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Schneider, Mical, 1944- 
Minneapolis, MN : Carolrhoda, 2001.
IL 5-8 RL 6.8
ISBN 1575055104
The year is 1847 and Annie Quinn is living in Ireland with her family.  It isn't an easy life.  The potato crop has failed and her family has little to eat and virtually no money to buy anything.  A letter arrives from Annie's older sister Bridget.  Bridget left for America years before and now she has sent tickets for Annie and Thomas to join her.  Annie is reluctant to leave her home but her mother convinces her that it is important for her to go to America.  When they arrive, things are not wonderful but they are about to get worse.
SUBJECTS:     Ireland -- History -- Famine, 1845-1852 -- Fiction.
                        Irish Americans -- Fiction.
                        Famines -- Ireland -- Fiction.
                        Brothers and sisters -- Fiction.
                        Survival -- Fiction.
                        Ireland -- Emigration and immigration -- Fiction.
                        Emigration and immigration -- Fiction.


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