Books to read before visiting New York

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From the Mixed-up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler by E. L. Konigsburg

Two siblings, Claudia and Jamie, run away from home to live in New York City’s Metropolitan Museum of Art. During the day they follow student tour groups around, and soak up as much learning as they can. At night they sleep in one of the large historic beds. While there, they happen upon a new statue that presents them with a mystery.

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Only Gossip Prospers by Lorraine Tosiello

Tosiello has written a historical fiction based on what little is known about the time Louisa May Alcott (the author of Little Women) spent living in New York City. Follow Louisa May Alcott from NYC’s central park to Roosevelt Island.

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