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My Story: The Hunger

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My Story: The Hunger: An Irish Girl's Diary, 1845-1847

By Carol Drinkwater   

Scholastic Canada Ltd | ISBN 9781443100144 Paperback
192 Pages | 5.09" x 7.8" | Ages 9 to 12

It's 1845 and blight has destroyed the precious potato crop leaving Ireland starving. Phyllis works hard to support her struggling family, but when her mother's health deteriorates she sets off in search of her rebel brother and is soon swept up in the fight for a free and fair Ireland.