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Author:
Justin Richardson
Reading Level:
Early Elementary School,Late Elementary School
Genre:
Fiction
At New York City's Central Park Zoo, two male penguins fall in love and start a family by taking turns sitting on an abandoned egg until it hatches. Based on a true story.
Author:
Jeanette Winter
Reading Level:
Early Elementary School,Pre-School
Genre:
Fiction
Every day, Angelina dreams of her home in Jamaica and imagines she is there, until her mother finds a wonderful way to convince her that New York is now their home.
Author:
Michelle Markel
Reading Level:
Early Elementary School
Genre:
Biography
An illustrated account of immigrant Clara Lemlich's pivotal role in the influential 1909 women laborer's strike describes how she worked grueling hours to acquire an education and support her family before organizing a massive walkout to protest the unfair working conditions in New York's garment di
Author:
Patricia Beatty
Reading Level:
Middle School
Genre:
Fiction
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Twelve-year-old Charley Quinn loves the excitement and the gang fighting that are part of his life in New York City's Bowery in 1864. When his sister's fiance threatens to send him to an orphanage, Charley runs off with Union army enlistees and is taken on in Virginia as a drummer boy.
Author:
Barbara Cooney
Reading Level:
Early Elementary School,Late Elementary School
Genre:
Biography
A poignant story of the childhood of Eleanor Roosevelt (first lady to President Franklin D. Roosevelt)
Author:
Doreen Rappaport
Reading Level:
Early Elementary School,Late Elementary School
Genre:
Biography
A children's biography of Eleanor Roosevelt (first lady to President Franklin D. Roosevelt), brought to life through soft illustrations and quotes from Eleanor's writings and speeches.
Author:
Heidi Smith Hyde
Reading Level:
Early Elementary School,Late Elementary School
Genre:
Fiction
A Jewish immigrant who is saving money to bring his wife and children to join him in American creates ornate horses for a carousel on coney island; one for each member of his family.
Author:
Kelly DiPucchio
Reading Level:
Early Elementary School,Late Elementary School
Genre:
Fiction
A fresh, fun, and "thought-provoking" New York Times bestseller about the American electoral college and why every vote counts from bestselling and award-winning duo Kelly DiPucchio and LeUyen Pham. "Where are the girls?" When Grace's teacher reveals that the United States has never had a female pre
Author:
Veronica Lawlor
Reading Level:
Late Elementary School
Genre:
Fiction
In their own words, coupled with hand-painted collage illustrations, immigrants recall their arrival in the United States. Includes brief biographies and facts about the Ellis Island Oral History Project.
Author:
Burleigh Robert
Reading Level:
Early Elementary School
Genre:
Fiction
A story of Miles Davis as a teenager searching for Charlie Parker in New York City.
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