Tuesday, November 29, 2016

The Irish Potato Famine by Jill Sherman-ESSENTIAL

Sherman, Jill, The Irish Potato Famine. Pgs. 40. Lerner Publishing Company, 2017. $30.65. INFORMATION.

In the mid-1840s, Ireland had a blight that impoverished many farmers. Many families went hungry. As a result, this famine had a cause and effect chain reaction. The information in this book are presented in a common core-friendly format. The illustration, photos, and diagrams present a logical pattern to the readers and bring the Irish Potato Famine to life. This is a great addition to any non-fiction collection. Included are cause and effect charts, a glossary, sources for further information, and an index to help with common core standards.  MS, HS. ESSENTIAL. Reviewer: Kira M, Youth Services Librarian, WHI Public Library.

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