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665797
145th Street : short stories by Myers, Walter Dean 

Paperback(Ember, 2012)

BTSB #: 665797 Available

Dewey: 808/SAges: 12-16   
RC: 6.2 9-12 Lexile: 800

Subjects: African Americans - Fiction Short stories Harlem (New York, N.Y.) - Fiction


Summary: Ten stories portray life on a block in Harlem.


8.19 *

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P01214
Cruisers by Myers, Walter Dean 

Audio Book(Findaway World, LLC, 2010)

BTSB #: P01214 Available

Dewey: FAges: 10-13   


Genres: Multicultural


Subjects: Race relations - Fiction School stories Freedom of speech - Fiction African Americans - Fiction Newspapers - Fiction Harlem (New York, N.Y.) - Fiction


Summary: Friends Zander, Kambui, LaShonda, and Bobbi, caught in the middle of a mock Civil War at DaVinci Academy, learn the true cost of freedom of speech when they use their alternative newspaper, The Cruiser, to try to make peace.


P01595
Cruisers : checkmate by Myers, Walter Dean 

Audio Book(Findaway World, LLC, 2011)

BTSB #: P01595 Available

Dewey: FAges: 8-11   


Genres: Multicultural


Subjects: Newspapers - Fiction School stories Chess - Fiction African Americans - Fiction Harlem (New York, N.Y.) - Fiction


Summary: Four middle-schoolers who publish an alternative newspaper at their Harlem academy for gifted students investigate why a classmate--one of the best chess players in New York City--was caught trying to buy drugs.


47.49 *

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665886
Darius & Twig by Myers, Walter Dean 

BTSB Prebound(HarperCollins/Amistad, 2013)

BTSB #: 665886 Available

Dewey: FAges: 13-17   
AR: 4.6 UG RC: 4.5 9-12 Lexile: 730

Genres: Sports


Subjects: Best friends - Fiction Friendship - Fiction Authorship - Fiction Running - Fiction African Americans - Fiction Dominican Americans - Fiction Harlem (New York, N.Y.) - Fiction New York (N.Y.) - Fiction


Summary: Two best friends, a writer and a runner, deal with bullies, family issues, social pressures, and their quest for success coming out of Harlem.


6.50 *

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P00349
Dream bearer by Myers, Walter Dean 

Audio Book(Findaway World, LLC, 2008)

BTSB #: P00349 Available

Dewey: FAges: 10-13   


Genres: Multicultural Family Life


Subjects: African Americans - Fiction Father-son relationship - Fiction Family life - New York (State) - New York - Fiction Harlem (New York, N.Y.) - Fiction


Summary: During a summer in Harlem, David relies on his mother and a close friend and on an old man he meets in the park to help him come to terms with his father's outbursts and unstable behavior.


52.24 *

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316916
Great Shelby Holmes and the coldest case [Great Shelby Holmes]by Eulberg, Elizabeth 

BTSB Prebound(Bloomsbury Children's Books, 2018)

BTSB #: 316916 Available

Dewey: FAges: 8-12   
RC: 3.3 3-5 Lexile: 570

Genres: Mystery Fiction


Subjects: Mystery fiction Friendship - Fiction Ice skating - Fiction Undercover operations - Fiction Ciphers - Fiction Harlem (New York, N.Y.) - Fiction


Summary: Unexpected media attention in their Harlem neighborhood bring Shelby Holmes, nine, and John Watson, eleven, a new case that sends them undercover as figure skaters.


20.76 *

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316917
Great Shelby Holmes and the haunted hound [Great Shelby Holmes]by Eulberg, Elizabeth 

BTSB Prebound(Bloomsbury Children's Books, 2019)

BTSB #: 316917 Available

Dewey: FAges: 8-12   


Genres: Mystery Fiction


Subjects: Mystery fiction Haunted places - Fiction Friendship - Fiction Harlem (New York, N.Y.) - Fiction


Summary: Super sleuths Shelby Holmes and John Watson must survive an overnight Halloween stakeout while investigating a local apartment building, where residents hear an unearthly dog's howl at night.


