Join the newsies on the streets of New York City for adventure, mystery and murder in City of Orphans by Avi.
The year is 1893 and Maks is helping his family survive by selling newspapers. If he sells them all, he makes eight cents. And while selling the papers, he needs to stay away from Bruno and the Plug Uglies who beat him to a pulp and steal his money and get his sister out of jail where she is being held after she's accused of stealing a watch at the Waldorf. Recommended for grades 4 - 6.