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The guns of Easter

Author: Gerard Whelan
Publisher: Dublin : O'Brien, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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It is 1916 and Europe is at war. From the poverty of the Dublin slums twelve-year-old Jimmy Conway is pulled between the British Army and the rebels in the Easter Rising. Real history seen through  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gerard Whelan
ISBN: 0862784492 9780862784492
OCLC Number: 60179941
Notes: Originally published, 1996.
Awards: Winner of Bisto Book of the Year Award 1997 - Eilis Dillon award 1997 (Ireland)
Winner of Bisto Book of the Year Award 1997 - Historical Novel category 1997 (Ireland)
Description: 167 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Gerard Whelan.

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A wonderful and gripping class novel. Ideal for my 5th and 6th class, all boys!!They are currently engrossed with Jimmy Conway's life and in the capital! -- Clare Doyle Whelan immerses readers in a Read more...

 
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