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When Jessie Came Across The Sea

author: Hest, Amy
A thirteen-year-old Jewish orphan reluctantly leaves her grandmother and immigrates to New York City, where she works for three years sewing lace and earning money to bring Grandmother to the United States, too.
FIC
year: 2003
copies: 80
call number/section: FIC
lexile: 470

Land Of Hope

author: Nixon, Joan Lowery, Nixon
Rebekah, a fifteen-year-old Jewish immigrant arriving in New York City in 1902, almost abandons her dream of getting an education when she is forced to work in a sweatshop.
FIC
year: 2001
copies: 117
call number/section: FIC
lexile: 880

Dave At Night

author: Levine, Gail Carson
When orphaned Dave is sent to the Hebrew Home for Boys where he is treated cruelly, he sneaks out at night and is welcomed into the music- and culture-filled world of the Harlem Renaissance.
FIC
year: 2001
copies: 29
call number/section: FIC
lexile: 490
subjects: orphans, jews [X], harlem renaissance, african americans, new york (n.y.) [X]

Lost In America

author: Sachs, Marilyn
Follows the experiences of Nicole, a teenaged French Jew, from 1943 to 1948, as she loses her parents and sister to the concentration camps and then leaves her native France to make a new life for herself in New York City.
FIC
year: 2005
copies: 12
call number/section: FIC
lexile: 720
subjects: immigrants, jews [X], holocaust, jewish (1939-1945), new york (n.y.) [X], france

The King Of Mulberry Street

author: Napoli, Donna Jo
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.
FIC
year: 2007
copies: 35
call number/section: FIC
lexile: 560

The Locket

author: Lieurance, Suzanne
Eleven-year-old Galena, a Russian immigrant begins fighting for improved working conditions in New York City's factories after a terrible fire claims the lives of over 140 workers at the non-unionized Triangle Shirtwaist Factory.
FIC
year: 2008
copies: 5
call number/section: FIC
lexile:

Lost

author: Davies, Jacqueline
In 1911 New York, sixteen-year-old Essie Rosenfeld must stop taking care of her irrepressible six-year-old sister when she goes to work at the Triangle Waist Company, where she befriends a missing heiress who is in hiding from her family and who seems to understand the feelings of heartache and grief that Essie is trying desperately to escape.
FIC
year: 2009
copies: 22
call number/section: FIC
lexile: 680

Bundle Of Trouble

author: Reiss, Kathryn
After Rebecca meets a new family in her New York City apartment building and helps watch their fussy baby while they are moving in, she becomes convinced that they have been victimized by the kidnappers that have been operating in their neighborhood.
FIC
year: 2011
copies: 3
call number/section: FIC
lexile: 690

Threads And Flames

author: Friesner, Esther M
In 1910, thirteen-year-old Raisa travels alone from Poland to New York City, where she discovers her older sister, who was supposed to take care of Raisa, has disappeared, leaving Raisa to accept a job at the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory, where her life is changed once again after a tragic fire.
FIC
year: 2010
copies: 17
call number/section: FIC
lexile: 840
subjects: immigrants, jews [X], new york (n.y.) [X]

Faraway Summer

author: Hurwitz, Johanna
In the summer of 1910, Dossi, a poor Russian immigrant from the tenements of New York, spends two weeks with the Meade family on their Vermont farm, and all their lives are enriched by the experience.
FIC
year: 2000
copies: 11
call number/section: FIC
lexile: 730

Immigrant Girl

author: Harvey, Brett
Becky, whose family has emigrated from Russia to avoid being persecuted as Jews, finds growing up in New York City in 1910 a vivid and exciting experience.
FIC
year: 1987
copies: 5
call number/section: FIC
lexile: 760
subjects: emigration and immigration, jews [X], russian americans, new york (n.y.) [X]

A Pickpocket's Tale

author: Schwabach, Karen
When Molly, a ten-year-old orphan, is arrested for picking pockets in London in 1731, she is banished to America and serves as an indentured servant for a New York City family that expects her to follow their Jewish traditions.
FIC
year: 2008
copies: 7
call number/section: FIC
lexile: 810

The Doll Shop Downstairs

author: Mcdonough, Yona Zeldis
When World War I breaks out, nine-year-old Anna thinks of a way to save her family's beloved New York City doll repair shop.
FIC
year: 2011
copies: 4
call number/section: FIC
lexile:

The Inquisitor's Apprentice

author: Moriarty, Chris
In early twentieth-century New York, Sacha Kessler's ability to see witches earns him an apprenticeship to the police department's star inquisitor, Maximillian Wolf, to help stop magical crime.
FIC
year: 2013
copies: 14
call number/section: FIC
lexile: 870

Meet Rebecca

author: Greene, Jacqueline Dembar
Nine-year-old Rebecca Rubin, a Jewish girl living in New York in 1914, aspires to be an actress, despite her family's objection to it, and uses her acting skills to raise money to save her cousins in Russia from danger.
FIC
year: 2009
copies: 40
call number/section: FIC
lexile: 720

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