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  • Brooklyn Bridge [downloadable audiobook] / a novel

    Brooklyn Bridge / a novel2009

    by Karen Hesse

    Summary: In 1903 Brooklyn, fourteen-year-old Joseph Michtom's life changes for the worse when his parents, Russian immigrants, invent the teddy bear and turn their apartment into a factory, while nearby the...  more »

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  • Darnell Rock reporting [downloadable ebook]

    Darnell Rock reporting2008

    by Walter Dean Myers

    (131)

    Summary: Thirteen-year-old Darnell's twin sister and the other members of the Corner Crew have doubts about his work on the school newspaper, but the article he writes about a homeless man changes his attitude about school.

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  • Sammy Keyes and the Sisters of Mercy [downloadable ebook]

    Sammy Keyes and the Sisters of Mercy1999

    by Wendelin Van Draanen

    (2,592)

    Summary: Sammy continues to make life with her grandmother interesting as she tries to discover who is stealing from St. Mary's church, befriends a homeless girl, and plays in a softball tournament against a bitter rival.

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  • Runaway [downloadable ebook]

    Runaway2006

    by Wendelin Van Draanen

    (4,174)

    Summary: After running away from her fifth foster home, Holly, a twelve-year-old orphan, travels across the country, keeping a journal of her experiences and struggle to survive.

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  • The golden ghost [downloadable ebook]

    The golden ghost2011

    by Marion Dane Bauer

    Summary: On a bike outing to the abandoned houses by the old cement mill, Delsie and her friend Todd discover one of the houses is not empty--and a ghost dog haunts the area.

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  • Becoming Chloe [downloadable ebook]

    Becoming Chloe2006

    by Catherine Ryan Hyde

    (2,737)

    Summary: A gay teenage boy and a fragile teenage girl meet while living on the streets of New York City and eventually decide to take a road trip across America to discover whether or not the world is a beautiful place.

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  • Rooftoppers

    Rooftoppers2013

    by Katherine Rundell

    (10,029)

    Summary: When authorities threaten to take Sophie, twelve, from Charles who has been her guardian since she was one and both survived a shipwreck, the pair goes to Paris to try to find Sophie's mother, and...  more »
  • The Vanderbeekers lost and found

    The Vanderbeekers lost and found2020

    by Karina Yan Glaser , illustrator

    Series: Vanderbeekers - #4

    (1,278)

    Summary: As they look forward to the New York City Marathon in which their friend Mr. B. will run, the Vanderbeeker children learn that one of their good friends is homeless.

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    Call #: J F GLASER

    Location: Junior Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • 33 snowfish [downloadable ebook]

    33 snowfish2011

    by Adam Rapp

    (743)

    Summary: A homeless boy, running from the police with a fifteen-year-old, drug-addicted prostitute, her boyfriend who just killed his own parents, and a baby, gets the chance to make a better life for himself.

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  • The dogs of winter

    The dogs of winter2012

    by Bobbie Pyron

    (1,115)

    Summary: Brought to Moscow in 1990s Russia by his mother's abusive boyfriend, five-year-old Mishka is forced by a gang of homeless children to lie and steal until he finds comfort and love with a pack of dogs. Includes historical note.
  • Just under the clouds

    Just under the clouds2018

    by Melissa Sarno

    (607)

    Summary: Since her father's death, Cora, twelve, longs for a permanent home for herself, her special-needs sister, and their mother while navigating middle school and studying trees using her father's field notes.

