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Foley, Jessie Ann.
THE CARNIVAL AT BRAY
New York : Elephant Rock Books, 2014
IL YA
ISBN
0989515591

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Maggie Lynch doesnít expect her sixteen-year-old life to be turned upside down so suddenly, but thatís exactly what happens in 1993 when her mother decides to move the family from Chicago to a remote town in Ireland to live with her new boyfriend. Now Maggie must leave behind everything she knows and loves including her beloved grandmother and her wild uncle Kevin. Relying on the power of music to sustain her in this new country, Maggie experiences love, hardship and adventure in Ireland. When a shocking death occurs, Maggie embarks on an epic journey to Rome and ultimately discovers a confidence in herself that she didnít know she had. This compelling book, filled with romance, music and drama, will keep you turning the  pages until the very end.  (Pennsylvania Young Reader's Choice Award Program, 2017)

SUBJECTS:     Grief -- Fiction.
                        Ireland -- Fiction.
                        Moving, Household -- Fiction.
                        Teenage girls -- Fiction.

 
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