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Dave at night

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If nobody wants him, that's fine. He'll just take care of himself.

When his father dies, Dave knows nothing will ever be thesame. And then it happens. Dave lands in an orphanage -- the cold and strict Hebrew Home for Boys in Harlem -- far from the life he knew on the Lower East Side. But he's not so worried. He knows he'll be okay. He always is. If it doesn't work out, he'll just leave, find a better place to stay. But it's not that simple.

Outside the gates of the orphanage, the nighttime streets of Harlem buzz with jazz musicians and swindlers; exclusive parties and mystifying strangers. Inside, another world unfolds, thick with rare friendships and bitter enemies. Perhaps somewhere, among it all, Dave can find a place that feels like home.

01-02 Young Hoosier Book Award Masterlist (Gr 6-8), 02 Rebecca Caudill Young Reader's Book Award Nominee Master List and 00-01 Dorothy Canfield Fisher Children's Bk Award Masterlist

2000 Notable Children's Books (ALA) and 2000 Best Books for Young Adults (ALA)

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9780060281540
9780064407472
9780062253569
9780060281533
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MG
Level 3.6, 8 Points
Lexile measure:
550L
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subject_facet African Americans -- Juvenile fiction, Harlem Renaissance -- Juvenile fiction, Jews -- New York (N.Y.) -- Juvenile fiction, New York (N.Y.) -- Juvenile fiction, Orphans -- Juvenile fiction
title_display Dave at night
title_full Dave at Night, Dave at night / by Gail Carson Levine
title_short Dave at night
title_sub
topic_facet African Americans, Harlem Renaissance, Historical Fiction, Jews, Juvenile Fiction, Orphans