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463358
Bandit's tale : the muddled misadventures of a pickpocket by Hopkinson, Deborah 

BTSB Prebound(Knopf, 2016)

BTSB #: 463358 Available

Dewey: FAges: 8-12   
AR: 5.1 MG RC: 4.5 6-8 Lexile: 740 F&P: W

Genres: Historical Fiction


Subjects: Conduct of life - Fiction Child labor - Fiction Child abuse - Fiction Immigrants - Fiction Italians - New York (State) - New York - Fiction Animals - Treatment - Fiction New York (N.Y.) - History|y19th century - Fiction


Summary: 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.


20.76 *

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973208
Cast off : the strange adventures of Petra De Winter and Bram Broen by Yohalem, Eve 

BTSB Prebound(Dial Books, 2015)

BTSB #: 973208 Available

Dewey: FAges: 10-14   
AR: 5.1 MG Lexile: 760

Genres: Adventure Fiction


Subjects: Seafaring life - Fiction Gender role - Fiction Racially mixed people - Fiction Runaways - Fiction Child abuse - Fiction Sea stories


Summary: Told in their separate voices, twelve-year-olds Petra, who escaped her abusive father's Amsterdam house in 1663, and Bram, a half-Javanese/half-Dutch boy, relate their adventures at sea after Petra stows away and Bram, son of the ship's carpenter, helps her disguise herself as a boy.


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385874
Kindness for weakness by Goodman, Shawn 

BTSB Prebound(Delacorte Press, 2013)

BTSB #: 385874 Available

Dewey: FAges: 14-18   
AR: 5.1 UG RC: 6.6 9-12 Lexile: 800 HL

Genres: Family Life


Subjects: Juvenile detention homes - Fiction Child abuse - Fiction Self-esteem - Fiction Brothers - Fiction Drug dealers - Fiction


Summary: A fifteen-year-old boy from an abusive home desperately seeking his older brother's love and approval starts pushing drugs for him and suffers the consequences.


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833248
My Jasper June by Snyder, Laurel 

BTSB Prebound(Walden Pond Press, 2019)

BTSB #: 833248 In Bindery

Dewey: FAges: 8-12   
AR: 4 MG RC: 3.4 3-5 Lexile: 610

Genres: Family Life


Subjects: Friendship - Fiction Family problems - Fiction Grief - Fiction Child abuse - Fiction Homeless persons - Fiction


Summary: The story of two girls dealing with separate hardships, and one summer that changes both their lives. Leah, a white Jewish 13-year-old, has been dealing with grief along with her parents after the drowning death of her younger brother. Jasper, 14, is on the run from an abusive home situation, living in an abandoned cottage. Will their friendship be enough to save them both?


040188
Nettie and Nellie Crook : orphan train sisters [Based on a true story]by Abbott, E. F. 

BTSB Prebound(Feiwel and Friends, 2016)

BTSB #: 040188 Available

Dewey: FAges: 8-12   
AR: 4.7 MG

Genres: Historical Fiction Family Life


Subjects: Children's Aid Society (New York, N.Y.) - Fiction Orphan trains - Fiction Orphans - Fiction Twins - Fiction Sisters - Fiction Child abuse - Fiction New York (N.Y.) - History|y1898-1951 - Fiction Kansas - History|y20th century - Fiction


Summary: Twin sisters Nettie and Nellie Crook are taken away from their disfunctional parents in 1910 when they are only five years old, and placed in an orphanage--at six they are put on the orphan train by the Children's Aid Society and moved from New York City to Kansas, ending up in a household where they are treated more as servants than children.


786842
Orbiting Jupiter by Schmidt, Gary D. 

Paperback(Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2015)

BTSB #: 786842 Available

Dewey: FAges: 12-16   
AR: 4.4 MG+RC: 6.5 6-8 Lexile: 740

Genres: Family Life


Subjects: Friendship - Fiction Emotional problems - Fiction Child abuse - Fiction Teenage fathers - Fiction Foster home care - Fiction


Summary: Jack, 12, tells the gripping story of Joseph, 14, who joins his family as a foster child. Damaged in prison, Joseph wants nothing more than to find his baby daughter, Jupiter, whom he has never seen. When Joseph has begun to believe he'll have a future, he is confronted by demons from his past that force a tragic sacrifice.


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786847
Orbiting Jupiter by Schmidt, Gary D. 

BTSB Prebound(Clarion, 2015)

BTSB #: 786847 Available

Dewey: FAges: 12-16   
AR: 4.4 MG+RC: 6.5 6-8 Lexile: 740

Genres: Family Life


Subjects: Friendship - Fiction Emotional problems - Fiction Child abuse - Fiction Teenage fathers - Fiction Foster home care - Fiction


Summary: Jack, 12, tells the gripping story of Joseph, 14, who joins his family as a foster child. Damaged in prison, Joseph wants nothing more than to find his baby daughter, Jupiter, whom he has never seen. When Joseph has begun to believe he'll have a future, he is confronted by demons from his past that force a tragic sacrifice.


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P03194
Orbiting Jupiter by Schmidt, Gary D. 

Audio Book(Findaway World, LLC ;, 2015)

BTSB #: P03194 Available

Dewey: FAges: 12-16   


Subjects: Friendship - Fiction Emotional problems - Fiction Child abuse - Fiction Teenage fathers - Fiction Foster home care - Fiction


Summary: Jack, 12, tells the gripping story of Joseph, 14, who joins his family as a foster child. Damaged in prison, Joseph wants nothing more than to find his baby daughter, Jupiter, whom he has never seen. When Joseph has begun to believe he'll have a future, he is confronted by demons from his past that force a tragic sacrifice.


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909298
Trouble with half a moon by Vigilante, Danette 

BTSB Prebound(Putnam, 2011)

BTSB #: 909298 Available

Dewey: FAges: 10-14   
AR: 3.7 MG+RC: 3.4 6-8 Lexile: 600

Genres: Family Life


Subjects: Grief - Fiction Faith - Fiction Child abuse - Fiction Friendship - Fiction Puerto Ricans - Fiction Jamaican Americans - Fiction


Summary: Grieving over her brother's death and its impact on her mother, Dellie befriends a neglected boy in her building.


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P01476
What comes after by Watkins, Steve 

Audio Book(Findaway World, LLC, 2011)

BTSB #: P01476 Available

Dewey: FAges: 13-18   


Subjects: Child abuse - Fiction Grief - Fiction Domestic animals - Fiction North Carolina - Fiction


Summary: When her veterinarian father dies, sixteen-year-old Iris Wight must move from Maine to North Carolina where her Aunt Sue spends Iris's small inheritance while abusing her physically and emotionally, but the hardest to take is her mistreatment of the farm animals.


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532799
You can't see the elephants by Kreller, Susan 

BTSB Prebound(Putnam, 2015)

BTSB #: 532799 Available

Dewey: FAges: 10-14   
RC: 5.2 6-8 Lexile: 790

Genres: Family Life


Subjects: Child abuse - Fiction Siblings - Fiction


Summary: When she suspects that her young neighbors are being abused by their father, one brave girl takes a stand to protect them.


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