Dave At Night

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byGail Carson Levine

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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.

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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 i...

Gail Carson Levine is the author of the Newbery Honor Book Ella Enchanted; New York Times bestsellers Ever and Fairest; ALA Notable Book Dave At Night; The Wish; The Two Princesses of Bamarre; the six Princess Tales books; the nonfiction book Writing Magic: Creating Stories That Fly; and a companion to this picture book, Betsy Who Crie...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:304 pages, 7.62 × 5.12 × 0.61 inPublisher:HarperCollins

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0064407470

ISBN - 13:9780064407472

Appropriate for ages: 9 - 12

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesome! Very well-written, lively, and moving. I cried and laughed in places. Definitely worth a read.
Date published: 2014-06-05

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"Touching, beautifully told." (New York Times Book Review)