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Sky Boys : How They Built The Empire State Building

author: Hopkinson, Deborah
In 1931, a boy and his father watch as the world's tallest building, the Empire State Building, is constructed, step-by-step, near their Manhattan home.
FIC
year: 2006
copies: 53
call number/section: FIC
lexile: 950
subjects: skyscrapers, building, historical fiction, new york (n.y.) [X]

Shutting Out The Sky

author: Hopkinson, Deborah
Photographs and text document the experiences of five individuals who came to live in the Lower East Side of New York City as children or young adults from Belarus, Italy, Lithuania, and Romania at the turn of the twentieth century.
307.76
year: 2003
copies: 62
call number/section: 307.76
lexile: 990
subjects: urban poor, immigrants, tenement houses, poor, new york (n.y.) [X]

Hear My Sorrow

author: Hopkinson, Deborah
Forced to drop out of school at the age of fourteen to help support her family, Angela, an Italian immigrant, works long hours for low wages in a garment factory, and becomes a participant in the shirtwaist worker strikes of 1909.
FIC
year: 2004
copies: 15
call number/section: FIC
lexile: 740

Knit Your Bit

author: Hopkinson, Deborah
When his father leaves to fight in World War I, Mikey joins the Central Park Knitting Bee to help knit clothing for soldiers overseas.
FIC
year: 2013
copies: 21
call number/section: FIC
lexile: 460
subjects: world war, 1914-1918, knitting, sex role, new york (n.y.) [X]

A Bandit's Tale

author: Hopkinson, Deborah
In March of 1887, Rocco, an eleven-year-old from an Italian village, arrives in New York CIty where he is forced to live in squalor and beg for money as a street musician, but he finds the city's cruelty to children and animals intolerable and sets out to make things better, whatever the cost to himself.
FIC
year: 2016
copies: 19
call number/section: FIC
lexile: 740

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