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McCurdy, Michael

Overview
Works: 148 works in 287 publications in 5 languages and 34,962 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  History  Biography  Patterns  Poetry  Diaries  Folklore  Nature stories  Drama 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Typographer, Signer, Author of afterword, colophon, etc., Other, Printer
Classifications: PZ7.F749, [FIC]
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Michael McCurdy
 
Most widely held works by Michael McCurdy
American tall tales by Mary Pope Osborne( Book )

8 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in English and held by 2,533 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of tall tales about such American folk heroes as Sally Ann Thunder Ann Whirlwind, Pecos Bill, John Henry, and Paul Bunyan
The signers : the fifty-six stories behind the Declaration of Independence by Dennis B Fradin( Book )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 1,976 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Profiles each of the fifty-six men who signed the Declaration of Independence, giving historical information about the colonies they represented. Includes the text of the Declaration and its history
The Gettysburg address by Abraham Lincoln( Book )

6 editions published between 1995 and 1998 in English and held by 1,648 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Illustrates the power and force of Lincoln's speech
Founding mothers : women in America in the Revolutionary era by Linda Grant De Pauw( Book )

4 editions published between 1975 and 1994 in English and held by 1,631 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the daily lives, social roles, and contributions of women living during the revolutionary period
Giants in the land by Diana Karter Appelbaum( Book )

3 editions published between 1993 and 2000 in English and held by 1,195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes how giant pine trees in New England were cut down during the colonial days to make massive wooden ships for the King's Navy
Escape from slavery : the boyhood of Frederick Douglass in his own words by Frederick Douglass( Book )

4 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 1,140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A shortened autobiography presenting the early life of the slave who became an abolitionist, journalist, and statesman
Johnny Tremain : a novel for old & young by Esther Forbes( Book )

9 editions published between 1971 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Johnny Tremain, a silversmith's apprentice, takes part in the Boston Tea Party and the Battles of Lexington and Concord
Iron horses by Verla Kay( Book )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 956 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Illustrations and simple rhyming text depict the race to construct railroads across the country during the second half of the nineteenth century
The man who planted trees by Jean Giono( Book )

10 editions published between 1985 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 924 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In een wereld die naar de ondergang lijkt te gaan, blijft een man in de Franse bergen zijn eigen gang gaan met het planten van bomen
Lucy's Christmas by Donald Hall( Book )

4 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and held by 906 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the fall of 1909, Lucy gets an early start on making Christmas presents for her family and friends, which they will open at the church's Christmas program
Something special : a story by Iris Murdoch( Book )

5 editions published between 1959 and 2001 in English and held by 891 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Something Special, set in Iris Murdoch's native city of Dublin in the 1950s, tells the story of independent-minded Yvonne, nearly too old to be a bride, who continues to believe that there is more to life than marriage to Sam, the dutiful Jewish man who is courting her. Living at home with an overbearing mother whose fantasy world is rekindled by the visit of a Christmas card salesman, and a stern uncle who fears he will have to support her, Yvonne comes to the painful realization that she can no longer maintain the balance between her bold spirit and the impending truths of a forestalled adulthood."--Jacket
The founders : the 39 stories behind the U.S. Constitution by Dennis B Fradin( Book )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 887 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A companion volume to "The Signers" looks at how the delegates from twelve of the thirteen colonies met in Philadelphia in the summer of 1787, to create, debate, and eventually sign the United States Constitution
The seasons sewn : a year in patchwork by Ann Whitford Paul( Book )

6 editions published between 1996 and 2000 in English and held by 865 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows how the patterns and pattern names in patchwork reflect life on the frontier in the nineteenth century
American fairy tales : from Rip Van Winkle to the Rootabaga stories( Book )

3 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in English and held by 839 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes works and discussion of Washington Irving, Horace E. Scudder, M.S.B., Frank Stockton, Howard Pyle, Louisa May Alcott, L. Frank Baum, Laura E. Richards, Ruth Plumly Thompson, Will Bradley, Carl Sandburg, and Neil Philip
The beasts of Bethlehem by X. J Kennedy( Book )

2 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in English and held by 832 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents nineteen poems, each in the voice of a creature that was present in the stable at the time of Christ's birth
War and the pity of war( Book )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 794 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents an illustrated collection of poems about the waste, horror, and futility of war as well as the nobility, courage, and sacrifice of individuals in wartime
The way west : journal of a pioneer woman by Lillian Schlissel( Book )

5 editions published between 1993 and 1999 in English and German and held by 794 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An adaptation of a diary of Amelia Stewart Knight written while she, her husband, and seven children journeyed from Iowa to the Oregon Territory in 1853
An old-fashioned Thanksgiving by Louisa May Alcott( Book )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 779 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The activities of seven children in nineteenth-century New England as they prepare for the Thanksgiving holiday while Mother is away caring for Grandmother
Trapped by the ice! : Shackleton's amazing Antarctic adventure by Michael McCurdy( Book )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in English and held by 706 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the events of the 1914 Shackleton Antarctic expedition when, after being trapped in a frozen sea for nine months, the expedition ship, the Endurance, was finally crushed and Shackleton and his men made the very long and perilous journey across ice and stormy seas to reach inhabited land
The bone man : a Native American Modoc tale by Laura Simms( Book )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 683 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nulwee confronts the frightening Bone Man. Will he destroy him or will Bone Man win?
 
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American tall tales
Alternative Names
MacCurdy, Michael

MacCurdy, Michael 1942-

McCurdy, Michael 1942-

Michael McCurdy American illustrator and publisher

マカーディ, マイケル

Languages
English (83)

Spanish (4)

German (2)

Welsh (1)

Dutch (1)

Covers
The signers : the fifty-six stories behind the Declaration of IndependenceThe Gettysburg addressFounding mothers : women in America in the Revolutionary eraGiants in the landEscape from slavery : the boyhood of Frederick Douglass in his own wordsJohnny Tremain : a novel for old & youngIron horsesThe man who planted trees