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tor 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MOY

Moore, Christopher

Summary: "San Francisco, 1947. Bartender Sammy 'Two Toes' Tiffin and the rest of the Cookie's Coffee Irregulars, a ragtag bunch of working mugs last seen in Noir, are on the hustle: they're trying to open a driving school for Chinatown residents; shanghai an abusive Swedish stevedore; get Mable, the local madam, and her girls to a Christmas party at the State Hospital without alerting the overzealous...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2022

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MOO

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: Fiction Moore

Rosen, Lev AC

Summary: "San Francisco, 1952. Detective Evander "Andy" Mills has started a new life for himself as a private detective--but his business hasn't exactly taken off. It turns out that word spreads fast when you have a bad reputation, and no one in the queer community trusts him enough to ask an ex-cop for help. When James, an old flame from the war who had mysteriously disappeared, arrives in his offices...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Forge, Tor Publishing Group 2023

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC ROS

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ROS

Kiste, Gwendolyn

Summary: Reluctant Immortals is a historical horror novel that looks at two men of classic literature, Dracula and Mr. Rochester, and the two women who survived them, Bertha and Lucy, who are now undead immortals residing in Los Angeles in 1967 when Dracula and Rochester make a shocking return in the Haight-Ashbury district of San Francisco.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Saga Press 2022

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KIS

Messner, Kate

Summary: This time Ranger, the time-traveling Golden retriever, finds himself in San Francisco in the middle of the great 1906 earthquake, and his mission is obviously to get a young Chinese immigrant, Lily Chen, to safety, but as they make their way through the ruined and burning city Ranger finds that he must also accomplish something else--finding Lily, who was sold as a servant by her parents, a new...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC MES

Blundell, Judy.

Summary: It is 1906, and when her family is cheated out of their tavern, fourteen-year-old Minnie Bonner is forced to become a maid to the Sump family, who are moving to San Francisco--three weeks before the great earthquake.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2013

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y DA BLU

Edgarian, Carol

Summary: Narrowly surviving the 1906 San Francisco earthquake, a bordello proprietor's daughter bonds with an unlikely new family, from a Chinese clan and an orphan caregiver to tenor Enrico Caruso and tabloid celebrity Alma Spreckels.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC EDG

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC EDG

Meissner, Susan

Summary: "April 18, 1906: A massive earthquake rocks San Francisco just before daybreak, igniting a devouring inferno. Lives are lost, lives are shattered, but some rise from the ashes forever changed. Sophie Whalen is a young Irish immigrant so desperate to get out of a New York tenement that she answers a mail-order bride ad and agrees to marry a man she knows nothing about. San Francisco widower...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MEI

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MEI

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: Fiction Meissner 2021

Moore, Christopher

Summary: San Francisco, 1947. Bartender Sammy 'Two Toes' Tiffin and the rest of the Cookie's Coffee Irregulars, a ragtag bunch of working mugs last seen in Noir, are on the hustle: they're trying to open a driving school for Chinatown residents; shanghai an abusive Swedish stevedore; get Mable, the local madam, and her girls to a Christmas party at the State Hospital without alerting the overzealous...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC MOO

McDonald, Megan.

Summary: "What if you suddenly found yourself in Julie's world--sunny San Francisco in the 1970s? Join her on this adventure where the two of you can challenge the boys to a basketball contest, or spend a day at the beach and rescue a baby sea otter. Your journeyback in time can take whatever twists and turns you choose, as you select from a variety of options in this multiple-ending story"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: American Girl 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC MCD

Choldenko, Gennifer

Summary: Thirteen-year-old Lizzie and her secret friend Noah, who is hiding in her house, plan to rescue Noah's father from the quarantined Chinatown, and save everyone they love from contracting the plague that is spreading in 1900 San Francisco.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wendy Lamb Books, an imprint of Random House Children's Books, a division of Random House LLC 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Wiles, Deborah

Summary: Molly and her cousin drive cross-country in an old bus, navigating protests, parades, and concerts to notify her conscientious objector brother that he has been drafted into the Vietnam War.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2019

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Otsuka, Julie

Summary: Presents the stories of six Japanese mail-order brides whose new lives in early twentieth-century San Francisco are marked by backbreaking migrant work, cultural struggles, children who reject their heritage, and the prospect of wartime internment.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2011

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC OTS

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC OTS

Otsuka, Julie

Summary: This is a a novel that tells the story of a group of young women brought from Japan to San Francisco as "picture brides" nearly a century ago. In eight incantatory sections, The Buddha in the Attic traces the picture brides' extraordinary lives, from their arduous journey by boat, where they exchange photographs of their husbands, imagining uncertain futures in an unknown land; to their arrival...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Playaway Digital Audio 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC OTS

McDonald, Megan.

Summary: After her parents divorce, fun-loving San Francisco girl Julie moves away from her best friend Ivy to start over again in a new house and school. But before long, she learns to create a few changes of her own--from saving endangered eagles to celebrating the U.S. Bicentennial.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

McDonald, Megan.

Summary: In 1974 at her new San Francisco school, nine-year-old Julie does not want to tell her class about her parents' divorce, or to tell her sister about messing up her school assignment, but when she breaks her finger playing basketball and her whole family rallies around her, she realizes the importance of telling the truth.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: American Girl 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

McDonald, Megan.

Summary: It's 1976 and the entire country is celebrating America's 200th birthday. Julie joins her cousins on a pioneer-style wagon train in honor of the Bicentennial. The journey is filled with adventures, challenges, and self-discovery as Julie faces her fears to make an important contribution to her country's birthday. The "Looking Back" section provides additional information about Bicentennial...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: American Girl Pub. 2007

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC AME

McDonald, Megan.

Summary: In 1974 at her new San Francisco school, nine-year-old Julie does not want to tell her class about her parents' divorce, or to tell her sister about messing up her school assignment, but when she breaks her finger playing basketball and her whole family rallies around her, she realizes the importance of telling the truth.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: American Girl Pub. 2007

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC McD

McDonald, Megan.

Summary: To celebrate the country's bicentennial, Julie joins her cousins on a pioneer-style wagon train which is filled with adventures, challenges, and self discovery.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: American Girl Pub. 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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