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"A touching and provocative collection of autobiographical recollections that evoke the history of one of America’s most influential boroughs— the Bronx—through some of its many success stories"


All author proceeds from this book will be donated to organizations that benefit children in the Bronx today, including:

~ ArtsConnection
~ Bronx Children’s Museum
~ Bronx Museum of the Arts
~ Aquatics program at BronxWorks
~ Children’s Health Fund’s “Big Blue Bus”
~ Chess-in-the-Schools
~ Eagle Academy Foundation
~ Girls Prep Charter School
~ Renaissance Youth Center
~ Young Women’s Leadership School of the Bronx

**To learn more about any of these organizations, click on its name to visit its website**

 

Announcing Arlene Alda's
latest book for adults, 

Just Kids From the Bronx 
Telling It the Way It Was: An Oral History


Publication date March 3, 2015
from Henry Holt and Co....
available for pre-order now!

 

"...a down-to-earth, inspiring book about the American promise fulfilled...”
—President Bill Clinton

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“The childhood recollections in Arlene Alda’s fascinating Just Kids from the Bronx run the gamut from surprisingly funny to painfully shocking..."
—Barbara Walters

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"...the singular, and very American, story of a remarkable place...” —Alice McDermott

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