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Bartoletti, Susan Campbell.

Summary: Finn Reardon, a thirteen-year-old Irish-American newspaper carrier who hopes to be a journalist someday, keeps a journal of his experiences living in New York City in 1899. Includes historical notes.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC BAR

Rosenblatt, Roger

Summary: An aging poet contemplates the later chapters of his life while avoiding trips to the neurologist, spending time with his grandson, and falling for a blind woman less than half his age.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ROS

Helprin, Mark.

Summary: One night, Peter Lake -- orphan, master-mechanic, and master second-story man -- attempts to rob a fortress-like mansion on the Upper West Side. Though he thinks the house is empty, the daughter of the house is home. Thus begins the affair between the middle-aged Irish burglar and Beverly Penn, a young girl who is dying. Because of a love that at first he cannot fully understand, Peter, a...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Playaway Digital Audio 2008

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Smolik, Jane Petrlik

Summary: In 1854 eleven-year-old Bones is a slave in Virginia who sends a bottle holding her real name and a trinket from her long-lost father down the James River--the currents carry it far away, ultimately uniting the lives of three young girls.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Charlesbridge 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Greeley, Andrew M.

Summary: A woman born, like her mother, with visions of a mysterious shipwreck, becomes a famous singer and attempts to unravel the mystery of her life, despite attacks from a vicious media and the Balkan mafia.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Forge 2000

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GRE

Helprin, Mark

Summary: "One winter night, Peter Lake--master mechanic and second-story man--attempts to rob a fortress-like mansion on the Upper West Side. Though he thinks it is empty , the daughter of the house is home. Thus begins the affair between a middle-aged Irish burglar and Beverly Penn, a young girl dying of consumption. It is a love so powerful that Peter Lake, a simple and uneducated man, will be driven...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC HEL

Roberts, Nora.

Summary: "Trace O'Hurley had turned his back on responsibility and commitment long ago. Now he lived the way he wanted, did what he wanted when he wanted. But all that was about to change.... Gillian Fitzpatrick had responsibilities, commitments--her brother had disappeared and she was frightened and desperate. Trace was her only hope. He had the connections, the expertise...and the guts. But just...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mira Books 1990

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC ROB

Quick, Matthew

Summary: Finley, an unnaturally quiet boy who is the only white player on his high school's varsity basketball team, lives in a dismal Pennsylvania town that is ruled by the Irish mob, and when his coach asks him to mentor a troubled African American student who has transferred there from an elite private school in California, he finds that they have a lot in common in spite of their apparent differences.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Tobin, Greg.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Forge 2001

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC TOB

Fast, Howard

Summary: The saga of three families living in San Francisco during the earthquake, World War I and the Depression.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sourcebooks Landmark 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FAS

Roberts, Nora.

Summary: "She was practically royalty, the daughter of a rich, renowned horse-breeding dynasty. He was just a hardworking horse trainer. But Brian Donnelly was in America now, where even he might aspire to possess the breathtaking Keeley Grant. Her wealth and position didn't deter Brian."

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Silhouette Books 2000

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC ROB

Polacco, Patricia

Summary: "Fiona and her family moved from Ireland to Chicago to begin a new life. Yet, when the family is struck with misfortune, will Fiona's lace help save them?"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2014

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Fiction Polacco 2014

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE POL

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE POL

Greeley, Andrew M.

Summary: Talented singer and psychic sleuth Nuala Anne McGrail finds herself in over her head when she tries to save potential murder victim Seamus Costelloe, a sinister Chicago tough guy, from his fate.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tom Doherty Associates Book 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GRE

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: MYS GRE

Greeley, Andrew M.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Forge 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GRE

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: MYS GRE

Lasky, Kathryn.

Summary: In 1903, Maureen, originally from Ireland, comes to Boston to live with her old friend Sofia and her Italian American family, where the two girls share fifth grade class and various adventures.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2004

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J MA S3

Parry, Owen.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperTorch 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PAR

Greeley, Andrew M.

Summary: While Nuala Anne and her daughter take karate classes to protect themselves from bullies, shy nanny Julie is courted by a new beau, and Dermot examines a famine refugee's memoir for clues about the mysterious fever that killed his family.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP M GRE

Greeley, Andrew M.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Forge 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GRE

Greeley, Andrew M.

Summary: Beautiful Nuala Anne, who's fey, wakes one morning in a particularly dark mood from a nightmare prefiguring disaster. Soon after, a car bombing strikes the powerful Curran family and sends ripples through Chicago's Irish-American community. Nuala Anne sends Dermot Coyne, her handsome husband, to consult a document, written by an Irish priest who witnessed the execution of Irish patriot Robert...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP M GRE

Trocheck, Kathy Hogan

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2000

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP M TRO

Lehane, Dennis.

Summary: Set in Boston at the end of the First World War, this novel unflinchingly captures the political and social unrest of a nation caught at the crossroads between past and future. It tells the story of two families--one black, one white--swept up in a maelstrom of revolutionaries and anarchists, immigrants and ward bosses, Brahmins and ordinary citizens, all engaged in a battle for survival and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harperluxe 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC LEH

Roberts, Les

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Minotaur 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ROB

Greeley, Andrew M.

Summary: On a visit to the grave of grandparents Nuala Anne McGrail, who has psychic vision, notices the coffin in a nearby grave is empty. The grave is that of Jimmy Sullivan, a 1920s Chicago gangster. As Nuala's fiance, Dermot Coyne proceeds to investigate, he runs into lethal opposition. By the author of Irish Lace.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Forge 1998

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: MYS GRE

Greeley, Andrew M.

Summary: When a young man from her Chicago neighborhood vanishes in Iraq and the U.S. government denies knowledge of his whereabouts, Nuala launches a personal investigation to uncover the truth.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Forge 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GRE

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: MYS GRE