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At Your Service

by Jen Malone

Chloe loves working as a junior concierge at an exclusive NYC hotel—but when three royal kids come to stay, her hospitality is put to the ultimate test!

Chloe Turner has pretty much the BEST life. She gets...


by Todd Strasser

A teenage paparazzo makes a dangerous discovery in this timely look at celebrity “that is likely to be snapped up and make a lasting impression” (School Library Journal).

All Jamie Gordon wants to do is to...

Disenchanted Princess

by Julie Linker

I may be in the middle of nowhere,

but I still have standards!

Like it's not bad enough Daddy's in jail for embezzlement (he's a super-successful Hollywood agent, btw, and totally innocent), but since my fashion-model...

The Acting Bug

by Kathryn Ellis

It's the chance of a lifetime for Kate Merriman when she lands a small role in a new TV series called Backbeat. But it's less fun when Kate's best friend Maria turns down the part she's been offered in the show....

Angels on Sunset Boulevard

by Melissa de la Cruz

Pay to get in,

Pray to get out.

Johnny Silver is the world's soon-to-be biggest rock star, but on the eve of his debut concert in Los Angeles, he mysteriously disappears, causing global pandemonium. His friend...

If I Grow Up

by Todd Strasser


In the Frederick Douglass Project where DeShawn lives, daily life is ruled by drugs and gang violence. Many teenagers drop...


by Katherine Rundell & Terry Fan

“The beauty of sky, music, and the belief in ‘extraordinary things’ triumph in this whimsical and magical tale” (Publishers Weekly) about a girl in search of her past who discovers a secret rooftop world...

Street Pharm

by Allison Van Diepen

Ty Johnson knows survival. Since inheriting his pop’s business at sixteen, Ty’s developed smarts, skills, and mad discipline. The supply game’s in his blood. And life is pretty sweet when you’re on top....

Invisible Inkling: The Whoopie Pie War

by Emily Jenkins & Harry Bliss

The adventures of Brooklyn boy Hank Wolowitz and his invisible—but not imaginary—friend continue with The Whoopie Pie War, the third book in the Invisible Inkling series by Emily Jenkins.


A truck selling...


by Walter Dean Myers

From Walter Dean Myers, the New York Times bestselling author of Monster, comes this 20-page one-act play. Tags is a look at life and death in New York City, complete with a shocking end.

Four New York City teens...

Madlenka Soccer Star

by Peter Sís

Three-time Caldecott Honoree Peter Sis rides the rising tide of soccer enthusiasm to score another winner.

Madlenka—that cosmopolitan little girl whose city block is a world of its own—is back and ready to...

The Life and Opinions of Amy Finawitz

by Laura Toffler-Corrie

Told in wry emails and brilliant little one-act plays, this laugh-out-loud debut novel offers quirky characters, a whimsical tour around New York City, and an appealing story about what it means to be a good...


by Janet McDonald

Spunky and headstrong, Cameron blasts music, challenges adults, and cuts class when she feels like it. She lives with her single mom in Brooklyn and hangs out with best friends Amanda, P, and Crystal. Life in...

Sophia's War: A Tale of the Revolution

by Avi

Lives hang in the balance in this gripping Revolutionary War adventure from a beloved Newbery Medalist.

In 1776, young Sophia Calderwood witnesses the execution of Nathan Hale in New York City, which is newly...

The Kingdon of No Worries

by Philip Roy

The Kingdom of No Worries is the story of three young friends who create their own kingdom on a piece of land that emerges in the middle of the river that runs through their city. Inspired by their actions to...

What Was Daily Living Like in a Typical Greek Town? History Books for Kids | Children's History Books

by Baby Professor

You don’t need to step into a time machine to know what life was like in a typical Greek Town. You can simply open this book to be transported to the olden times. If you do, you will begin to see how societies...

Just Call Me Joe

by Frieda Wishinsky

The year is 1909 and Joseph has just immigrated to the United States from Russia. He thinks that life in New York City will be wonderful, but he has not bargained for the challenges of learning English and of...


by Eric Walters

Taylor and his mother have moved from a small northern town to the heart of Toronto. The differences are dramatic as Taylor becomes part of a classroom of kids as diverse as the city itself. While taking a shortcut...

Secret Lives

by Berthe Amoss

Set in 1930’s New Orleans, twelve-year-old Addie Agnew struggles to uncover the mystery of her mother’s death. Living with her spinster aunts, Addie was told her mother was perfect and she was swept out...

Michiko or Mrs.Belmont's Brownstone on Brooklyn Heights

by Clay Lancaster

This classic children's storybook is about Michiko—a little Japanese girl—who, all alone, makes the long journey from a small country village in Japan to her new home and life in Brooklyn Heights.