P00352
Handbook for boys : a novel by Myers, Walter Dean 

Audio Book(Findaway World, LLC, 2008)

BTSB #: P00352 Available

Dewey: FAges: 13-18   


Genres: General Fiction


Subjects: Conduct of life - Fiction Barbershops - Fiction African Americans - Fiction Harlem (New York, N.Y.) - Fiction


Summary: Sixteen-year-old Jimmy, on probation for assault, talks about life with three old men in a Harlem barbershop and hears about the tools he can use to get what he wants.


52.24 *

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872516
Harlem charade by Tarpley, Natasha 

BTSB Prebound(Scholastic Press, 2017)

BTSB #: 872516 Available

Dewey: FAges: 8-12   
AR: 5.4 MG RC: 5.3 3-5 Lexile: 800 F&P: V

Genres: Mystery Fiction


Subjects: Studio Museum in Harlem - Fiction Mystery fiction African Americans - Fiction Community life - New York (State) - Harlem - Fiction Political participation - Fiction Harlem (New York, N.Y.) - Fiction New York (N.Y.) - Fiction


Summary: Seventh-graders Jin, Alexandra, and Elvin come from very different backgrounds and circumstances, but they all live in Harlem, and when Elvin's grandfather is attacked they band together to find out who is responsible--and the search leads them to an enigmatic artist whose missing masterpieces are worth a fortune, and into conflict with an ambitious politician who wants to turn Harlem into an historic amusement park.


20.76 *

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P03611
Harlem charade by Tarpley, Natasha 

Audio Book(Findaway World, LLC, 2017)

BTSB #: P03611 Available

Dewey: FAges: 8-12   


Genres: Mystery Fiction


Subjects: Studio Museum in Harlem - Fiction African Americans - Fiction Community life - New York (State) - Harlem - Fiction Political participation - Fiction Harlem (New York, N.Y.) - Fiction New York (N.Y.) - Fiction


Summary: Seventh-graders Jin, Alexandra, and Elvin come from very different backgrounds and circumstances, but they all live in Harlem, and when Elvin's grandfather is attacked they band together to find out who is responsible--and the search leads them to an enigmatic artist whose missing masterpieces are worth a fortune, and into conflict with an ambitious politician who wants to turn Harlem into an historic amusement park.


66.49 *

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040619
Poet X by Acevedo, Elizabeth 

BTSB Prebound(HarperTeen, 2018)

BTSB #: 040619 Available

Dewey: FAges: 13-17   
AR: 5.2 UG RC: 6.3 9-12 Lexile: 800 HL

Genres: Multicultural


Subjects: Mother-daughter relationship - Fiction Latinos (U.S.) - Fiction Dominican Americans - Fiction American poetry Catholic Church - Fiction Novels in verse Harlem (New York, N.Y.) - Fiction


Summary: A young girl in Harlem discovers slam poetry as a way to understand her mother's religion and her own relationship to the world.


P06440
Poet X by Acevedo, Elizabeth 

Audio Book(Findaway World, LLC, 2019)

BTSB #: P06440 Available

Dewey: FAges: 13-17   


Genres: Multicultural


Subjects: Mother-daughter relationship - Fiction Novels in verse Latinos (U.S.) - Fiction Dominican Americans - Fiction American poetry Catholic Church - Fiction Harlem (New York, N.Y.) - Fiction


Summary: A young girl in Harlem discovers slam poetry as a way to understand her mother's religion and her own relationship to the world.


56.99 *

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922618
Some places more than others by Watson, Renee 

BTSB Prebound(Bloomsbury Children's Books, 2019)

BTSB #: 922618 Available

Dewey: FAges: 8-12   
AR: 4.6 MG RC: 4.6 3-5 Lexile: 750

Genres: Multicultural Family Life


Subjects: Family life - New York (State) - Harlem - Fiction African Americans - New York (State) - New York - Fiction Harlem (New York, N.Y.) - Fiction New York (N.Y.) - Fiction


Summary: Amara visits her father's family in Harlem for her twelfth birthday, hoping to better understand her family and herself, but New York City is not what she expected.


