Under the hawthorn tree /
Marita Conlon-McKenna ; illustrated by Donald Teskey.
|Main Creator:||Conlon-McKenna, Marita.|
During the Great Famine in Ireland in the 1840s, three children left alone and in danger of being sent to the workhouse set out to find the great-aunts they remember from their mother's stories.
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New York : Holiday House, 1990.
"Two copies of this book were specially bound in leather and presented on Thursday 21 February 1991 to Dr. Pat Donlon, Director of the National Library of Ireland, and Marita Conlon-McKenna to mark the announcement by Eamonn Murtagh President of the Reading Association of Ireland on behalf of the International Reading Association of their 1990 Book of the Year Award ( to be presented in Las Vegas in May 1991) to Marita Conlon-McKenna for Under the Hawthorn Tree."
Sequel: Wildflower girl.
Physical description: 153 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Signed by the author on title page.
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|LO 5398||Manuscripts Reading Room Special Access||Librarian's Office|