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Under the Hawthorn Tree: Children of the Famine By Marita Conlon-McKenna

Under the Hawthorn Tree: Children of the Famine
by Marita Conlon-McKenna

The first book in the famine trilogy Under the Hawthorn Tree is Ireland's top selling children's book and a classic for young readers worldwide. Set during the Irish famine, it follows three children as they travel across the country to find their family.
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Under the Hawthorn Tree: Children of the Famine Summary


The first book in the famine trilogy Under the Hawthorn Tree is Ireland's top selling children's book and a classic for young readers worldwide. Ireland in the 1840s is devastated by famine. When tragedy strikes their family, Eily, Michael and Peggy are left to fend for themselves. Starving and in danger of the dreaded workhouse, they escape. Their one hope is to find the great aunts they have heard about in their mother's stories. With tremendous courage they set out on a journey that will test every reserve of strength, love and loyalty they possess. Also available on DVD.

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Sku
GOR001128285
Title
Under the Hawthorn Tree: Children of the Famine
Author
Condition
Very Good
Binding type
Paperback
Publisher
O'Brien Press Ltd
Year published
Number of pages
160
ISBN 10
0862782066
ISBN 13
9780862782061
Prizes
Winner of Reading Association of Ireland - Premier Award (1991) 1991 (Ireland) Winner of International Reading Association Award 1991 (United States) Winner of Reading Association of Ireland Award 1991 (Ireland) Short-listed for Osterreichischer Kinder- und Jugendbuchpreis (1993) 1993 (Austria)
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