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Yang, Kelly

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "Mia Tang is at the top of her game! She's spending winter break with Mom, Lupe, Jason, and Hank in San Francisco's Chinatown! Rich with history and hilarious aunties and uncles, it's the place to find a great story--one she hopes to publish while attending journalism camp at the Tribune. But this trip has as many bumps as the hills of San Francisco... 1. Mia's camp is full of older kids, with...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2023

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Roy, Ron

Summary: Dink, Josh, and Ruth Rose are enjoying a visit to San Francisco when Holden, their college-age tour guide, is accused of abducting Miss Chinatown from the Chinese New Year parade and stealing her valuable crown.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Children's Books 2011

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Bertman, Jennifer Chambliss

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Summary: Twelve-year-old Emily is on the move again. Her family is relocating to San Francisco, home of her literary idol: Garrison Griswold, creator of the online sensation Book Scavenger, a game where books are hidden all over the country and clues to find them are revealed through puzzles. But Emily soon learns that Griswold has been attacked and is in a coma, and no one knows anything about the epic...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2015

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Lee, Stacey (Stacey Heather)

Summary: Winston Chu saves the owner of a curiosities shop from a robbery only to be gifted a broomstick and a dustpan for his trouble--items that turn out to be more a curse than a blessing when they sweep away important stuff, like his baby sister.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney/Hyperion 2023

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Stone, Tamara Ireland.

Summary: Told from his point of view, continues the love story of Bennett, a time traveler from 2012 San Francisco, and Anna, sixteen, of 1995 Evanston, Illinois, as they try to make their relationship work despite his fear that it is not meant to be.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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

Yep, Laurence

Summary: A tiger, a monkey, a dragon, and a twelve-year-old Chinese American boy fight to keep a magic talisman out of the hands of an enemy who would use its power to destroy the world.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper; an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2021

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

Li, Christina

Summary: "Thanks to her Ye-Ye's epic scavenger hunts, thirteen-year-old Ruby Chu knows San Francisco like the back of her hand. But after his death, she feels lost, and it seems like everyone--from her best friends to her older sister--is abandoning her. After Ruby gets in major trouble at school, her parents decide she has to spend the summer at a local senior center, with her grandmother, Nai-Nai, and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Quill Tree Books, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2023

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC LI

Ponti, James

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Summary: Rebel surfer-turned-field ops specialist Sydney finds herself in hot water while undercover on a marine research vessel, while her City Spies teammates investigate a suspected mole.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Aladdin 2021

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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

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

Lee, Stacey (Stacey Heather)

Summary: When San Francisco adults forget who they are and mysterious exotic birds flock to the city, twelve-year-old Winston Chu and friends team up to investigate the strange occurrences and face off against Mr. Pang's older magpie-turned-human brother, Mr. Gu.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney/Hyperion 2024

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

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

Brandon, James

Summary: Seventeen-year-old Isaac Griffin sets out to find the father he has never met, only to discover that perhaps the missing pieces of his life were never missing at all. Includes author's note.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nancy Paulsen Books 2022

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1 available in New YA Materials, Call number: YA FIC BRA

Bertman, Jennifer Chambliss

Summary: Mr. Quisling is definitely up to something mysterious, and Emily and James are on high alert. First, there's the coded note he drops at a book event. Then Emily and James uncover a trail of encrypted messages in books by Mark Twain hidden through Book Scavenger. What is most suspicious is that each hidden book triggers an arson.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Christy Ottaviano Books, Henry Holt and Company 2017

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

Bunting, Eve

Summary: Robert and his friend Charlie are proud of their fathers, who are working on the construction of San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt 2006

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FICTION Bunting

Svetcov, Danielle

Summary: "Newly homeless Jeanne Ann and wealthy Cal form a vital friendship as they both search for stability and community, finding it through love of books, art, and food"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books for Young Readers 2020

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

Coombs, Amelia Diane

Summary: Florie's OCD and her mother's worrying have kept her from a lot of things, like having an after-school job and getting her driver's license. Now she's taking a gap year after high school, and her best friend Kacey is headed to college in Portland in the fall. Winning tickets to see her favorite true crime podcast's live show in California gives her the opportunity leave small-town Washington...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2022

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

Osborne, Mary Pope.

Summary: The magic tree house takes Jack and Annie to San Francisco in 1906, in time for them to experience one of the biggest earthquakes the United States had ever known.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2001

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1 available in J Series, Call number: J FIC OSB

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Transitional Reader (Blue), Call number: JBR BLUE OSB

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

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1 available in Stacks, Call number: JFIC OSB

O'Dell, Kathleen

Summary: In 1970's San Francisco, Julie is excited to take care of Ivy's talking parrot while her friend is on vacation, but strange things are happening at Ivy's house and an old friend of Julie may be to blame.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: American Girl 2013

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

Scott, Michael

Summary: While working at pleasant but mundane summer jobs in San Francisco, fifteen-year-old twins, Sophie and Josh, suddenly find themselves caught up in the deadly, centuries-old struggle between rival alchemists, Nicholas Flamel and John Dee, over the possession of an ancient and powerful book holding the secret formulas for alchemy and everlasting life.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2007

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC SCO

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC Sco

Doctorow, Cory.

Summary: After being interrogated for days by the Department of Homeland Security in the aftermath of a major terrorist attack on San Francisco, California, seventeen-year-old Marcus, released into what is now a police state, decides to use his expertise in computer hacking to set things right.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tor Teen 2008

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

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

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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

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

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

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

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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

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