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Keyword: New York City

Radiant Child: The Story of Young Artist Jean-Michel Basquiat

Steptoe, Javaka (Author/Illustrator)
Little, Brown 2016. 40 pages
Book type: Non-Fiction

Keywords: African Americans, art, artists, Black history, city life, creativity, family life, individuality, Jean-Michel Basquiat, mental health, New York City, painting, street life
 
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Seen Art?

Scieszka, Jon (Author)
Smith, Lane (Illustrator)
Penguin Random House 2005. 48 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Art, art appreciation, artists, Museum of Modern Art (New York), museums, New York City, preferences, wordplay
 
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The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse

Ward, Helen (Author/Illustrator)
Candlewick Press 2012. 40 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Christmas, city and country life, comparisons, cousins, envy, fables, mice, New York City
 
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And Tango Makes Three

Richardson, Justin (Author)
Parnell, Peter (Author)
Cole, Henry (Illustrator)
Simon & Schuster 2005. 32 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Diversity, families, gender roles, LGBTQ, New York City, penguins, zoos
 
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Madlenka

Sís, Peter (Author/Illustrator)
Macmillan 2010. 48 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: City life, community, discovery, everyday life, multiculturalism, neighbours, New York City, teeth
 
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The Unfinished Life of Addison Stone

Griffin, Adele (Author)
Soho Press 2014. 248 pages
Book type: Novel

Keywords: Artists, creativity, death, fame, first romantic relationships, friendship, mental health, multimodal, mystery, New York City, perspectives, tragedy
 
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The Bambino and Me

Hyman, Zachary (Author)
Pullen, Zachary (Illustrator)
Tundra Books 2014. 48 pages + 1 CD
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: 1920s, Babe Ruth, baseball, heroes, New York City, perseverance, self-confidence
 
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Snow White

Phelan, Matt (Author/Illustrator)
Candlewick Press 2016. 216 pages
Book type: Graphic Text

Keywords: City life, fairy tale adaptations, illustrations (Art Deco style), illustrations (black and white), illustrations (watercolours), New York City, retelling, Snow White, wordless book
 
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Juba!

Myers, Walter Dean (Author)
HarperCollins 2015. 202 pages
Book type: Novel

Keywords: African Americans, dance, diversity, economic disparity, England, historical fiction, historical figures, New York City, poverty, primary documents, slavery
 
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Jazz Day: The Making of a Famous Photograph

Orgill, Roxane (Author)
Vallejo, Francis (Illustrator)
Candlewick Press 2016. 56 pages
Book type: Non-Fiction

Keywords: Community, diversity, jazz, musicians, New York City, photography, poetry
 
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Humans of New York: Stories

Stanton, Brandon (Author/Illustrator)
Macmillan 2015. 428 pages
Book type: Non-Fiction

Keywords: City life, community, diversity, illustrations (photographs), media literacy, multiculturalism, multimodal, New York City, photo essay, storytelling
 
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Humans of New York

Stanton, Brandon (Author/Illustrator)
Macmillan 2013. 400 pages
Book type: Non-Fiction

Keywords: Adaptations, city life, community, diversity, illustrations (photographs), media literacy, multiculturalism, New York City, photo essay
 
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When the Beat Was Born: DJ Kool Herc and the Creation of Hip Hop

Hill, Laban Carrick (Author)
Taylor, Theodore (Illustrator)
Macmillan 2013. 32 pages
Book type: Non-Fiction

Keywords: Dance, DJ Kool Herc, hip-hop, innovations, music, New York City
 
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In New York

Brown, Marc (Author/Illustrator)
Penguin Random House 2014. 36 pages
Book type: Non-Fiction

Keywords: First-person narration, geography, narrative non-fiction, New York City, travel, United States
 
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Tar Beach

Ringgold, Faith (Author/Illustrator)
Penguin Random House 1996. 32 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: African Americans, civil rights, fantasy, flight, imagination, New York City, poverty, quilting
 
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