Monday, February 24, 2003

Social Science Book

Susan Campbell Bartoletti, Black Potatoes: The story of the Great Irish Famine, 1845-1850, Houghton Mifflin, 2001.

Source: ALSC Notable Book 2002

Age Range: 10 and up

Quality: Well researched with a table of contents, an index, and a timeline. Also includes illustrations from the time.

Potential Use: homework, curriculum support

Child Appeal: Great for historically minded children and those interested in Irish history.

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