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Building Manhattan

author: Vila, Laura
Simple text and colorful illustrations describe how Manhattan went from being a remote island to a city full of buildings and people.
974.7
year: 2008
copies: 5
call number/section: 974.7
lexile:
subjects: manhattan (new york, n.y.) [X], new york (n.y.) [X]

Forever

author: Hamill, Pete
Cormac O'Connor, an Irishman who has come to New York in 1740 to avenge the deaths of his parents, is given the gift of immortality after helping an African shaman, on the condition that he never leave the island of Manhattan, and goes on to become involved in many of the historical events of the city, while pursing a blood enemy throughout the ages.
FIC
year: 2003
copies: 4
call number/section: FIC
lexile:
subjects: immortality, irish americans, revenge, magic, new york (n.y.) [X], manhattan (new york, n.y.) [X]

City Of Dreams

author: Swerling, Beverly
Lucas Turner and his sister, Sally, arrive in New York in 1661 hoping to make a fresh start in the rough Dutch settlement of Nieuw Amsterdam, but they find it is harder to adjust to their new life than they thought it would be.
FIC
year: 2001
copies: 1
call number/section: FIC
lexile:
subjects: british americans, dutch americans, new york (n.y.) [X], manhattan (new york, n.y.) [X]

See The City

author: Pericoli, Matteo
Presents a panoramic view of Manhattan through the drawings of the author and includes a personal narrative about some of the buildings and sites.
741.94
year: 2004
copies: 3
call number/section: 741.94
lexile:
subjects: pericoli, matteo, drawing, manhattan (new york, n.y.) in art, new york (n.y.) in art, manhattan (new york, n.y.) [X], new york (n.y.) [X]

Celluloid Skyline

author: Sanders, James
An exploration of New York City as it exists in reality and as it has been portrayed in the movies since 1896, looking at sets of New York constructed in the back lots of Hollywood studios, and discussing the ways in which the mythical city has influenced perceptions of the actual place.
791.43
year: 2001
copies: 1
call number/section: 791.43
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New York

author: Glassman, Bruce
Describes the history, people, and things to see in Manhattan, the heart of the city that is one of the world's most powerful financial centers.
974.7
year: 1992
copies: 3
call number/section: 974.7
lexile:
subjects: new york (n.y.) [X], manhattan (new york, n.y.) [X], new york (n.y.)

The Building Of Manhattan

author: Mackay, Donald A
Describes the construction of the early houses and the later development of structural steel buildings including today's latest developments in poured concrete.
690
year: 2010
copies: 9
call number/section: 690
lexile: 1240
subjects: building, public works, buildings, manhattan (new york, n.y.) [X], new york (n.y.) [X]

New York, New York

author: Deegan, Paul J.
A tour of New York City from lower Manhattan and the Statue of Liberty through midtown and Fifth Avenue to uptown Central Park and Harlem.
917.47
year: 1989
copies: 3
call number/section: 917.47
lexile:
subjects: new york (n.y.) [X], manhattan (new york, n.y.) [X]

Manhattan Transfer

author: Dos Passos, John
A thread of continuity binds these vignettes of incidents and characters living in New York City in the nineteen twenties.
FIC
year: 2000
copies: 2
call number/section: FIC
lexile:
subjects: social problems, immigrants, rich people, manhattan (new york, n.y.) [X], new york (n.y.) [X]

New York Sawed In Half

author: Rose, Joel
Two men in the 1820s convince much of New York City that a plan is in the works to saw off the southern half of Manhattan and place it somewhere else in order to keep it from sinking into the harbor.
974.7
year: 2001
copies: 1
call number/section: 974.7
lexile:
subjects: impostors and imposture, new york (n.y.) [X], manhattan (new york, n.y.) [X]

On The High Line

author: La Farge, Annik
A guidebook to the High Line, an urban park constructed on one-and-a-half miles of abandoned elevated railroad track on Manhattan's West Side, and the sights and points of interest surrounding the park.
917.47
year: 2012
copies: 1
call number/section: 917.47
lexile:
subjects: urban parks, new york (n.y.) [X], manhattan (new york, n.y.) [X], high line (new york, n.y. : park)

Manhattan

author: Highsmith, Carol M.
This book is a tour of the island of Manhattan, a dazzling metropolis of soaring skyscrapers and great city parks, magnificent museums and professional sports teams, epicurean restaurants and intricate subway systems.
917.47
year: 1998
copies: 1
call number/section: 917.47
lexile:
subjects: manhattan (new york, n.y.) [X], new york (n.y.) [X]

No Lease On Life

author: Tillman, Lynne
Follows Elizabeth Hall through twenty-four turbulent hours in which she witnesses the seedier activities that take place on New York's streets.
FIC
year: 1998
copies: 1
call number/section: FIC
lexile:
subjects: city and town life, paranoia, manhattan (new york, n.y.) [X], new york (n.y.) [X]

The Island At The Center Of The World

author: Shorto, Russell
Examines the Dutch Colony on Manhattan Island which exists prior to the original thirteen colonies in America, and includes important colonists, Native Americans, and a variety of events.
974.7
year: 2005
copies: 1
call number/section: 974.7
lexile:
subjects: donck, adriaen van der, stuyvesant, peter, minuit, peter, dutch americans, new york (n.y.) [X], manhattan (new york, n.y.) [X]

New York For New Yorkers

author: Greene, Liza M
An era-by-era guide to the history of New York City from 1655 to 1995, featuring a timeline of events, and providing descriptions of some of the city's architectural landmarks from each era.
720
year: 2001
copies: 1
call number/section: 720
lexile:
subjects: architecture, buildings, manhattan (new york, n.y.) [X], new york (n.y.) [X]

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