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Hazen, Barbara Shook.

Summary: Soon after Katie wishes for her potatoes to disappear during dinner, a potato famine ravages her native Ireland, forcing her to leave for America.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books for Young Readers 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE HAZ

Napoli, Donna Jo

Summary: In the autumn of 1846 in Ireland, twelve-year-old Lorraine and her family struggle to survive during the Irish potato famine, but when Lorraine meets Miss Susannah, the daugher of the wealthy English landowner who owns Lorraine's family's farm, they forman unlikely friendship that they must keep secret due to the deep cultural divide between their two families.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC NAP

Miles, Kathryn

Summary: The dramatic true tale of a boy born at sea during the Irish Potato famine and the "coffin ship" that saved him and thousands of others from one of the world's greatest humanitarian crises.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Free Press 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 941.5081 MIL

Bartoletti, Susan Campbell.

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: The story of the Great Irish Famine, through the eyes and memories of the Irish people. Tells how they lived, why their lives depended on the potato, how they dreaded the workhouse, and how they feared and defied the landlord who collected the rent and evicted them.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin 2001

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 941.5081 BAR

Rutherfurd, Edward.

Summary: "Edward Rutherfurd's stirring account of Irish history, the Dublin Saga, concludes in this magisterial work of historical fiction. Beginning where the first volume, The Princes of Ireland, left off, The Rebels of Ireland takes us into a world transformed by the English practice of "plantation," which represented the final step in the centuries-long British conquest of Ireland. Once again...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Audio 2006

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC RUT

Giff, Patricia Reilly.

Summary: When a terrible blight attacks Ireland's potato crop in 1845, twelve-year-old Nory Ryan's courage and ingenuity help her family and neighbors survive.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2001

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Giff 2000

Giff, Patricia Reilly.

Summary: When a terrible blight attacks Ireland's potato crop in 1845, twelve-year-old Nory Ryan's courage and ingenuity help her family and neighbors survive.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Listening Library 2000

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD GIF

Alexander, V. S..

Summary: "Ireland, 1845. To Briana Walsh, no place on earth is more beautiful than Carrowteige, County Mayo, with its sloping fields and rocky cliffs perched above the wild Atlantic. The small farms that surround the centuries-old Lear House are managed by her father, agent to the wealthy, reckless Sir Thomas Blakely. Tenant farmers sell the oats and rye they grow to pay rent to Sir Thomas, surviving on...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kensington Books 2019

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1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC ALE

Summary: The sons of the Phelan family - two farmers, a schoolteacher, and a priest - are torn between nonviolent protest and bloody revolt during the Irish potato famine of the 1840s. Real-life brothers Joe, Mark, Paul, and Stephen McGann star as the Phelans.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn Media 2005

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV HAN

Kelly, John

Summary: Describes the Great Irish Potato Famine that began in 1845 and discusses how the combined forces of bacterial infection, political greed, and religious intolerance started a disaster that killed twice as many people as died during the American Civil War.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 941.5081 KEL

Giff, Patricia Reilly.

Summary: When a terrible blight attacks Ireland's potato crop in 1845, twelve-year-old Nory Ryan's courage and ingenuity help her family and neighbors survive.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2000

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC GIF

Gallagher, Thomas Michael

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich 1982

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 941.5081 GAL

Laxton, Edward.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt 1997

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 941.5081 LAX

Lynch, Paul

Summary: Early one October morning, Grace's mother snatches her from sleep and brutally cuts off her hair, declaring, "You are the strong one now." With winter close at hand and Ireland already suffering, Grace is no longer safe at home. And so her mother outfits her in men's clothing and casts her out. When her younger brother Colly follows after her, the two set off on a remarkable odyssey in the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2017

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC LYN

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LYN

Moore, Ann

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New American Library 2001

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Pignat, Caroline.

Summary: During the Great Famine in Ireland, Kit's family struggles to pay the rent and scrape up enough to eat, but as the time for eviction looms, they must make difficult decisions.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Red Deer Press 2007

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC PIG

1 hold on 3 copies

Summary: One man's ruthless pursuit of justice plays out against the darkest chapter of Irish history in this riveting revenge thriller. In 1847, battle-hardened soldier Feeney deserts the British army to return home to Ireland, where he finds his country ravaged beyond recognition by the Great Famine. When he discovers that his mother has died of starvation and his brother has been hanged by the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Shout Factory 2019

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Bl

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: HOT DVD

Giff, Patricia Reilly.

Summary: In the mid-1800s, Nory and her neighbor and friend, Sean, set out separately on a dangerous journey from famine-plagued Ireland, hoping to reach a better life in America.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wendy Lamb Books 2003

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC GIF

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC Giff

Kelly, Mary Pat.

Summary: "In the bestselling tradition of Frank Delaney, Colleen McCullough, and Maeve Binchy comes a poignant historical family saga set against Ireland's Great Starvation and the building of Chicago."--Provided by the publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Pub. 2009

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Summary: The aim of these lectures is to make viewers feel welcome and comfortable in the company of paintings. By focusing on 65 masterpieces of Western painting, Professor William Kloss offers a vivid, visceral encounter with genius, shining light on the unique technical, stylistic, and expressive achievements of each painting. From the 14th century to the 20th, the images are examined for their...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Company 2010

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 WOR
Call number: DVD 709 WOR