20.76 *

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656232
Stars beneath our feet by Moore, David Barclay 

BTSB Prebound(Knopf, 2017)

BTSB #: 656232 Available

Dewey: FAges: 10-14   
AR: 4.4 MG RC: 3.7 6-8 Lexile: 650 F&P: Z+

Genres: Multicultural Family Life


Subjects: Gangs - Fiction Death - Fiction Grief - Fiction African Americans - Fiction Harlem (New York, N.Y.) - Fiction


Summary: A boy tries to steer a safe path through the projects in Harlem in the wake of his brother's death.


20.76 *

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754520
Tar beach by Ringgold, Faith 

BTSB Prebound(Dragonfly Books, 1996)

BTSB #: 754520 Available

Dewey: EAges: 4-8   
AR: 3.4 LG RC: 2.9 K-2 Lexile: 660 AD F&P: P

Genres: Multicultural Fantasy Fiction


Subjects: African Americans - Fiction Flight - Fiction Dreams - Fiction Harlem (New York, N.Y.) - Fiction


Summary: A young girl dreams of flying above her Harlem home, claiming all she sees for herself and her family. Based on the author's quilt painting of the same name.


230730
Uptown by Collier, Bryan 

BTSB Prebound(Holt, 2012)

BTSB #: 230730 Available

Dewey: EAges: 4-8   
AR: 2.8 LG RC: 2.7 K-2 Lexile: 620 AD F&P: N

Genres: Multicultural


Subjects: African Americans - Fiction Harlem (New York, N.Y.) - Fiction


Summary: A tour of the sights of Harlem, including the Metro-North train, brownstones, shopping on 125th Street, a barbershop, summer basketball, the Harlem Boys Choir, and sunset over the Hudson River.


15.22 *

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380898
Vanderbeekers and the hidden garden [Vanderbeekers]by Glaser, Karina Yan 

BTSB Prebound(Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2018)

BTSB #: 380898 Available

Dewey: FAges: 7-11   
AR: 5.3 MG RC: 5.4 3-5 Lexile: 820 F&P: T

Genres: Multicultural Family Life


Subjects: Gardening - Fiction Family life - New York (State) - Harlem - Fiction Neighbors - Fiction African Americans - Fiction Harlem (New York, N.Y.) - Fiction New York (N.Y.) - Fiction


Summary: When catastrophe strikes their beloved upstairs neighbors, the Vanderbeeker children set out to build the best, most magical healing garden in Harlem--in spite of a locked fence, thistles and trash, and the conflicting plans of a wealthy real estate developer.


20.76 *

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380901
Vanderbeekers lost and found [Vanderbeekers]by Glaser, Karina Yan 

BTSB Prebound(Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2020)

BTSB #: 380901 Available

Dewey: FAges: 7-11   


Genres: Multicultural Family Life


Subjects: Family life - New York (State) - Harlem - Fiction African Americans - Fiction Neighbors - Fiction Friendship - Fiction Harlem (New York, N.Y.) - Fiction New York (N.Y.) - Fiction


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.


20.76 *

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380896
Vanderbeekers of 141st Street [Vanderbeekers]by Glaser, Karina Yan 

BTSB Prebound(Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2017)

BTSB #: 380896 Available

Dewey: FAges: 7-11   
AR: 5.3 MG RC: 5.3 3-5 Lexile: 810

Genres: Multicultural Family Life


Subjects: Family life - New York (State) - Harlem - Fiction Landlord and tenant - Fiction Neighbors - Fiction African Americans - Fiction Harlem (New York, N.Y.) - Fiction New York (N.Y.) - Fiction


Summary: Told that they will have to move out of their Harlem brownstone just after Christmas, the five Vanderbeeker children, ages four to twelve, decide to change their reclusive landlord's mind.


20.76 *

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380903
Vanderbeekers of 141st Street [Vanderbeekers]by Glaser, Karina Yan 

Paperback(Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2018)

BTSB #: 380903 Available

Dewey: FAges: 7-11   
AR: 5.3 MG RC: 5.3 3-5 Lexile: 810

Subjects: Family life - New York (State) - Harlem - Fiction Landlord and tenant - Fiction Neighbors - Fiction African Americans - Fiction Harlem (New York, N.Y.) - Fiction New York (N.Y.) - Fiction


Summary: Told that they will have to move out of their Harlem brownstone just after Christmas, the five Vanderbeeker children, ages four to twelve, decide to change their reclusive landlord's mind.


6.55 *

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