Marita Conlon-McKenna. Marita Conlon-McKenna is one of Ireland's most popular children's authors. This book focuses mainly on the effect events have on Eily's young daughter, Mary-Brigid
Marita Conlon-McKenna. She has written nine bestselling children's books. Under the Hawthorn Tree, her first novel, became an immediate bestseller and has been described as "the biggest success story in children's historical fiction. This book focuses mainly on the effect events have on Eily's young daughter, Mary-Brigid. The story is heavy on heartache, horses, and hopefulness, elements that adolescent girls tend to love. Conlon-McKenna gives a good explanation of how the Irish people were victimized by the system of tenant farming.
The final book in the famine trilogy. For Eily, Michael and Peggy the memory of the famine is still strong. And Peggy, in America, feels trapped in her role as a maid. Will they ever have land and a home they can call their own? Eily, Michael and Peggy have once shown great courage. Now this courage is called on again.
Marita Conlon-McKenna, Donald Teskey (Illustrator). Fields of Home is the last book in the Under the Hawthorn Trilogy and the children from the original novel are now all grown up. Peggy is still making her way as a housemaid in America but is starting to think more about her long-term future, Michael is content in the ‘Big House’ working with the horses but soon a tragedy will tear his plans to pieces, and Eily is now a mother of two and worrying about raising rent prices and being able Read by Caroline.
Marita Conlon-McKenna, Donald Teskey, P. J. Lynch. The final book in the famine trilogy. For Eily, Michael and Peggy the memory of the famine is still strong
Marita Conlon-McKenna, Donald Teskey, P. But Mary-Brigid, Eily's first child, has the future to look forward to. What kind of future is it? Ireland is in turmoil, with evictions, burnings, secret meetings, fights over land. Eily and her family may be thrown off their farm. Michael may lose his job in the big house.
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Marita has written more books for children which were also very well received. Marita Conlon-McKenna. Donald Teskey, PJ Lynch. The Blue Horse reached No. 1 on the Bestseller List and won the BISTO BOOK OF THE YEAR Award. No Goodbye, which tells of the heartbreak of a young family when their mother leaves home, was recommended by Book Trust in their guide for One Parent Families. Safe Harbour is the story of two English children evacuated from London during World War ll to live with their grandfather in Greystones, Co Wicklow and was shortlisted for the BISTO Book of the Year Award.
Conlon-McKenna, Marita; Teskey, Donald, illustrator.
Marita Conlon-McKenna. by Marita Conlon-McKenna · Donald Teskey. Larch Hill is the only home Blue knows. 25 MB·5 Downloads·New!. The only limits you see are the ones you impose on yourself. She arrived there just a few days old, wrapped in a blue blanket. Her one hope is to find her mother or father and have a family of her ow. ostered out several times, Blue finds it difficult to fit in. Is there no. Fields of Home (Children of the Famine). by Marita Conlon-McKenna · Donald Teskey · .
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