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    Wonderstruck

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    SEL

    Wonderstruck : a novel in words and pictures

    Selznick, Brian.

    Relates the stories of twelve-year-old Ben, who loses his mother and his hearing in a short time frame and decides to leave his Minnesota home in 1977 to seek the father he has never known in New York City; and Rose, who lives with her father but feels compelled to search for what is missing in her life. Ben's story is told in words; Rose's in pictures.

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    Fiction  - JH & HSFiction - JH & HS

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    City of orphans

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    AVI

    City of orphans

    Avi, 1937-

    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.

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    Fiction (Chapterbooks) - ElementaryFiction (Chapterbooks) - Elementary

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    The mayor of Central Park

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    AVI

    The mayor of Central Park

    Avi, 1937-

    Oscar Westerwit, a squirrel who loves baseball and Broadway musicals, fights back when a gangster rat named Big Daddy Duds and his thugs move uptown in the year 1900, invade Central Park, and evict Oscar and his animal friends from their homes.

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    Fiction (Chapterbooks) - ElementaryFiction (Chapterbooks) - Elementary

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    The seer of shadows

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    AVI

    The seer of shadows

    Avi, 1937-

    Photographer Horace Carpetine is commissioned to do a portrait for society matron Mrs. Frederick Von Macht; however, the photos evoke both the image and the ghost of the Von Macht's dead daughter, Eleanora, who has returned to seek vengence on those who killed her.

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    Fiction (Chapterbooks) - ElementaryFiction (Chapterbooks) - Elementary

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    Sophia's war

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    AVI

    Sophia's war : a tale of the Revolution

    Avi, 1937-

    In 1776, after witnessing the execution of Nathan Hale in New York City, newly occupied by the British army, young Sophia Calderwood resolves to do all she can to help the American cause, including becoming a spy.

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    Kaspar the Titanic cat

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    MOR

    Kaspar the Titanic cat

    Morpurgo, Michael.

    Fourteen-year-old Johnny Trott, a bell-boy at London's Savoy Hotel in 1912, becomes caregiver to Kaspar Kandinsky, the Prince of Cats, and soon the two are stowing away on the Titanic, where they are befriended by the Stanton family of New York.

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    The king of Mulberry Street

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    NAP

    The king of Mulberry Street

    Napoli, Donna Jo, 1948-

    Dom, a nine-year old stowaway from Naples, Italy, arrives in New York and must learn to survive the perils of street life in the big city.

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    Fiction (Chapterbooks) - ElementaryFiction (Chapterbooks) - Elementary

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    A big day for baseball

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    OSB

    A big day for baseball

    Osborne, Mary Pope.

    "Jack and Annie use the magic tree house to travel back in time to 1947 Brooklyn, New York, where they pretend to be batboys at Jackie Robinson's first game with the Brooklyn Dodgers against the Boston Braves"--Provided by publisher.

    Due 08/30/19

    Fiction (Chapterbooks) - ElementaryFiction (Chapterbooks) - Elementary

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    Blizzard of the blue moon / #36

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    OSB

    Blizzard of the blue moon / #36

    Osborne, Mary Pope.

    The magic tree house carries Jack and Annie to New York City in 1938 on a mission to rescue the last unicorn.

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    Fiction (Chapterbooks) - ElementaryFiction (Chapterbooks) - Elementary

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    Wonderstruck

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    SEL

    Wonderstruck : a novel in words and pictures

    Selznick, Brian.

    Relates the stories of twelve-year-old Ben, who loses his mother and his hearing in a short time frame and decides to leave his Minnesota home in 1977 to seek the father he has never known in New York City; and Rose, who lives with her father but feels compelled to search for what is missing in her life. Ben's story is told in words; Rose's in pictures.

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    Fiction (Chapterbooks) - ElementaryFiction (Chapterbooks) - Elementary

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    When you reach me

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    STE

    When you reach me

    Stead, Rebecca.

    As her mother prepares to be a contestant on the 1980s television game show, "The $20,000 Pyramid," a twelve-year-old New York City girl tries to make sense of a series of mysterious notes received from an anonymous source that seems to defy the laws of time and space.

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    A dance like starlight

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    DEM

    A dance like starlight : one ballerina's dream

    Dempsey, Kristy.

    A young girl growing up in Harlem in the 1950s, whose mother cleans and stitches costumes for a ballet company, dreams of becoming a prima ballerina one day, and is thrilled to see a performance of Janet Collins, the first "colored" prima ballerina.

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    Picture Book - ElementaryPicture Book - Elementary

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    Henry and the kite dragon

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    HAL

    Henry and the kite dragon

    Hall, Bruce Edward.

    In New York City in the 1920s, the children from Chinatown go after the children from Little Italy for throwing rocks at the beautiful kites Grandfather Chin makes, not realizing that they have a reason for doing so.

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    Picture Book - ElementaryPicture Book - Elementary

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