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Lily and the great quake : a San Francisco earthquake survival story —Bybee, Veeda, author.
Book
2020
9 available of 10 items

Just turned twelve, Lily is the oldest of the three children in her Chinese American family living in San Francisco when the 1906 earthquake hits; her family has survived the quake, but as the city starts to burn Lily an...

Chasing secrets —Choldenko, Gennifer, 1957- author.
Book
2015
12 available of 13 items

Thirteen-year-old Lizzie and her secret friend Noah, who is hiding in her house, plan to rescue Noah's father from the quarantined Chinatown, and save everyone they love from contracting the plague that is spreading in 1...

Hattie ever after —Larson, Kirby, author.
Book
2014
3 available of 3 items

In 1919, seventeen-year-old Hattie leaves the Montana prairie--and her sweetheart Charlie--to become a female reporter in San Francisco.

Pop's bridge —Bunting, Eve, 1928-
Book
2006
1 available of 2 items

Robert and his friend Charlie are proud of their fathers, who are working on the construction of San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge.

Changes for Julie —McDonald, Megan.
Book
2007
0 available of 1 items

Julie is in school detention for passing a note to Joy, a deaf student who has trouble understanding what their teacher is saying. Indignant, Julie decides to run for student body president so she can make changes to the...

A Hitch at the Fairmont —Averbeck, Jim.
Book
2014
6 available of 6 items

When his aunt is kidnapped, an eleven-year-old boy staying at San Francisco's Fairmont Hotel in 1956 tries to find her, with the help of Alfred Hitchcock.

Landed —Lee, Milly.
Book
2006
1 available of 1 items

After leaving his village in southeastern China, twelve-year-old Sun is held at Angel Island, San Francisco, before being released to join his father, a merchant living in the area. Includes historical notes.

Julie's journey, 1974 —McDonald, Megan.
Book
2007
2 available of 2 items

It's 1976 and the entire country is celebrating America's 200th birthday. Julie joins her cousins on a pioneer-style wagon train in honor of the Bicentennial. The journey is filled with adventures, challenges, and self-d...

The tangled web : a Julie mystery —Reiss, Kathryn.
Book
2009
9 available of 10 items

Julie really likes the new girl in her class, Carla Warner. Still, there's something odd about her. The things Carla says don't quite add up, and she seems to avoid answering certain questions. At first Julie is sure the...

Happy New Year, Julie, 1974 —McDonald, Megan.
Book
2007
1 available of 2 items

The first Christmas since Julie's parents' divorce is difficult for the whole family, but Julie finds comfort sharing the Chinese New Year traditions of her best friend, Ivy Ling, and thinking about new beginnings.

Julie tells her story, 1974 —McDonald, Megan.
Book
2007
2 available of 2 items

In 1974 at her new San Francisco school, nine-year-old Julie does not want to tell her class about her parents' divorce, or to tell her sister about messing up her school assignment, but when she breaks her finger playin...

The earth dragon awakes : the San Francisco earthquake of 1906 —Yep, Laurence, 1948-
Book
2006
6 available of 6 items

Eight-year-old Henry and nine-year-old Chin love to read about heroes in popular "penny dreadful" novels, until they both witness real courage while trying to survive the 1906 San Francisco earthquake.

Bitter melon —Chow, Cara, 1972-
Book
2011
4 available of 4 items

With the encouragement of one of her teachers, a Chinese American high school senior asserts herself against her demanding, old-school mother and carves out an identity for herself in late 1980s San Francisco.

The big break —McDonald, Megan, author.
Book
2019
0 available of 1 items

"It's 1974, and Julie Albright has just moved to a new neighborhood and started at a new school. So when she finds out the basketball team is 'boys only,' Julie is determined to fight for her right to play. Will a petiti...

The strange case of Baby H —Reiss, Kathryn.
Book
2002
1 available of 1 items

In the aftermath of the 1906 San Francisco earthquake, twelve-year-old Clara finds a baby left on the doorstep of her family's boarding house, and sets out to unravel the surrounding mysteries.

Takes a stand —McDonald, Megan, author.
Book
2019
1 available of 1 items

"Can Julie make history? Julie can't wait to camp in a horse-drawn wagon for the Bicentennial, but pioneer life is a lot harder than she expected. She sets out to capture living history--and ends up chasing a thief! Back...

Pop's bridge —Bunting, Eve, 1928-
Restricted EAudiobook (NNELS)
2006

Robert and his friend Charlie are proud of their fathers, who are working on the construction of San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge.

Meet Julie : an American girl, 1974 —McDonald, Megan.
Book
2007
0 available of 1 items

In 1974, after Julie's parents divorce, she moves to a new San Francisco neighborhood where the school does not have a girls' basketball team, so she fights for the right to play on the boys' team.

The puzzle of the paper daughter : a Julie mystery —Reiss, Kathryn.
Book
2010
1 available of 1 items

In 1970s San Francisco, Julie and her best friend Ivy learn about Chinese immigration in the early twentieth century when they investigate a mysterious doll theft.

The silver guitar : a Julie mystery —Reiss, Kathryn.
Book
2011
0 available of 1 items

While trying to find a way for her elementary school to help fund the seabird rescue following an oil spill in the San Francisco Bay, Julie investigates the theft of rare guitar. Includes a "Looking Back" essay about ben...

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