Wildflower Girl

People, Identity & Culture
Author(s):
Marita Conlon-McKenna
Age Group:
9-12
Publisher:
Sourcebooks Jabberwocky
ISBN:
978-1402219078
Year:
People, Identity & Culture

Peggy O'Driscoll, a thirteen year old girl, leaves her home in Ireland during the Great Famine of the 1840s to make a better life for herself in America. Despite the fact that she is scared and misses her family, she displays great courage and strength.

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Ivy Aberdeen’s Letter to the World

Ashley Herring Blake

When a tornado rips through town, Ivy Aberdeen's house is destroyed and her family displaced. Ivy feels invisible and ignored in the aftermath of the storm—and what's worse, her notebook filled with secret drawings of girls holding hands has gone missing.

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