Irish Chain by Barbara Haworth-Attard

Irish Chain

byBarbara Haworth-Attard

Mass Market Paperback | February 2, 2004

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For Rose Dunlea, the war in Germany seems very far away. Rose's enemies are words on the page that refuse to make sense. Devastated at being held back in school, Rose can only turn to her Mam's Irish Chain quilt for comfort. But when even that doesn't help, Rose desperately prays to God that she won't have to go to school any more. The next day, December 6, 1917, two ships explode in Halifax's harbour, resulting in the greatest human tragedy Canada has ever seen -- and Rose is sure it is her fault. Grief-stricken, she finds courage and inner strength from heroic stories stitiched into her great-grandmother's quilt, and begins to piece her own life back together. Ages 8-12.

About The Author

Barbara Haworth-Attard is the acclaimed author of eight other children's books, including her most recent, Theories of Relativity, and Flying Geese, which was nominated for the Silver Birch Award and the Manitoba Young Readers' Choice Award. Barbara's other books include Love-Lies-Bleeding, Dark of the Moon and TruthSinger. She lives w...

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Title:Irish ChainFormat:Mass Market PaperbackDimensions:272 pages, 6.75 × 4.19 × 0.68 inPublished:February 2, 2004Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0006392164

ISBN - 13:9780006392163

Appropriate for ages: 9 - 12

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