Posted in 2011-2012 Club, Not Mock Newbery

City of Orphans, by Avi

Summary:  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.


Find it at WCPL


One thought on “City of Orphans, by Avi

  1. I am not the biggest fan of this book. The plot was all right and even unique. I did not really find a connection with Maks and Willa(the main characters). The plot and characters developed and the scene was well discribed, but I was not drawn into the book. This book is not a Newbery winner because I felt the author failed to connect with the reader.

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