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Black potatoes : the story of the great Irish famine, 1845-1850 / Susan Campbell Bartoletti.

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Newburgh Chandler PL - Bell Road Library J 941.5081 BAR (Text) 39206019252046 J Non-Fiction Available -

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  • ISBN: 0618002715
  • Physical Description: 184 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 2001.

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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
1. Black potatoes, black potatoes -- 2. We've an extra potato -- 3. Lend me a little Reliefe -- 4. A flock of famishing crows -- 5. Only till the praties grow -- 6. The fever, the God bless us and protect everyone -- 7. A terrible leveling of houses -- 8. The going away -- 9. Where would the war begin? -- 10. Come to cork to see the queen.
Summary, etc.:
The story of the Great Irish Famine, through the eyes and memories of the Irish people. Tells how they lived, why their lives depended on the potato, how they dreaded the workhouse, and how they feared and defied the landlord who collected the rent and evicted them.
Target Audience Note:
1040L Lexile
Subject: Robert F. Sibert Medal.
Ireland > History > Famine, 1845-1852 > Juvenile literature.
Ireland > History > Famine, 1845-1852.

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