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The disaster of the Irish Potato Famine : Irish immigrants arrive in America (1845-1850) / Sean O'Donoghue.

Available copies

  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Adams PL Sys. - Geneva Branch E 941.5081 ODO (Text) 34207002040849 Easy Non-Fiction Available -
Ligonier PL - Ligonier j 941.5081 O (Text) 73571200125393 Children's Room Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781508140665 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 9781508140672 (6 pack)
  • ISBN: 9781508140696 (library bound)
  • Physical Description: 24 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : PowerKids Press, [2016]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Coming to America -- Relying on potatoes -- Suffering in Ireland -- Homeless and hopeless -- Irish arrive in America -- No Irish need apply -- Hard jobs -- Building strong communities -- Famous Irish Americans -- Irish Americans make their mark.
Summary, etc.:
This book introduces readers to the Irish potato famine, a period when many Irish people were forced to make a decision: leave their homeland or starve. Readers will learn about the injustices the Irish faced in Ireland, as well as the challenges they faced when they reached the United States. The book also explains the success the Irish found after much hard work, and the legacy they left in America. Primary sources and vivid photographs illustrate captivating text to give readers a deep understanding of the subject. This book is an excellent supplement to social studies curricula and will provide a dynamic reading experience.
Target Audience Note:
980 Lexile.
Subject: Irish Americans > History > 19th century > Juvenile literature.
Immigrants > United States > History > 19th century > Juvenile literature.
Famines > Ireland > History > 19th century > Juvenile literature.
Ireland > History > Famine, 1845-1852 > Juvenile literature.
United States > Emigration and immigration > History > 19th century > Juvenile literature.
Ireland > Emigration and immigration > History > 19th century > Juvenile literature.

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