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Emmi in the city : a Great Chicago Fire survival story [Girls Survive]by Alikhan, Salima 

Paperback(Stone Arch, 2019)

BTSB #: 051060 Temp OS

Dewey: FAges: 8-12   
AR: 4.3 MG Lexile: 640

Genres: Historical Fiction

Subjects: Great Fire, Chicago, Ill., 1871 - Fiction Survival skills - Fiction Father-daughter relationship - Fiction German Americans - Fiction Chicago (Ill.) - History|yTo 1875 - Fiction

Summary: Emmi, a German immigrant, is living in Chicago when the Great Fire breaks out on October 8, 1871, and, separated from her father, she finds herself with her neighbors, Cara and Seamus, braving the smoke and flames trying to escape the danger of the burning city, and searching for all their parents.

8.19 *

In the new world : a family in two centuries by Holtei, Christa 

BTSB Prebound(Charlesbridge, 2015)

BTSB #: 461248 Available

Dewey: FAges: 6-9   
Lexile: 870 NC

Genres: Family Life

Subjects: German Americans - Fiction Immigrants - Fiction Farmers - Fiction Germany - Immigration and emigration - Fiction United States - Immigration and emigration - Fiction

Summary: Follows a fictional German family making their way to the United States in 1850 and then, more than a century later, their descendants reversing the journey to find their roots.

22.56 *

Orphan band of Springdale by Nesbet, Anne 

Paperback(Candlewick Press, 2020)

BTSB #: 670895 Available

Dewey: FAges: 10-14   
AR: 6 MG RC: 5.7 6-8 Lexile: 880 F&P: X

Subjects: Orphanages - Fiction German Americans - Fiction

Summary: It's 1941, and tensions are rising in the United States as the Second World War rages in Europe. Eleven-year-old Gusta's life, like the world around her, is about to change. Her father, a foreign-born labor organizer, has had to flee the country, and Gusta has been sent to live in an orphanage run by her grandmother. She finds herself facing patriotism turned to prejudice, alien registration drives, and a family secret likely to turn the small town upside down.

8.19 *

Tiny piece of sky by Stout, Shawn K. 

BTSB Prebound(Philomel Books, 2016)

BTSB #: 859212 Available

Dewey: FAges: 10-14   
Lexile: 830

Genres: Historical Fiction Family Life

Subjects: Family life - Maryland - Fiction Father-daughter relationship - Fiction German Americans - Fiction Prejudices - Fiction Hagerstown (Md.) - History|y20th century - Fiction

Summary: In 1939 Hagerstown, Maryland, eleven-year-old Frankie faces suspicion that her German-born father is a Nazi spy.

6.50 *

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