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Download Ebook ë A Slip of a Girl 234 pages Ä Randarenewables × A heart wrenching novel in verse about a poor girl surviving the Irish Land Wars by a two time Newbery Honor winning author For Anna the family farm has always been home But now things are changingAnna's mother has died and her older siblings A heart wrenching novel in verse about a poor girl surviving the Irish Land Wars by a two time Newbery Honor winning author For Anna the family farm has always been home But now things are changingAnna's mother has died and her older siblings have emigrated leaving Anna and her father to care for a young sister with special needs And though their f Simply mesmerizing I was enthralled by the evocative poetry used by Patricia Reilly Giff to transport us into the time of the Irish Land War The story is told from the viewpoint of Anna a slip of a girl She escapes from police custody and journeys with her little sister Nuala to find refuge with their only living relative Such a beautiful and triumphant account inserted throughout are actual photos from Ireland in the late 19th century Highly recommended A readalike would be Patricia MacLachlan's Sarah Plain and Tall

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Amily has worked this land for years they're in danger of losing it as poor crop yields leave them without money to pay their rentWhen a violent encounter with the Lord's rent collector results in Anna and her father's arrest all seems lost But Anna sees her chance and bolts from the jailhouse On the run Anna must rely on her own inner strength to 35 stars Learned about the Irish Land Wars with which I was not familiar Patricia Reilly Giff giving voice to another part of her family’s history this time in verse

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A Slip of a Girl Protect her sister and try to find a way to save her familyWritten in verse A Slip of a Girl is a poignant story of adversity resilience and self determination by a master of historical fiction painting a haunting history of the tensions in the Irish countryside of the early 1890s and the aftermath of the Great FamineA Junior Library Guild Selectio Thanks to Holiday House for an advance reader's copy of this novelNovels told in verse can be so powerful with so much being said in just a few lines and this book is no exception We meet the main character Anna Rogers as her family and the community are dealing with the unfair land taxes the English placed on the Irish at the time Anna comes to be the member of her family that has the most thrust onto her plate with her mother's death and the immigration of her siblings to the States This book is an amazing piece of historical fiction that tells of a time many Americans might not have heard about a time after the famine but just as horrendous for the Irish people Seeing Anna grow during that time and step up to help her family out when they need her most was really great