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Nutcracker in Harlem —McMorrow, T. E., author.
Book
2017
2 available of 8 items

In Harlem in the 1920s, in the middle of a family Christmas party, Marie receives a nutcracker from her Uncle Cab, which leads to a marvelous dream in this resetting of E.T.A. Hoffmann's familiar tale. Includes historica...

We are not ourselves —Thomas, Matthew, 1975-
Book
2014
21 available of 22 items

"Born in 1941, Eileen Tumulty is raised by her Irish immigrant parents in Woodside, Queens, in an apartment where the mood swings between heartbreak and hilarity, depending on whether guests are over and how much alcohol...

The long take : a noir narrative —Robertson, Robin, 1955- author.
Book
2018
18 available of 20 items

"Walker is a D-Day veteran with post-traumatic stress disorder; he can't return home to rural Nova Scotia, and looks instead to the city for freedom, anonymity, and repair. As he finds his way from New York to Los Angele...

Brooklyn : a novel —Tóibín, Colm, 1955-
Book
2009
11 available of 13 items

In the early 1950s, Eilis Lacey leaves her widowed mother and charismatic sister behind in Ireland and heads for Brooklyn, where she finds a sort of happiness, but tragic news summons her back to Ireland, and she finds h...

Little Boy Brown —Harris, Isobel, author.
Book
2013
1 available of 1 items

"Little boy Brown is a lonely city kid, though he doesn't really know he's lonely, who spends the best day ever with his nanny and her family in the country"-- Provided by publisher.

The book itch : freedom, truth, & Harlem's greatest bookstore —Nelson, Vaunda Micheaux, author.
Book
2015
5 available of 5 items

Relates the story of the National Memorial African Bookstore, founded in Harlem by Louis Michaux in 1939, as seen from the perspective of Louis Michaux Jr., who met famous men like Muhammad Ali and Malcolm X while helpin...

Henry and the kite dragon —Hall, Bruce Edward.
Book
2004
5 available of 5 items

In New York City in the 1920s, the children from Chinatown go after the children from Little Italy for throwing rocks at the beautiful kites Grandfather Chin makes, not realizing that they have a reason for doing so.

Brooklyn
DVD
2016
33 available of 39 items

An Irish immigrant lands in 1950s Brooklyn, where she quickly falls into a romance with a local. When her past catches up with her, however, she must choose between two countries and the lives that exist within.

Lady cop makes trouble —Stewart, Amy, 1973- author.
Book
2016
9 available of 11 items

All-of-a-kind family Hanukkah —Jenkins, Emily, 1967- author.
Book
2018
4 available of 10 items

In 1912 New York, Gertie feels left out while Mama and her four older sisters cook Hanukkah dinner, but Papa comes home and asks her help with an important task.

The pearl dagger —Chandlar, L. A., author.
Book
2019
3 available of 4 items

"As the Great Depression loosens its grip on New York City, Mayor La Guardia and his team meet their greatest foe in the fight against organized crime. Lane Sanders and her fiery boss, Mayor Fiorello 'Fio' La Guardia hav...

Wonderstruck : a novel in words and pictures —Selznick, Brian, author.
Book
2011
22 available of 29 items

Having lost his mother and his hearing in a short time, twelve-year-old Ben leaves his Minnesota home in 1977 to seek the father he never knew in New York City, and meets there Rose, who is also longing for something mis...

We are not ourselves —Thomas, Matthew, 1975-
Book On CD
2014
2 available of 2 items

"Born in 1941, Eileen Tumulty is raised by her Irish immigrant parents in Woodside, Queens, in an apartment where the mood swings between heartbreak and hilarity, depending on whether guests are over and how much alcohol...

The empress letters : a novel —Rogers, Linda, 1944-
Book
2007
2 available of 2 items

The man who never returned —Quinn, Peter (Peter A.)
Book
2010
1 available of 2 items

The last magician —Maxwell, Lisa, 1979- author.
Book
2017
18 available of 18 items

In an alternate version of present-day Manhattan, magic is dying, and Esta, a Mageus with a talent for manipulating time, travels back to 1901 to stop the destruction of a book that can possibly restore magic, but in Old...

A brief history of seven killings —James, Marlon, 1970- author.
Book
2015
13 available of 14 items

"From the acclaimed writer of The Book of Night Women comes a masterful novel framed as a fictional oral history that explores the events and characters surrounding the attempted assassination of Bob Marley during the po...

This strange and familiar place : a So close to you novel —Carter, Rachel (Rachel Elizabeth), 1984-
Book
2013
2 available of 2 items

"Lydia Bentley will do anything to fix the mistakes she made in the past, like losing her grandfather in time--and the only way she knows how to begin is by time traveling to 1980s New York with Wes, posed as a Montauk P...

Hurry up, Houdini! —Osborne, Mary Pope.
Book On CD
2013
1 available of 1 items

Join Jack and Annie as they meet one of the world's most famous illusionists--Harry Houdini!

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