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McKissack, Pat

Summary: Despite their own poverty since Daddy died, Mama tells nine-year-old James Otis they need to help Sarah, whose family lost everything in a fire.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Schwartz & Wade Books 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Mckissack

Wingate, Lisa

Summary: "Louisiana, 1875: In the tumultuous aftermath of Reconstruction, three young women set off as unwilling companions on a perilous quest: Lavinia, the pampered heir to a now-destitute plantation; Juneau Jane, her illegitimate free-born Creole half-sister; and Hannie, Lavinia's former slave. Each carries private wounds and powerful secrets as they head for Texas, following dangerous roads rife...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2020

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Wingate

Shin, Ann

Summary: "Jin and Suja meet and fall in love while studying at university in Pyongyang. She is a young journalist from a prominent family, while he is from a small village of little means. Outside the school, North Korea has fallen under great political upheaval, plunged into chaos and famine. When Jin returns home to find his family starving, their food rations all but gone, he makes a rash decision...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Park Row Books 2021

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Curtis, Christopher

Summary: With love and determination befitting the "world's greatest family," twelve-year-old Deza Malone, her older brother Jimmie, and their parents endure tough times in Gary, Indiana, and later Flint, Michigan, during the Great Depression.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wendy Lamb Books 2012

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FICTION Curtis

Patchett, Ann

Summary: At the end of the Second World War, Cyril Conroy combines luck and a single canny investment to begin an enormous real estate empire, propelling his family from poverty to enormous wealth. His first order of business is to buy the Dutch House, a lavish estate in the suburbs outside of Philadelphia. Meant as a surprise for his wife, the house sets in motion the undoing of everyone he loves....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2019

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Armstrong, William H.

Summary: Angry and humiliated when his sharecropper father is jailed for stealing food for his family, a young black boy grows in courage and understanding by learning to read and with the help of the devoted dog Sounder.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper & Row, c1969. 1969

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FICTION Armst

Patchett, Ann

Summary: At the end of the Second World War, Cyril Conroy combines luck and a single canny investment to begin an enormous real estate empire, propelling his family from poverty to enormous wealth. His first order of business is to buy a lavish estate in the suburbs outside of Philadelphia. Meant as a surprise for his wife, the house sets in motion the undoing of everyone he loves. The story is told by...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Collins Publishers 2019

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1 available in Adult Audiobooks, Call number: CDBK FICTION Patchett

Shulevitz, Uri

Summary: A retelling of the traditional English tale in which a poor man follows the advice of his dream and is eventually led to a treasure.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus, Giroux 1978

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