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Greener grass

Author: Caroline Pignat
Publisher: [Markham, Ont.] : Red Deer Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Byrne family is strong, but are being tested everyday as life becomes more and more desperate in 19th century rural Ireland, forcing the family to leave their homeland.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
History
Juvenile works
Historical fiction
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Caroline Pignat
ISBN: 9780889954021 088995402X
OCLC Number: 303028708
Notes: Original publication for Canada in 2008. Published in the United States in 2009.
Awards: Winner of Governor General's Literary Awards (Children's Literature) 2009
Short-listed for Manitoba Young Readers Choice Award 2010
Description: 276 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Caroline Pignat.

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Kit Byrne's family's strength and unity are being severely tested, as life becomes more and more desperate in 19th century rural Ireland. Lord Fraser is the wealthy landowner, from which the Byrnes  Read more...

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