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The Wednesday wars —Schmidt, Gary D.

During the 1967 school year, on Wednesday afternoons when all his classmates go to either Catechism or Hebrew school, seventh-grader Holling Hoodhood stays in Mrs. Baker's classroom where they read the plays of William S...

Ask me no questions —Budhos, Marina Tamar.

Fourteen-year-old Nadira, her sister, and their parents, are immigrants from Bangladesh living in New York City on expired visas. After the events of September 11, 2001 they seek asylum in Canada but Nadira's father is a...

The Vanderbeekers of 141st Street —Glaser, Karina Yan, author.
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Told that they will have to move out of their Harlem brownstone just after Christmas, the five Vanderbeeker children, ages four to twelve, decide to change their reclusive landlord's mind.

Changes for Rebecca —Greene, Jacqueline Dembar.

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.

Brooklyn Bridge : a novel —Hesse, Karen.

In 1903 Brooklyn, fourteen-year-old Joseph Michtom's life changes for the worse when his parents, Russian immigrants, invent the teddy bear and turn their apartment into a factory, while nearby the glitter of Coney Islan...

The ghost in apartment 2R —Markell, Denis, author.

aIt stinks that Danny's older brother moved out and went to college. But you know what's worse? He left behind an angry ghost in his room! With the help of his friends Nat and Gus, Danny interviews everyone his Brooklyn ...

The Vanderbeekers make a wish —Glaser, Karina Yan, author.

"It's summer on 141st Street, and the Vanderbeekers are looking forward to Papa's surprise fortieth birthday party. But then Papa must leave town to help his best friend and the Vanderbeeker children are surprised to fin...

The whoopie pie war —Jenkins, Emily, 1967-

"Hank Wolowitz and Inkling, his invisible bandapat friend, try to save the family ice-cream store's business from a whoopie pie food truck parked outside."-- Provided by publisher.

Rooftop —Volponi, Paul.

Still reeling from seeing police shoot his unarmed cousin to death on the roof of a New York City housing project, seventeen-year-old Clay is dragged into the whirlwind of political manipulation that follows.

Not if I can help it —Mackler, Carolyn, author.

Willa lives on the upper West Side of Manhattan with her divorced father and her younger brother and attends fifth grade with her best friend Ruby, and she likes things to be a certain way, because it makes life manageab...

Rebecca to the rescue —Greene, Jacqueline Dembar.

While celebrating her brother's Bar Mitzvah on Coney Island, nine-year-old Rebecca Rubin disobeys by going off on her own, leaving her cousin Ana, a recent immigrant, alone.

Lights, camera, Rebecca! —Greene, Jacqueline Dembar, author.

For her tenth birthday, Rebecca is invited to visit her cousin Max's movie studio! When the cameras begin to roll, she finds herself unexpectedly presented with a part to play. Rebecca doesn't have the courage to tell he...

Keys to the city —Schroeder, Lisa, author.

Nearly-thirteen-year-old Melinda Jia Mackay was adopted from China as a baby, and she has always preferred to stay out of the limelight, reading and writing for her own pleasure--but now she has a summer assignment, so w...

Rebecca and Ana —Greene, Jacqueline Dembar.

Nine-year-old Rebecca Rubin eagerly helps her cousin Ana, newly arrived from Russia, to adjust to life in New York City, but when their teacher says the two must sing together at a school assembly, Rebecca worries that h...

Meet Rebecca : an American girl —Greene, Jacqueline Dembar.

In 1914 New York City, nine-year-old Rebecca is determined to show her family that she is old enough to light the Shabbos candles and go to the movies.

Melanie in Manhattan —Weston, Carol.

Eleven-year-old Melanie records in her diary how she rediscovers her hometown of Manhattan, copes with competing for her best friend's attention, enjoys a litter of baby mice, and anxiously awaits email from her Spanish ...

Liar & spy —Stead, Rebecca, author.

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 sp...

Ten rules for living with my sister —Martin, Ann M., 1955-

Nine-year-old Pearl and her popular, thirteen-year-old sister, Lexie, do not get along very well, but when their grandfather moves in and the girls have to share a room, they must find common ground.

Quit it —Byalick, Marcia, 1947-

Diagnosed with a neurological disorder that causes uncontrollable tics, such as coughing and head jerking, sixth-grader Carrie must cope with the embarrassment and strain of various reactions from family, friends, and st...

Four seasons —Zalben, Jane Breskin.

Over the course of a year, thirteen-year-old Allegra Katz, a student at the demanding Julliard School and the daughter of two musicians, tries to decide whether she wants to continue to pursue a career as a concert piani...

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