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The Vanderbeekers


The Vanderbeekers

The Vanderbeekers

Books in this series

by Karina Yan Glaser - Children's, Children's 7-10, Family, Family Life, Fiction

The Vanderbeekers have always lived in the brownstone on 141st Street. It's practically another member of the family. So when their reclusive, curmudgeonly landlord decides not to renew their lease, the five siblings have 11 days to do whatever it takes to stay in their beloved home and convince the dreaded Beiderman just how wonderful they are. And all is fair in love and war when it comes to keeping their home.  

by Karina Yan Glaser - Children's 7-10, Contemporary Fiction, Family, Fiction

While Isa is off at sleepaway orchestra camp, Jessie, Oliver, Hyacinth and Laney are stuck at home in the brownstone with nothing to do but get on one another’s nerves. But when catastrophe strikes their beloved upstairs neighbor, their sleepy summer transforms in an instant as the Vanderbeeker children band together to do what they do best: make a plan. They will create the most magical healing garden in all of Harlem --- in spite of a locked fence, thistles and trash and the conflicting plans of a wealthy real estate developer.