Book List in Order:9 titles

  • McGee is a batter to be reckoned with; he wallops every ball that's pitched to him. Last year, he took the Catbirds to number one. But the pitcher he beat practices through the whole long winter, and the championship is once again up for grabs, w...


  • Grandpa was never bar mitzvahed; it was wartime, and life was difficult. It's been a regret his whole life. Many years later, it's his grandson's time to go through the Jewish ritual of coming of age. The father suggests that they be bar ...


  • Experience the sights and sounds of 1930s Brooklyn and Coney Island through the eyes―and ears―of a hearing boy and his deaf parents.A Brooklyn family takes an outing to Coney Island, where they enjoy the rides, the food, and the sights. The fathe...


  • Ten-year-old Louis Daniel hates it when Mama treats him like a baby. But when Hurricane Katrina blows through the Gulf Coast on a fateful August night, followed by broken levees and rising floodwaters threatening New Orleans, Louis feels like a littl...


  • “It was Opening Day, 1947. And every kid in Brooklyn knew this was our year. The Dodgers were going to go all the way!”It is the summer of 1947 and a highly charged baseball season is underway in New York. Jackie Robinson is the new first baseman...


  • “As a boy, my father learned to speak with his hands. As a man, he learned how to turn lead-type letters into words and sentences. My father loved being a printer.”Each day in 1940s New York a young boy watches as his father goes to work in the n...


  • Lemuel dreams of building a boat that will take him across the sea to the enchanted, magical city that he is sure must lie just beyond the horizon. How will he know he's going the right way? He ties a red scarf on the bow and a rope to the stern; as ...



  • Author Myron Uhlberg's story is based on the Great Blizzard of 1947, which blanketed Brooklyn and the surrounding area under several feet of snow. The story tells of a young boy's imaginary flight over Brooklyn and his consequent new perspective on t...