Wednesday Lit Talk: "City of Orphans"

On Wednesday, April 11 at 5:00 p.m., Regina reads an excerpt from "City of Orphans" by Avi, a story of a crowded and dangerous New York City in the late 1890s. While trying to make his hard life a little better, 13-year-old main character Maks encounters people and situations that contrast good with evil, light with dark, and rich with poor. Hear Regina's dramatic reading followed by a conversation about this action-packed adventure story set during a time of immigration in the Lower East Side.

Event date: 
Wednesday, April 13, 2016 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Event address: 
2780 Broadway
New York, NY 10025
City of Orphans Cover Image
By Avi, Greg Ruth (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781416971085
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - September 25th, 2012

The Cross of Lead (Crispin #1) Cover Image
By Avi
ISBN: 9780786816583
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Hyperion Books for Children - June 1st, 2004

The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle Cover Image
By Avi, Avi
ISBN: 9780545477116
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Scholastic Paperbacks - September 1st, 2012

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