Under the hawthorn tree

children of the famine by Marita Conlon-McKenna

Publisher: Puffin Books in New York, N.Y., U.S.A

Written in English
Cover of: Under the hawthorn tree | Marita Conlon-McKenna
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  • Ireland

Subjects:

  • Famines -- Ireland -- Fiction.,
  • Brothers and sisters -- Fiction.,
  • Ireland -- History -- 1837-1901 -- Fiction.

About the Edition

During the Great Famine in Ireland in the 1840s, three children are left alone and in danger of being sent to the workhouse, so they set out to find the great-aunts they remember from their mother"s stories.

Edition Notes

Statementby Marita Conlon-McKenna.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ7.C761845 Un 1992
The Physical Object
Pagination123 p. ;
Number of Pages123
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1716509M
ISBN 10014036031X
LC Control Number92018955

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Storyline IRELAND - The three O'Driscoll children, Eily, Michael and Peggy set out a great adventure to walk across Ireland and try to find their great-aunts, Nano and Lena, whom they've only heard about in their Mother's stories.

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