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The Resource City of orphans, Avi ; with illustrations by Greg Ruth

City of orphans, Avi ; with illustrations by Greg Ruth

Label
City of orphans
Title
City of orphans
Statement of responsibility
Avi ; with illustrations by Greg Ruth
Creator
Contributor
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In 1893 New York, thirteen-year-old Maks, a newsboy, teams up with Willa, a homeless girl, to clear his older sister, Emma, from charges that she stole from the brand new Waldorf Hotel, where she works. Includes historical notes
Cataloging source
DLC
Citation source
  • School Library Journal, August 2011
  • Booklist starred, August 2011
  • Library Media Connection starred, November 2011
  • Pub Weekly, August 2011
  • Kirkus Starred, July 2011
  • New York Times, November 2011
  • Horn Book, September 2011
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1937-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Avi
Dewey number
[Fic]
Index
no index present
Intended audience
  • 4.5
  • 5-8
Intended audience source
Follett Library Resources
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Ruth, Greg
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Waldorf-Astoria Hotel (New York, N.Y.)
  • Waldorf-Astoria Hotel (New York, N.Y.)
  • Families
  • Homeless persons
  • Gangs
  • Immigrants
  • New York (N.Y.)
  • Families
  • Homeless persons
  • Gangs
  • Immigrants
  • New York (N.Y.)
  • Historical fiction
  • Mystery and detective stories
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
City of orphans, Avi ; with illustrations by Greg Ruth
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"A Richard Jackson Book."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Control code
fol13560931
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
350 p.
Isbn
9781416971023
Lccn
2010049229
System control number
(ICrlF)0276ES
Label
City of orphans, Avi ; with illustrations by Greg Ruth
Publication
Note
"A Richard Jackson Book."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Control code
fol13560931
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
350 p.
Isbn
9781416971023
Lccn
2010049229
System control number
(ICrlF)0276ES

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