Most widely held works by Sheila McCarthy
Confessions of a teenage drama queen ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 1,171 libraries worldwide
Mary Elizabeth Cep, is convinced her real name is Lola. When her Mom moves her family from fashionable New York City to a small suburb in New Jersey, Lola quickly finds a friend who likes the same band that she does. Disturbed by her environment, Lola is quick to wage war against the popular Carla Santini. She's also pursued by high school hunk Stu Wolff, but chooses to focus her attention on winning back her title of Most Popular Girl in School. With the help of a frumpy drama teacher and her friend Ella, Lola creates a dramatic performance to earn her the desired high status.
Beethoven lives upstairs ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 615 libraries worldwide
At first, ten-year-old Christoph resents the eccentric boarder who enters his home, but slowly he comes to understand the torment of Ludwig van Beethoven's deafness, and appreciate his genius and the beauty of his music.
Cow belles ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 574 libraries worldwide
The father of two wealthy, free spirited teens puts them to work to teach them about the responsibility of running a business. When someone empties the company's bank accounts, the sisters must put aside their pampered existence to save the business.
The stone angel ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 380 libraries worldwide
At 90, Hagar Shipley may be considered old, but she hasn't stopped fighting. As her son and daughter-in-law take her to a nursing home, Hagar resists and remembers a lifetime of boldness and courage.
I've heard the mermaids singing ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1987 and 2006 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 344 libraries worldwide
A klutzy carrot-top lands a job in a trendy art gallery whose curator is chic and sophisticated.
Emily of new moon. The complete first season ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 317 libraries worldwide
Based on Lucy Maud Montgomery's novel, Emily of New Moon is the brilliant story of a free-spirited, orphaned girl, whose vivid imagination, passion to write, and romantic nature clash with her strict adoptive family. Season one follows Emily as she adjusts to a new school, makes new friends, and attempts to discover her parents' and family's past. Through it all, Emily handles her difficult issues with poise beyond her years and with an uncanny ability to wonderfully complicate the lives of everyone around her.
Emily of New Moon. The complete second season ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 270 libraries worldwide
After the death of her parents, free-spirited Emily must live with her rigid Aunt Elizabeth, timid Aunt Laura, and odd cousin Jimmy. Her vivid imagination, passion to write, and romantic nature are the cause of many clashes with her strict adoptive family.
Lathe of heaven ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 259 libraries worldwide
For George, the saying "dreams come true" is terribly accurate - his nighttime visions reshape reality. After druggingh himself in an attempt to keep from dreaming, George is arrested and ordered to seek psychiatric treatment for his "delusions". When his doctor realizes that George's power is real, he starts to manipulate George's dreams, with disasterous consequences.
My teacher ate my homework ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1997 and 2003 in English and held by 194 libraries worldwide
Jesse and Cody's ordinary life in middle school becomes something incredibly strange when a harmless looking doll comes to life. This doll has a nasty attitude and now, Jesse and Cody have to send this creepy creature with bad manners back to where it came from. Only the doll has evil plans of its own as they race to cancel a spell before the full moon rises.
Emily of New Moon. The complete third season ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 189 libraries worldwide
Free-spirited Emily begins to question her future as a writer and her role in Victorian society. Meanwhile, the town fights a smallpox outbreak.
Road to Avonlea. The complete seventh volume ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 181 libraries worldwide
"In this dramatic season, the King family copes with difficult personal and community changes that threaten to change their lives forever"--Container.
Emily of New Moon. The complete fourth season ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 180 libraries worldwide
Free-spirited Emily leaves childhood behind as adulthood experiences bring conflicting emotions and new found understanding.
Armistead Maupin's More tales of the city ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 129 libraries worldwide
Brought to life is San Francisco in the 1970's. The quirky lovelorn tenants of 28 Barbary Lane are following their fortunes and follies under the watchful eye of their maternal landlady. Intersecting lives, gleeful coincidences and innocent raunch are all part of the fun.
Day after tomorrow ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 121 libraries worldwide
A dramatized global warming event triggers a barrage of epic natural disasters: tornadoes flatten Los Angeles, a tidal wave engulfs New York City and the entire Northern Hemisphere begins to freeze solid. An assortment of individual narratives are threaded together to follow the various catastrophes and their effects on local populations, including the stories of climatologist Jack Hall, his son Sam, and other small bands of survivors as they ride out the growing superstorm.
George's island ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 113 libraries worldwide
George loves his crotchety old grandfather, but the case worker sends the ten-year-old orphan to a foster home anyway. George escapes to a mysterious island at night, only to find grandpa's spooky old stories are true. Ghosts of pirates really are guarding the treasure of Captain Kidd.
Rare birds ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 112 libraries worldwide
Dave's marriage is dead and his restaurant just went belly up. Alphonse, Dave's neighbor, hatches a mad-yet-ingenious scheme in the hopes of saving his buddy's sagging fortune. After staging the sightings of an extremely rare bird in the neighborhood, bird watchers and hungry patrons the world over, flock to the area. But soon, Dave's restaurant is swimming in controversy.
Little mosque on the prairie. The complete first season ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 90 libraries worldwide
A comic look at a small Muslim community living side by side with the residents of a small prairie town. "Little mosque on the prairie is a humorous look at relationships, family, love, the generation gap and balancing Muslim beliefs and traditions in a prairie setting"--Container.
Beautiful dreamers ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and held by 85 libraries worldwide
A young doctor meets Walt Whitman in 1880 at a medical conference and invites him to visit the asylum for the mentally ill in the doctor's home town of London, Canada. At first Whitman angers the town people with his radical ideas about individuality and guiltless sexuality, but gradually they are won over by Whitman's compassion and the liberating magic his ideas work on the asylum inmates.
The awakening ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in English and held by 71 libraries worldwide
Sara, a responsible hard-working young woman, runs a boarding house, takes no risks and lives by the book. Her life is turned upside down by Flynn, a handsome bounty hunter, who teams up with Sara to track a tenant who is a convicted antiquities smuggler.
Little mosque on the prairie. Season two ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 61 libraries worldwide
A comic look at a small Muslim community living side by side with the residents of a small prairie town. Little mosque on the prairie is a humorous look at relationships, family, love, the generation gap and balancing Muslim beliefs and traditions in a prairie setting.
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