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    Call #: J F SARNO

    Location: Junior Fiction

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  • How to steal a dog : a novel

    How to steal a dog : a novel2007

    by Barbara O'Connor

    (10,890)

    Summary: Living in the family car in their small North Carolina town after their father leaves them virtually penniless, Georgina, desperate to improve their situation and unwilling to accept her overworked...  more »

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    Call #: J F O'CONNOR

    Location: Junior Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Wolf Hollow : a novel
    Staff Pick

    Wolf Hollow : a novel2016

    by Lauren Wolk

    (21,106)

    Summary: "Twelve-year-old Annabelle must learn to stand up for what's right in the face of a manipulative and violent new bully who targets people Annabelle cares about, including a homeless World War I veteran." -- Provided by publisher

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    Call #: J F WOLK

    Location: Junior Fiction

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  • Wolf Hollow [CD book]

    Wolf Hollow2016

    by Lauren Wolk (read by Emily Rankin)

    (21,106)

    Summary: "Twelve-year-old Annabelle must learn to stand up for what's right in the face of a manipulative and violent new bully who targets people Annabelle cares about, including a homeless World War I veteran." -- Provided by publisher

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    Call #: J CD BOOK F WOLK

    Location: Junior CD Books Fiction

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  • Crenshaw

    Crenshaw2015

    by Katherine Applegate

    (25,013)

    Summary: "A story about a homeless boy and his imaginary friend that proves in unexpected ways that friends matter, whether real or imaginary." -- Provided by publisher

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    Call #: J F APPLEGATE

    Location: Junior Fiction

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • Crenshaw [CD book]

    Crenshaw2015

    by Katherine Applegate (read by Kirby Heyborne )

    (25,004)

    Summary: "A story about a homeless boy and his imaginary friend that proves in unexpected ways that friends matter, whether real or imaginary." -- Provided by publisher

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    Call #: J CD BOOK F APPLEGATE

    Location: Junior CD Books Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Towers falling

    Towers falling2016

    by Jewell Parker Rhodes

    (8,755)

    Summary: "While learning about September 11th, fifth grader Dèja (born after the attacks) realizes how much the events still color her world." -- Provided by publisher

    BOOK

    Call #: J F RHODES

    Location: Junior Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Towers falling [CD book]

    Towers falling2016

    by Jewell Parker Rhodes

    (8,806)

    Summary: "While learning about September 11th, fifth grader Dèja (born after the attacks) realizes how much the events still color her world." -- Provided by publisher

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    Call #: J CD BOOK F RHODES

    Location: Junior CD Books Fiction

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  • Great joy

    Great joy2007

    by Kate DiCamillo

    (2,041)

    Summary: Just before Christmas, when Frances sees a sad-eyed organ grinder and his monkey performing near her apartment, she cannot stop thinking about them, wondering where they go at night, and wishing she could do something to help.

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    Call #: E DICAMILLO

    Location: Picture Books

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • Room one : a mystery or two

    Room one : a mystery or two2006

    by Andrew Clements

    (3,204)

    Summary: Ted Hammond, the only sixth grader in his small Nebraska town's one-room schoolhouse, searches for clues to the disappearance of a homeless family.

    BOOK

    Call #: J F CLEMENTS

    Location: Junior Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Holes [CD book]

    Holes1999

    by Louis Sachar (read by Kerry Beyer)

    Series: Camp Green Lake Series

    (1,028,167)

    Summary: As further evidence of his family's bad fortune which they attribute to a curse on a distant relative, Stanley Yelnats is sent to a hellish correctional camp in the Texas desert where he finds his...  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: J CD BOOK F SACHAR

    Location: Junior CD Books Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Holes

    Holes2008

    by Louis Sachar

    Series: Camp Green Lake Series

    (1,028,175)

    Summary: As further evidence of his family's bad fortune which they attribute to a curse on a distant relative, Stanley Yelnats is sent to a hellish correctional camp in the Texas desert where he finds his...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J F SACHAR

    Location: Junior Fiction

    copies in: 2 of 2 details

  • Holes [eBook]

    Holes2011

    by Louis Sachar

    (1,028,167)

    Summary: As further evidence of his family's bad fortune which they attribute to a curse on a distant relative, Stanley Yelnats is sent to a hellish correctional camp in the Texas desert where he finds his...  more »

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  • Holes

    Holes2008

    by Louis Sachar

    Series: Camp Green Lake Series

    (1,030,996)

