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Palacio, R. J.

Summary: Ten-year-old Auggie Pullman, who was born with extreme facial abnormalities and was not expected to survive, goes from being home-schooled to entering fifth grade at a private middle school in Manhattan, which entails enduring the taunting and fear of his classmates as he struggles to be seen as just another student.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage Espan̋ol 2014

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: J468 PAL SPANISH

Rodkey, Geoff

Summary: A humorous oral history that chronicles twelve-year-old twins Reese and Claudia Tapper's heated competition to become sixth grade class president of their New York City private school, through text messages, photographs, screenshots, and more.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Scieszka, Jon.

Summary: The campaign to save the earth from being turned off is going well, but Michael K. must enlist fellow fifth-graders Venus and TJ to help hide the SPHDZ from Agent Umber, especially when they become involved in a school play.

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 SCI

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC SCI

Summary: A psychotic taxi driver tries to save a child prostitute and becomes infatuated with a political campaigner. He goes on a violent rampage when his dreams don't work out.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA TAX

Stead, Rebecca.

Summary: Seventh-grader Georges adjusts to moving from a house to an apartment, his father's efforts to start a new business, his mother's extra shifts as a nurse, being picked on at school, and Safer, a boy who wants his help spying on another resident of their building.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Playaway 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J PA FIC STE

Summary: Pierre is a ballroom-dance instructor with courtly manners whose pupils tend to be well-heeled teenagers. Partly as a dare and partly as a joke, he is offered the job of supervising a South Bronx high school detention class, where the students regard him as a visitor from the moon. They resist him, but he fascinates them, and before long, Pierre has talked them into learning a few steps. He...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Line Home Entertainment 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA TAK

Summary: Skipper and his penguin pals have their hands full solving a whole bunch of problems, including a pigeon's planned attack on the visiting zoo commissioner, sightings of a flying orca, combating a poison dart frog, and the unstoppable growth of a green blob called Jiggles.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: DreamWorks Home Entertainment 2010

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Children's videos, Call number: J DVD Movie Penguins 2010

Summary: In the criminal justice system, sexually based crimes such as rape, torture, pedophilia, and child abuse are dealt with in New York City by a special unit of the police department known as the Special Victims Unit.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV LAW

Brashares, Ann.

Summary: Seventeen-year-old Prenna, an immigrant who moved to New York when she was twelve, came from another time and she and the other travelers must follow strict rules to avoid destroying the new life they have worked so hard to get, as well as the one person Prenna is desperate to protect.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y FICTION BRA

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

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

Scieszka, Jon.

Summary: On his first day at Brooklyn's P.S. 858, fifth-grader Michael K. is teamed with two very strange students, and while he gradually comes to believe they are aliens who need his help, he has trouble convincing anyone else of the truth.

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 SCI

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Scieszka 2010

Scieszka, Jon.

Summary: With only one hundred more Spaceheadz to sign up, Michael K.'s friends start planning an Earth-saving party but Michael fears the Brainwave might be used for a much more sinister purpose.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Scieszka 2011