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García, Cristina

Summary: In the 1970s, a teenaged Iranian princess, a German-Canadian girl, and a Cuban-Jewish girl from New York City become friends when they spend three summers at a Swiss boarding school.

Format: text

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Osborne, Mary Pope

Summary: Jack and Annie travel to a monastery in the Swiss Alps where, with the help of St. Bernard dogs and magic, they seek the second of four special objects necessary to break the spell on the wizard Merlin's beloved penguin, Penny.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Osborne, Mary Pope.

Summary: Jack and Annie travel to a monastery in the Swiss Alps where, with the help of St. Bernard dogs and magic, they seek the second of four special objects necessary to break the spell on the wizard Merlin's beloved penguin, Penny.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2011

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED MTH 46

Edsel, Robert M.

Summary: "As the most destructive war in history ravaged Europe, many of the world's most cherished cultural objects were in harm's way. The Greatest Treasure Hunt in History recounts the astonishing true story of eleven men and one woman who risked their lives amidst the bloodshed of World War II to preserve churches, libraries, monuments, and works of art that for centuries defined the heritage of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Focus, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 940.53 EDS

Lee, Mackenzi.

Summary: "When a talented mechanic in 1818 Geneva brings his brother back from the dead using clockwork parts, the citizens of Geneva think they may have inspired the recently published novel Frankenstein"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Katherine Tegen Books, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2015

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Klimo, Kate.

Summary: Barry der Menschenretter, a Saint Bernard dog, reflects back on his life in the early 1800s at the Hospice of the Great Saint Bernard in the Swiss Alps, where he rescued some forty people from avalanches. Includes facts about the breed and the hospice.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2013

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile- Series, Call number: J Fiction Klimo 2013

Spyri, Johanna

Summary: A Swiss orphan is heartbroken when she must leave her beloved grandfather and their happy home in the mountains to go to school and to care for an invalid girl in the city.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Puffin Books, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC SPY

Haddix, Margaret Peterson.

Summary: When Jonah and Katherine travel to early 1900s Switzerland and Serbia to return Albert Einstein's daughter, Lieserl, to history, her mother Mileva grasps entirely too much about time travel and has no intention of letting her daughter go.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Larson, Kirby

Summary: When her family is forced into an internment camp, Mitsi Kashino is separated from her home, her classmates, and her beloved dog Dash; and as her family begins to come apart around her, Mitsi clings to her one connection to the outer world--the letters from the kindly neighbor who is caring for Dash.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION LAR

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Choldenko, Gennifer

Summary: Moose Flanagan, who lives on Alcatraz along with his family and the families of the other prison guards, is frightened when he discovers that noted gangster Al Capone, a prisoner there, wants a favor in return for the help that he secretly gave Moose.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books for Young Readers 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Stacks, Call number: JFIC CHO

Petersen, Christine.

Summary: Explores the everyday life of a colonial tanner and his responsibilities, social practices, and importance to the community.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Marshall Cavendish Benchmark 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 675.23 PET

Hoose, Phillip M.

Summary: "The true story of a group of boy resistance fighters in Denmark after the Nazi invasion"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar Straus Giroux 2015

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Saracino, Luciano

Summary: In this graphic novel adaptation of Victor Hugo's classic, the ex-convict Jean Valjean strives to build a new life in nineteenth century Paris and protect his adopted daughter, Cosette, but he is pursued by the fanatical police inspector Javert who does not believe in redemption--until it is too late for both of them.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch books, a Capstone imprint 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 SAR

Funaro, Gregory.

Summary: In Victorian England Grubb, an orphan about twelve years old, escapes his life of drudgery as a chimney sweep's apprentice and finds himself in a very strange house filled with magical objects and creatures, but soon he learns that there are dark forces seeking his new master.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney-Hyperion 2015

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC FUN

Petersen, Christine.

Summary: Explores the everyday life of a colonial miller and his responsibilities, social practices, and importance to the community.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Marshall Cavendish Benchmark 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 664.72 PET

Noble, Trinka Hakes

Summary: In this creative nonfiction book, Gordy and Ira, one African-American and one German-Jewish, who live in Depression-era Detroit, bond over a shared interest in boxing as America awaits the rematch between Joe Louis and Max Schmeling.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE NOB

Marsico, Katie

Summary: Explores the everyday life of a colonial doctor and his responsibilities, social practices, and importance to the community.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Marshall Cavendish Benchmark 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 610.973 MAR

Patrick, Denise Lewis

Summary: The A Girl Named series tells the stories of how ordinary American girls grew up to be extraordinary American women. Rosa Parks refused to give up her bus seat to a white passenger in 1955, but how did she come to be so brave?

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2018

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Beginning Readers - Rising Reader (Purple), Call number: JBR PURPLE PAL

Ryan, Pam Muñoz

Summary: Lost in the Black Forest, Otto meets three mysterious sisters and finds himself entwined in a prophecy, a promise, and a harmonica--and decades later three children, Friedrich in Germany, Mike in Pennsylvania, and Ivy in California find themselves caught up in the same thread of destiny in the darkest days of the twentieth century, struggling to keep their families intact, and tied together by...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Ryan, Pam Muñoz

Summary: Lost in the Black Forest, Otto meets three mysterious sisters and finds himself entwined in a prophecy, a promise, and a harmonica--and decades later three children, Friedrich in Germany, Mike in Pennsylvania, and Ivy in California find themselves caught up in the same thread of destiny in the darkest days of the twentieth century, struggling to keep their families intact, and tied together by...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2015

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC RYA

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC RYA

McClure, Wendy.

Summary: To escape rumored terrors in Kansas, New Yorkers Jack and Frances, eleven, and Frances's brother Harold, seven, jump off an orphan train in 1899 and help new friend Alexander to build Wanderville, a safe place for homeless children.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION MCC

Kidd, Ronald

Summary: Hoping that the arrival of Freedom Riders in her town will help her community shed its antiquated views, thirteen-year-old Billie is forced to confront her own mindset when things turn tragic.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Albert Whitman & Company 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC KID