Saturday, September 01, 2012

Seven of the best children's books introducing New York

At the Guardian, Julia Eccleshare recommended several books which would give children a good introduction to New York, including:
Drawn from her own life, Rosa Guy's poignant trilogy of novels The Friends, Ruby and Edith Jackson, set in Harlem in the 1970s, tells of migrants from the Islands and their struggle to find acceptance in the city.
Read about another entry on the list.

Also see--Jay McInerney's five essential New York novels.

--Marshal Zeringue