    Summary: As further evidence of his family's bad fortune which they attribute to a curse on a distant relative, Stanley Yelnats is sent to a hellish correctional camp in the Texas desert where he finds his...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J F SACHAR

    Location: Junior Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Holes [Playaway]

    Holes2008

    by Louis Sachar

    (1,028,478)

    Summary: As further evidence of his family's bad fortune which they attribute to a curse on a distant relative, Stanley Yelnats is sent to a hellish correctional camp in the Texas desert where he finds his...  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: J PLAYAWAY F SACHAR

    Location: Junior Playways

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • Holes [eAudio]

    Holes2001

    by Louis Sachar

    Summary: A miscarriage of justice sends Stanley Yelnats to a harsh juvenile detention center. While the warden claims that the hard labor that the boys are subjected to is meant to build character, it becomes...  more »

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  • The family under the bridge

    The family under the bridge1989

    by Natalie Savage Carlson

    (12,575)

    Summary: An old tramp, adopted by three fatherless children when their mother hides them under a bridge on the Seine, finds a home for mother and children and a job for himself.

    BOOK

    Call #: J F CARLSON

    Location: Junior Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • December

    December1997

    by Eve Bunting

    (244)

    Summary: A homeless family's luck changes after they help an old woman who has even less than they do at Christmas.

    BOOK

    Call #: E BUNTING

    Location: Picture Books

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The planet of Junior Brown [downloadable ebook]

    The planet of Junior Brown2011

    by Virginia Hamilton

    (807)

    Summary: Already a leader in New York's underground world of homeless children, Buddy Clark takes on the responsibility of protecting the overweight, emotionally disturbed friend with whom he has been playing hooky from eighth grade all semester.

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  • Hold fast

    Hold fast2015

    by Blue Balliett

    (4,217)

    Summary: On a cold winter day in Chicago, Early's father disappeared, and now she, her mother and her brother have been forced to flee their apartment and join the ranks of the homeless--and it is up to Early...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J F BALLIETT

    Location: Junior Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Holes
    Staff Pick

    Holes2000

    by Louis Sachar

    Series: Camp Green Lake Series

    (1,032,846)

    Summary: As further evidence of his family's bad fortune which they attribute to a curse on a distant relative, Stanley Yelnats is sent to a hellish correctional camp in the Texas desert where he finds his...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: YA F SACHAR

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The bridge home

    The bridge home2019

    by Padma Venkatraman

    (7,216)

    Summary: Life is harsh in Chennai's teeming streets, so when runaway sisters Viji and Rukku arrive, their prospects look grim. Very quickly, eleven-year-old Viji discovers how vulnerable they are in this...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J F VENKATRAMAN

    Location: Junior Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The bridge home [CD book]

    The bridge home2019

    by Padma Venkatraman

    (7,160)

    Summary: Life is harsh in Chennai's teeming streets, so when runaway sisters Viji and Rukku arrive, their prospects look grim. Very quickly, eleven-year-old Viji discovers how vulnerable they are in this...  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: J CD BOOK F VENKATRAMAN

    Location: Junior CD Books Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Stay

    Stay2019

    by Bobbie Pyron

    (665)

    Summary: Piper's life is turned upside down when her family moves into a shelter in a whole new city. She misses her house, her friends, and her privacy--and she hates being labeled the homeless girl at her...  more »

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    Call #: J F PYRON

    Location: Junior Fiction

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  • Stay

    Stay2020

    by Bobbie Pyron

    (693)

    Summary: Piper's life is turned upside down when her family moves into a shelter in a whole new city. She misses her house, her friends, and her privacy -- and she hates being labeled the homeless girl at her...  more »

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    Call #: J F PYRON

    Location: New Junior Fiction

    copies in: 0 of 2 details

  • Fly away home

    Fly away home1991

    by Eve Bunting

    (3,709)

    Summary: A homeless boy who lives in an airport with his father, moving from terminal to terminal and trying not to be noticed, is given hope when he sees a trapped bird find its freedom.

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    Call #: E BUNTING

    Location: Picture Books

    copies in: 0 of 1 details