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City of orphans

Avi, 1937-

New York : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, c2011.

350 p. ; 22 cm.

In 1893 New York, thirteen-year-old Maks, a newsboy, teams up with Willa, a homeless girl, to clear his older sister, Emma, from charges that she stole from the brand new Waldorf Hotel, where she works. Includes historical notes.

Reading Level: 4.5

Available

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1 copy available at Paideia School

ISBN:

1416971025

LC Call No:

PZ7.A953 Cit 2011

Dewey Class No:

[Fic] 23

Author:

Avi, 1937-

Title:

City of orphans / Avi ; with illustrations by Greg Ruth.

Publisher:

New York : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, c2011.

Physical:

350 p. ; 22 cm.

Notes:

"A Richard Jackson Book."

BibliogrphyNote:

Includes bibliographical references.

Citation/Refs:

School Library Journal, August 2011

Citation/Refs:

Booklist starred, August 2011

Citation/Refs:

Library Media Connection starred, November 2011

Citation/Refs:

Pub Weekly, August 2011

Citation/Refs:

Kirkus Starred, July 2011

Citation/Refs:

New York Times, November 2011

Citation/Refs:

Horn Book, April 2012

Summary:

In 1893 New York, thirteen-year-old Maks, a newsboy, teams up with Willa, a homeless girl, to clear his older sister, Emma, from charges that she stole from the brand new Waldorf Hotel, where she works. Includes historical notes.

Target Audience:

4.5.

Target Audience:

5-8 Follett Library Resources.

Subject:

Waldorf-Astoria Hotel (New York, N.Y.)--Fiction.

Subject:

Family life--New York (N.Y.)--Fiction.

Subject:

Homeless persons--Fiction.

Subject:

Gangs--Fiction.

Subject:

Immigrants--Fiction.

Subject:

Historical fiction.

Subject:

Mystery fiction.

AE:PersName:

Ruth, Greg, ill.

Link:

Contributor biographical information

Link:

Publisher description

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