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Empire dreams

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Silver Moon Press,
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1st Silver Moon Press ed.
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IL: MG - BL: 4.5 - AR Pts: 3
This lively new series of historical fiction spans important time periods in American history and introduces engaging and diverse characters with fast-paced adventure. Throughout national upheaval and family turmoil, these spirited young characters transform hardship into an opportunity for growth. This fun and inspirational series will make both reading and history a thrilling adventure for middle readers. Each book is reviewed for accuracy by a historical expert.Less than a year after the 1929 Stock Market Crash, eleven-year-old Julie Singer can think of nothing more exciting than the construction of the Empire State Building, soon to be the tallest skyscraper in the world. When she ventures secretly into Manhattan and sees the construction firsthand, she befriends Daniel, a young Mohawk Skywalker. Soon Daniel's brother falls from one of the high beams. Will he recover from the fall? And how will Julie's family survive as New York City sinks further and further into the economic crisis soon to be known as the Great Depression?
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full_title empire dreams
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lastUpdate 2018-01-25 01:29:57AM

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display_description In 1930 in New York City, as she worries about the Depression's effect on her family, eleven-year-old Julie takes a personal interest in the building of the Empire State Building and befriends a Mohawk boy who is working on the project.
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series Adventures in America
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subject_facet Depressions -- 1929 -- Juvenile fiction, Empire State Building (New York, N.Y.) -- Juvenile fiction, Fiction, Indians of North America -- Juvenile fiction, Jews -- United States -- Juvenile fiction, Mohawk Indians -- Juvenile fiction, New York (N.Y.) -- Juvenile fiction
title_display Empire dreams
title_full Empire dreams / by Wendy Wax ; illustrated by Todd Doney
title_short Empire dreams
topic_facet Depressions, Indians of North America, Jews, Mohawk Indians