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Harkaway, Nick

Summary: Assigned to a ceremonial post in Mancreu, British consul and Afghanistan war veteran Lester Ferris is compelled to disregard widespread underworld activities while bonding with a comic-addicted youth who relies on him for help during a violent uprising.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Inc 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAR

Amin, Manisha.

Summary: Set in rural India, "a ... story of a community's joys and sorrows, the transformative powers of music, the many faces of friendship, and a boy's journey, against all odds, to become a man"--P. [4] of cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Paperback 2013

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC AMI

Venkatraman, Padma

Summary: In Chennai, india, after spending his whole life in jail with his mother, who is serving time for a crime she did not commit, nine-year-old Kabir is suddenly released and has to figure out how to survive on his own in the outside world.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nancy Paulsen Books 2021

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

Carcaterra, Lorenzo.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2002

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CAR

Funke, Cornelia Caroline.

Summary: Two brothers, having run away from the aunt who plans to adopt only the younger one, are sought by a detective hired by their aunt, but they find protection from a gang of Venetian street children and their leader, the Thief Lord.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2010

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

Shors, John

Summary: When Iris' father, a Vietnam vet, makes a dying wish that she take over the operation of a shelter for street children in Ho Chi Minh City, she agrees--and takes with her her long-time friend Noah, an Iraq War veteran.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2010

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

Johnson, Maureen

Summary: "Swinging London, Summer 1967. Sixteen-year-old Estella, gifted with talent, ingenuity, and ambition, dreams of becoming a renowned fashion designer. But life seems intent on making sure her dreams never come true. Having arrived in London as a young girl, Estella now runs wild through the city streets with Jasper and Horace, amateur thieves who double as Estella's makeshift family and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney Press 2021

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

Carcaterra, Lorenzo.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Audio 2002

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

Burgas, Ángel

Summary: Santiago arrives in Medellín, Colombia, in search of one particular boy, but when he meets the youths at a social service foundation, where he is called Kalimán, he becomes involved in helping them stay away from crime and rebuild their lives.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bámbu Editorial 2014

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1 available in Young Adult Foreign Language, Call number: YA FOREIGN SPANISH BUR

Alger, Horatio

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 1985

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ALG

Kellerman, Faye.

Summary: LA Police Detective Peter Decker and his girlfriend Rina are enjoying a camping trip until Rina's boys discover the skeletal remains of two teenage girls. Immersing himself in the case, Decker's drive to solve this horrific crime pulls him deep into a nightmare he must make his own.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperAudio/HarperCollins 2008

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Woods, Matilda

Summary: Left alone in Hodeldorf, the coldest city anywhere, Otto joins forces with Nim and other tattercoats, street children who steal to survive, to face evil forces and save the day.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2020

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

Thornton, Mark R.

Summary: "This lean, raw, and surprising debut is a deeply moving and powerful story of Moses, a nine-year-old survivor of the harsh streets of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Moses longs for something outside the grim existence he has known. He and his friend Kioso hitch a ride out of the city on the back of a truck only to find themselves in the wilderness where their street wisdom no longer helps them as...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Arcade Publishing 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC THO

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