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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
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
Theme
Storyline
Writing style
Award
Land of Enchantment Book Award (New Mexico), Young Adult category, 2014.
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10012823
Cataloging source
DLC
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1937-
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Avi
Dewey number
[Fic]
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
  • HL
  • 570
Intended audience source
Lexile
LC call number
PZ7.A953
LC item number
Cit 2011
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570
Literary form
fiction
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  • 6
  • 8
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Ruth, Greg
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True
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  • Mystery and detective stories
  • Family life
  • Homeless persons
  • Gangs
  • Immigrants
  • Waldorf-Astoria Hotel (New York, N.Y.)
  • New York (N.Y.)
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 (p. [354]-[355])
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
350, [5] p.
Isbn
9781416971023
Lccn
2010049229
Other physical details
ill.
Label
City of orphans, Avi ; with illustrations by Greg Ruth
Publication
Note
"A Richard Jackson book."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [354]-[355])
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
350, [5] p.
Isbn
9781416971023
Lccn
2010049229
Other physical details
ill.

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