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The History Of Early New York

author: Thornton, Jeremy
Illustrations and easy-to-follow text chronicle the history of early New York, profiling the different groups of people who settled there.
974.7
year: 2003
copies: 18
call number/section: 974.7
lexile:
subjects: new york (n.y.) [X], united states [X]

Chains

author: Anderson, Laurie Halse
When her owner dies at the start of the Revolution, a greedy nephew keeps Isabel and her younger sister enslaved and sells them to Loyalists in New York, where she is offered the chance to spy for the Patriots.
FIC
year: 2010
copies: 225
call number/section: FIC
lexile: 780

Riot

author: Myers, Walter Dean
In 1863, fifteen-year-old Claire, the daughter of an Irish mother and an African father, faces ugly truths and great danger when Irish immigrants, enraged by the Civil War and a federal draft, lash out against African-Americans and wealthy "swells" of New York City.
FIC
year: 2011
copies: 47
call number/section: FIC
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Sophia's War

author: Avi
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.
FIC
year: 2013
copies: 57
call number/section: FIC
lexile: 730
subjects: spies, historical fiction, spy stories, new york (n.y.) [X], united states [X], historical fiction, war stories

Hope In My Heart

author: Lasky, Kathryn
After her family immigrates to America from Italy in 1903, ten-year-old Sofia is quarantined at the Ellis Island Immigration Station, where she makes a good friend but endures nightmarish conditions.
FIC
year: 2003
copies: 25
call number/section: FIC
lexile: 630
subjects: immigrants, italian americans, diaries, historical fiction, united states [X], new york (n.y.) [X]

The Beautiful And Damned

author: Fitzgerald, F. Scott
Chronicles the relationship of Anthony Patch, Harvard-educated aspiring writer, and his beautiful young wife, Gloria, as they enjoy an endless string of parties as they wait for Anthony's grandfather to die and pass on his millions to them.
FIC
year: 2011
copies: 14
call number/section: FIC
lexile: 1120

Peaches & Daddy

author: Greenburg, Michael M
An account of the sensational marriage of an aging Manhattan millionare and a fifteen-year-old high school dropout during the 1920s; with a parallel look at the rise of tabloid journalism.
974.71
year: 2008
copies: 1
call number/section: 974.71
lexile:
subjects: browning, edward west, heenan, frances, upper class, nineteen twenties, new york (n.y.) [X], united states [X]

American Passage

author: Cannato, Vincent J.
Discusses the massive influx if immigrants through Ellis Island from the late nineteenth century through World War II and the Cold War, covering the resulting ideological debates and new arrivals' encounter with corruption, harsh conditions, and political scheming.
325.73
year: 2009
copies: 2
call number/section: 325.73
lexile:
subjects: immigrants, ellis island (n.j. and n.y.), united states [X], new york (n.y.) [X]

The New York Times Complete Civil War, 1861-1865

author: Holzer, Harold
A collection of six hundred articles and editorials about the American Civil War that have been published in the "New York Times," between 1861 and 1865, with coverage of battles, along with articles on slavery, states rights, the role of women, and profiles of noted heroes.
973.7
year: 2010
copies: 1
call number/section: 973.7
lexile:
subjects: united states [X], new york (n.y.) [X]

If You Lived 100 Years Ago

author: Mcgovern, Ann
Life in the United States was very different in the year 1900. Find out what it was like to grow up in New York, then the largest city in the country.
973.2
year: 1999
copies: 45
call number/section: 973.2
lexile: 770
subjects: inventions, progress, social change, united states [X], new york (n.y.) [X]

The Statue Of Liberty

author: Heinrichs, Ann
Examines the lives of some of the people involved in building the Statue of Liberty and bringing it to the U.
974.7
year: 2001
copies: 9
call number/section: 974.7
lexile: 700
subjects: statue of liberty (new york, n.y.), national monuments, statues, new york (n.y.) [X], united states [X]

Charlotte

author: Lunn, Janet Louise Swoboda
Tells the true story of Charlotte Haines, a girl who was forced to leave her home in 1783 at the age of ten and move to Nova Scotia with her uncle's family after her father, a supporter of the American Revolution, disowned her for disobeying his order to stay away from her Loyalist cousins.
FIC
year: 1998
copies: 12
call number/section: FIC
lexile: 650

Who Is Carrie?

author: Collier, James Lincoln
A young African-American girl living in New York City in the late eighteenth century observes the historic events taking place around her, and at the same time solves the mystery of her own identity.
FIC
year: 2013
copies: 8
call number/section: FIC
lexile: 880

Mister Orange

author: Matti, Truus
When Linus Muller takes over making deliveries for his family's Manhattan grocery store in 1943, including bringing a crate of oranges every other week to an artist from Europe, the two become friends as they discuss war, the future, freedom, and imagination.
FIC
year:
copies: 9
call number/section: FIC
lexile:
subjects: friendship, artists, world war, 1939-1945, family life, new york (n.y.) [X], united states [X]

The American Revolution In New York

author: Humphrey, Jeff
Focuses on the Revolutionary War in New York, discussing what battles took place in New York, what life was like for the colonists, life after the war, and more related topics.
974.7
year: 2012
copies: 16
call number/section: 974.7
lexile:
subjects: new york (n.y.) [X], united states [X]

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