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City of orphans

Author: Avi; Greg Ruth
Publisher: New York ; Toronto : Simon & Schuster Children's Pub., ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Detective and mystery stories
Historical fiction
Mystery fiction
Detective and mystery fiction
Fiction
History
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Avi; Greg Ruth
ISBN: 1416971025 9781416971023
OCLC Number: 865339138
Notes: "A Richard Jackson book."
"Atheneum Books for Young Readers."
Target Audience: "Ages 10-14"--Page 2 of cover.
Description: 350, [5] pages : illustrations
Responsibility: Avi ; with illustrations by Greg Ruth.

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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.

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