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Meet Samantha, An American Girl

author: Adler, Susan S., Adler, Susan
In 1904, nine-year-old Samantha, an orphan living with her wealthy grandmother, and her servant friend Nellie have a midnight adventure when they try to find out what has happened to the seamstress who suddenly left her job.
FIC
year: 1998
copies: 94
call number/section: FIC
lexile: 610

Happy Birthday, Samantha!

author: Tripp, Valerie
When Samantha's tenth birthday party is spoiled by the boy next door, Aunt Cornelia and her young twin sisters try to ease Samantha's disappointment by inviting her and Grandmary to visit them in New York City.
FIC
year: 1998
copies: 69
call number/section: FIC
lexile: 640
subjects: new york (n.y.) [X], orphans, birthdays, women [X]

Anne Elizabeth's Diary

author: Rector, Anne Elizabeth
Presents a selection of writings and drawings from the diary of Anne Elizabeth Rector, a twelve-year-old girl who lived in New York City in 1912, and includes sidebars that describe Rector's life and family, as well as notable people, places, and events of the time.
974.7
year: 2014
copies: 10
call number/section: 974.7
lexile: 860
subjects: rector, anne elizabeth, girls, child artists, artists, women [X], diaries, new york (n.y.) [X]

Secrets On 26th Street

author: Jones, Elizabeth Mcdavid
Susan, eleven years old in 1914, encounters a mystery through an independent-minded female boarder and becomes involved in the growing suffrage movement in New York City.
FIC
year: 2010
copies: 28
call number/section: FIC
lexile: 740

Daughters Of The Stone

author: Llanos-figueroa, Dahlma
Chronicles the experiences of five generations of women, beginning with Fela, a Puerto Rican sugar plantation African slave who cherished a stone containing the essence of her unborn child and allowed her master to impregnate her, as they discover their powers and struggle with relationships with their husbands and daughters.
FIC
year: 2009
copies: 1
call number/section: FIC
lexile:
subjects: plantation life, women [X], family, puerto rico, new york (n.y.) [X]

Vera Wang

author: Krohn, Katherine E
Presents a brief biography of famous New York fashion designer Vera Wang.
920
year: 2007
copies: 2
call number/section: 920
lexile: 940

The Bostonians

author: James, Henry
In the heart of traditional Boston the female abolitionists are demanding an answer to the woman-question.
FIC
year: 2005
copies: 3
call number/section: FIC
lexile: 1230

Cheap Amusements

author: Peiss, Kathy Lee
Discusses how young working women in New York City spent their free time and money at the beginning of the twentieth century.
974.7
year: 1986
copies: 1
call number/section: 974.7
lexile: 1580
subjects: amusements, women [X], new york (n.y.) [X]

All-night Party

author: Barnet, Andrea
Examines the lives of over twenty women who were influential in the cultural revolution that swept Greenwich Village and Harlem in the early twentieth century, and opened doors for women into new areas of art and activism.
305.4
year: 2004
copies: 1
call number/section: 305.4
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Veronica

author: Gaitskill, Mary
Alison, aging and ill, looks back on her life as a teenage fashion model in Paris and Rome, the crash of her career, and her move to New York where she met and formed a memorable friendship with the remarkable, eccentric Veronica, a woman suffering from AIDS.
FIC
year: 2005
copies: 1
call number/section: FIC
lexile:

Welfare Brat

author: Childers, Mary
A woman who grew up in the blighted Bronx during the 1960s offers a memoir of poverty, abuse, and the welfare system, describing a world of urban decay, rampant crime, race riots, white flight, alcohol and drugs, and her own difficult struggle to achieve self-sufficiency.
920
year: 2006
copies: 3
call number/section: 920
lexile:

Women Of The Harlem Renaissance

author: Mckissack, Lisa Beringer
Presents a brief profile of the women of the Harlem Renaissance during the 1920s and 1930s whose creative work included writers, artists, and musicians.
920
year: 2007
copies: 2
call number/section: 920
lexile: 960

The Long Road Home

author: Steel, Danielle
Gabriella Harrison, psychologically scarred by the almost constant beatings she got as a child from her mother, is given a reprieve from the abuse when she is sent to live at a convent school, but even as an adult her life does not go smoothly, and she finds she must confront her past before she can deal with the future.
FIC
year: 1999
copies: 1
call number/section: FIC
lexile:
subjects: women [X], abused children, man-woman relationships, child abuse, new york (n.y.) [X]

A Matter Of Pride And Other Stories

author: Mohr, Nicholasa
FIC
year: 1997
copies: 1
call number/section: FIC
lexile:
subjects: women [X], puerto rican women, new york (n.y.) [X]

Carrie Pilby

author: Lissner, Caren
Carrie Pilby, an antisocial nineteen-year-old college graduate whose only consistent link to the world outside her New York apartment is her therapist, begins a step-by-step attempt to appreciate the company of others and wrestles with questions about relationships and morality.
FIC
year: 2010
copies: 1
call number/section: FIC
lexile:

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