City of orphans
by
 
Avi, 1937-

Title
City of orphans

Author
Avi, 1937-

ISBN
9781416971023

Publication Information
New York : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, c2011.

Physical Description
350 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.

General Note (Repeatable)
"A Richard Jackson Book."

Abstract
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.

Program Information
Reading Counts RC 6-8 4.3 15 Quiz: 53888.
 
Accelerated Reader AR MG 3.5 8.0 148119.

Corporate Subject
Waldorf-Astoria Hotel (New York, N.Y.) -- Fiction.

Subject Term
Families -- New York (State) -- New York -- Fiction.
 
Homeless persons -- Fiction.
 
Gangs -- Fiction.
 
Immigrants -- Fiction.

Geographic Term
New York (N.Y.) -- History -- 1865-1898 -- Fiction.

Added Author
Ruth, Greg

Electronic Access
Contributor biographical information http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy1107/2010049229-b.html
 
Publisher description http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy1107/2010049229-d.html

Reading Level JCPL
HL 570LEXILE.

Genre
Historical fiction. gsafd

Target Audience Note
010-014.

Format
Book


Material TypeShelf NumberBarcodeLibraryStatus
BookTEEN AVI32530607160940Main JCPLTeen Collection