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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
subjects: friendship [X], household employees, women, orphans, historical fiction, new york (n.y.) [X]

Molly Moon's Incredible Book Of Hypnotism

author: Byng, Georgia
Unlucky and unloved, Molly Moon, living in a dreary orphanage in a small English town, discovers a hidden talent for hypnotism and hypnotizes her way to stardom in New York City.
FIC
year: 2005
copies: 58
call number/section: FIC
lexile: 770

Gregor And The Prophecy Of Bane

author: Collins, Suzanne
In his second adventure, eleven-year-old Gregor returns to the world beneath New York City to rescue his kidnapped sister, Boots, and fulfill a prophecy that will restore peace to the people, bats, rats, cockroaches, and spiders who populate the underworld.
FIC
year: 2004
copies: 55
call number/section: FIC
lexile: 680
subjects: underground areas, friendship [X], brothers and sisters, animals, fantasy, new york (n.y.) [X]

Lost And Found

author: Clements, Andrew, Jacobs, L. R, Dower, Laura, Louise Vitellaro Tidd, Tripp, Valerie, Purney, Dawn
Contains seven stories of some of history's most baffling cases of lost and found, including the disappearance of Amelia Earhart, and the discovery of the HMS "Beagle, " each with a time line, definitions of key words, and related facts.
FIC
year: 2012
copies: 96
call number/section: FIC
lexile: 780

Me And My Mummy

author: Greenburg, Dan
Zack befriends Icky, a mummy he found in his father's basement, and tries to find a way to reunite the young prince with his parents, Ikhanton the First and Queen Nefertiti, who are on tour in California.
FIC
year: 2002
copies: 25
call number/section: FIC
lexile: 470

Good Dog, Bonita

author: Giff, Patricia Reilly
Sarah is excited when she is invited to spend three days in New York to attend an art exhibition with her neighbor Senora Sanchez, but everything starts to go wrong when the Senora's tiny dog Bonita gets lost in the streets of Spanish Harlem.
FIC
year: 1998
copies: 1
call number/section: FIC
lexile: 440

Lucky Stars

author: Frank, Lucy
Music entwines Kira, a thirteen-year-old singer who hates that her father makes her perform for money on New York City subway platforms; Eugene, the class clown; and Jake, who longs to sing and to approach Kira, but feels held back by his stuttering.
FIC
year: 2006
copies: 10
call number/section: FIC
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Impulse

author: Sherman, M. Zachary
Fourteen-year-old Dylan Crow, known as Slider, prefers skateboarding around New York to going to school--but when he gets mixed up in the search for the Artifact he needs the help of The Revolution to save himself, his foster family, and his friend Juliet.
FIC
year: 2012
copies: 5
call number/section: FIC
lexile: 660
subjects: skateboarding, secret societies, friendship [X], new york (n.y.) [X]

Darius & Twig

author: Myers, Walter Dean
"Two best friends, a writer and a runner, deal with bullies, family issues, social pressures, and their quest for success coming out of Harlem"--Provided by publisher.
FIC
year: 2014
copies: 25
call number/section: FIC
lexile: 730

Changes For Samantha

author: Tripp, Valerie
When she discovers that Nellie and her sisters have been sent to an orphanage, Samantha, now living with her aunt and uncle in New York City, tries to help her friends as much as she can.
FIC
year: 1998
copies: 70
call number/section: FIC
lexile: 660
subjects: orphans, friendship [X], new york (n.y.) [X], historical fiction

The Knaveheart's Curse

author: Griffin, Adele
Eleven-year-old Maddy Livingstone, a vampire-fruit bat hybrid striving to make friends in modern-day New York City, tries to protect her family from a vicious pureblood vampire who is in the New World seeking the Tenth Knave.
FIC
year: 2009
copies: 8
call number/section: FIC
lexile: 730

V Is For-- Vampire

author: Griffin, Adele
Lexie Livingstone, a vampire-human hybrid living in New York City and trying to gain mortality, faces typical ninth grade dramas like boys and school politics, as well as not-so-typical obstacles like obnoxious pixie houseguests.
FIC
year: 2010
copies: 9
call number/section: FIC
lexile: 710
subjects: vampires, pixies, elections, friendship [X], high schools, new york (n.y.) [X], politics, practical

Ollie & Moon

author: Kredensor, Diane
Two feline best friends travel to New York City, where Moon bets Ollie that she can make him laugh.
FIC
year: 2012
copies: 1
call number/section: FIC
lexile:
subjects: cats, laughter, best friends, friendship [X], new york (n.y.) [X]

Stacey's Mistake

author: Martin, Ann M.
Stacey invites her Baby-sitters Club friends to New York City for a long weekend full of activities but, much to her dismay, nothing turns out exactly as planned.
FIC
year: 1987
copies: 3
call number/section: FIC
lexile: 710
subjects: large type books, friendship [X], city and town life, babysitters, new york (n.y.) [X]

Ten Good And Bad Things About My Life (so Far)

author: Martin, Ann M.
Fifth-grader Pearl Littlefield, having had some negative experiences over the past summer, struggles to complete her essay assignment about her break.
FIC
year: 2013
copies: 22
call number/section: FIC
lexile: 980
subjects: family life, sisters, camps, summer, friendship [X], new york (n.y.) [X]

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