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Summary: Life in impoverished Depression-era Ireland holds little promise for young Frank McCourt, the oldest son in a tightly-knit family. Living by his wits, cheered by his irrepressible spirit, and sustained by his mother's fierce love, Frank embarks on an inspiring journey to overcome the poverty of his childhood and reach the land of his dreams: America.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount 2000

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA ANG

Summary: An adaptation of Alex Haley's "Roots", in which Haley traces his African American family's history from the mid-18th century to the Reconstruction era.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV ROO

Summary: ... Contains fifty genealogical sketches of heads of households living in what are today Berkshire, Hampden, Hampshire and Franklin Counties.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New England Historic Genealogical Society 2012

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1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R-GEN 929.3744 WES

Contents: Lonely side of love (Del McCoury) -- A good man like me (Del McCoury) -- Mountain folks (Ralph Stanley) -- In the pines (Ralph & Carter Stanley) -- Lonesome wind blues (The Whites) -- I'm just a used to be to you (The Whites) -- Green rolling hills of West Virginia (Alisa & Ramona Jones) -- Whiskey before breakfast (Alisa & Ramona Jones) -- Rank strangers to me (Ralph Stanley) -- Mountain...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Man-do-lin Productions Inc. 2010

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1 available in Music DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSIC FAM

Gouin, Jacques

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Methuen 1985

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1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R-GEN 929.2 PANET GOU

McCourt, Frank.

Summary: "'Tis is the story of Frank's American journey from impoverished immigrant to brilliant teacher and raconteur. Frank lands in New York at age nineteen, in the company of a priest he meets on the boat. He gets a job at the Biltmore Hotel, where he immediately encounters the vivid hierarchies of this "classless country," and then is drafted into the army and is sent to Germany to train dogs and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 1999

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McCourt, Frank.

Summary: An unflinching vision of life on the dole in Ireland told with humor and grace.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 1996

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 MCC

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 929.2 MCC

McCourt, Lisa.

Summary: Jessica and her classmates form a club whose mission is to perform acts of kindness, even for the meanest boy in the class.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Health Communications 1997

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Fiction Canfield 1997

McCourt, Frank.

Summary: Continues the sometimes harrowing tale of the author's youth as he immigrates from Ireland to the United States, joins the Army, goes to college, and begins building a life.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2000

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 974.71 MCC

McCourt, Lisa.

Summary: With the help of her loyal subject, Sir Daddy, a young girl pretends to be a princess as she gets ready for bed.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Troll/BridgeWater 2001

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: E McC

McCourt, Frank.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Large Print Press 1999

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 920 MCC

McCourt, Frank.

Summary: The third installment of McCourt's memoirs (after Angela's Ashes and 'Tis) covers his thirty-year teaching career in New York City's public high schools.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Audio 2005

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 371.1 McCou

McCourt, Frank.

Summary: In this tribute to teachers everywhere. McCourt records the trials, triumphs and surprises he faces in public high schools around New York City. His methods anything but conventional, McCourt creates a lasting impact on his students through imaginative assignments, singalongs and field trips. As he struggles to find his way in the classroom, he spends his evenings drinking with writers and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 371.1 MCC

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: B MCCOURT MCC

McCourt, Malachy

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Running Press 2002

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 782.43 MCC

McCoury, Del.

Contents: Road of love -- Lonesome wind -- I feel the blues moving in -- You'll find her name written there -- High on a mountain -- I'll pretend it's raining -- Don't our love look natural? -- Cheek to cheek with the blues -- Old memories mean nothing to me -- If you've got the money honey -- Queen Anne's lace -- If you need a fool -- The bluest man in town -- The cold hard facts -- Blackjack county...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Rounder 2004

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD COUNTRY McCou

McCourt, Frank.

Summary: The author's memoir of his journey from impoverished Irish immigrant to brilliant teacher and raconteur.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 1999

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 974.71 MCC

McCourt, Frank.

Summary: The author recounts his childhood in Depression-era Brooklyn as the child of Irish immigrants who decide to return to worse poverty in Ireland when his infant sister dies.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Audio 2005

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McCourt, Lisa.

Summary: A mother and child discuss how the mother's love would remain constant even if her child were a stinky skunk, scary ape, or bug-eating green alien.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2004

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: BOARD MCC

McCourt, Malachy

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Running Press 2004

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Contents: Bk. 1. pt. 1. Hans Georg Huy and descendants: 17th and early 18th Century in Thurgau, Switzerland -- pt. 2. Abraham Huy/Huey -- Magdalene Gernand: early 18th Century Berks/late 18th Century Dauphin County settlers -- pt. 3. George Eckert Huy -- Corolyn Taylor: farewell to the East; a pioneer in Minneapolis -- pt. 4. Arthur S. Huey -- Hattie King: onward and upward in Chicago -- pt. 5. Arthur S....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: M. Huey 2001

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1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R GEN 929.2 HUEY Huey

McCoury, Del

Contents: White House blues (2:12) -- Eli Renfro (3:26) -- Are you coming back to me? (3:17) -- I've endured (2:19) -- Call collect on Christmas (3:44) -- A good man like me (2:28) -- Rock hearts (2:30) -- J.D. Jones (2:24) -- My Dixie home (1:45) -- Hand your head in shame (2:39) -- Drifting with the tide (2:00) -- I've been crying (2:25).

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Rebel Records 2001

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD COUNTRY MCC

Glass Family.

Contents: Stop dead in your tracks -- Honest tries -- Bad news -- Swimming in fiction -- Sleep inside this wheel -- This is impossible -- Stolen art -- There's a red light waiting for you.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: I Eat Records 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD POP/ROCK GLA

Summary: This documentary traces the unorthodox path of Daniel Smith - eccentric musician, visual artist and devout Christian - as he creates a musical phenomenon with family and friends, and mentors an unknown singer-songwriter whose subsequent success stands in contrast to the music world's uneasy reception of Danielson just a few years earlier.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Image Entertainment 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Music DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSIC DAN

Caron, Claude

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Familles Caron d'Amérique 1989

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1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R-GEN 929.2 CAR

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