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A Boy from Ireland
by Marie Raphael


Overview - 1901. A half-Irish boy is beaten in Ireland for his English blood, then again in New York City, where Irish and English, blacks and whites also hate based on historical wrongs. Drawn in at first, he breaks an ordeal of bullying and violence, helped by a black employer, a new friend, and a fiery thoroughbred horse.  Read more...

 
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Overview
1901. A half-Irish boy is beaten in Ireland for his English blood, then again in New York City, where Irish and English, blacks and whites also hate based on historical wrongs. Drawn in at first, he breaks an ordeal of bullying and violence, helped by a black employer, a new friend, and a fiery thoroughbred horse. "Unsparing in its depiction of prejudice...heartwarming in its portrayal of friendship and moral awakening" (Howard Zinn).

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780892554263
  • ISBN-10: 0892554266
  • Publisher: Persea Books
  • Publish Date: December 2013
  • Page Count: 217
  • Reading Level: Ages 12-18
  • Dimensions: 8.41 x 5.43 x 0.6 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.5 pounds


Related Categories

Books > Juvenile Fiction > Historical - United States - 19th Century
Books > Juvenile Fiction > Social Themes - Emigration & Immigration
Books > Juvenile Fiction > Social Themes - Prejudice & Racism

 
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