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The Vanderbeekers lost and found —Glaser, Karina Yan, author.

As they look forward to the New York City Marathon in which their friend Mr. B. will run, the Vanderbeeker children learn that one of their good friends is homeless.

The Vanderbeekers to the rescue —Glaser, Karina Yan, author, illustrator.

The Vanderbeeker children, ages six to thirteen, race to help save their mother's baking business from closure after it fails an inspection.

Looking like me —Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-2014.

Jeremy sets out to discover all of the different "people" that make him who he is, including brother, son, writer, and runner.

Some places more than others —Watson, Renée, author.

Amara visits her father's family in Harlem for her twelfth birthday, hoping to better understand her family and herself, but New York City is not what she expected.

The poet X : a novel —Acevedo, Elizabeth, author.

Harlem. Ever since her body grew into curves, Xiomara Batista has learned to let her fists and her fierceness do the talking. She pours all her frustration and passion onto the pages of a leather notebook, reciting the w...

The Vanderbeekers of 141st Street —Glaser, Karina Yan, author.
Large Print
2018
Availability: 1 of 1

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.

Looking like me —Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-

Jeremy sets out to discover all of the different "people" that make him who he is, including brother, son, writer, and runner.

The hula hoopin' queen —Godin, Thelma Lynne.

Kameeka yearns to continue her hula hooping competition with her rival, Jamara, rather than help prepare for Miz Adeline's birthday party, and "the itch" almost ruins the party before the girls learn who the real winner ...

Tobyn : the it girl —Woodfolk, Ashley, author.

High school senior Tobyn, who attends a performing arts school in Harlem, finds support from her fellow Flyy Girls as she pursues fame as a singer, grows closer to Noelle, and struggles to connect with her older sister.

The Great Shelby Holmes —Eulberg, Elizabeth, author.

Nine-year-old Shelby Holmes, the best detective in her Harlem neighborhood, and her new easy-going friend from downstairs, eleven-year-old John Watson, become partners in a dog-napping case.

The stars beneath our feet —Moore, David Barclay, author.

Unable to celebrate the holidays in the wake of his older brother's death in a gang-related shooting, Lolly Rachpaul struggles to avoid being forced into a gang himself while constructing a fantastically creative LEGO ci...

Autobiography of my dead brother —Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-

Jesse pours his heart and soul into his sketchbook to make sense of life in his troubled Harlem neighborhood and the loss of a close friend.

The cruisers —Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-

Friends Zander, Kambui, LaShonda, and Bobbi, caught in the middle of a mock Civil War at DaVinci Academy, learn the true cost of freedom of speech when they use their alternative newspaper, The Cruiser, to try to make pe...

The Poet X : A Novel —Acevedo, Elizabeth, author.
EAudiobook
2018

"Xiomara Batista feels unheard and unable to hide in her Harlem neighborhood. Ever since her body grew into curves, Xiomara Batista has learned to let her fists and her fierceness do the talking. She pours all her frustr...

145th street : short stories —Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-

Ten stories portray life on a block in Harlem.

Rucker Park setup —Volponi, Paul.

While playing in a crucial basketball game on the very court where his best friend was murdered, Mackey tries to come to terms with his own part in that murder and decide whether to maintain his silence or tell J.R.'s fa...

Jazmin's notebook —Grimes, Nikki.

Jazmin, an Afro-American teenager who lives with her older sister in a small Harlem apartment in the 1960s, finds strength in writing poetry and keeping a record of the events in her sometimes difficult life.

The Vanbeekers to the rescue —Glaser, Karina Yan, author.
Large Print
2020
Availability: 1 of 1

The Vanderbeeker children, ages six to thirteen, race to help save their mother's baking business from closure after it fails an inspection.

Mystery of the Dark Tower —Coleman, Evelyn, 1948-

In 1928, when her father tears her and her brother from their mother in North Carolina and takes them to live with aunts in Harlem, twelve-year-old Bessie is trapped in a strange place, especially after her father myster...

Cassie's word quilt —Ringgold, Faith.

Names the people and objects that make a girl's New York City apartment, school, and neighbourhood special.

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