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So far from home : the diary of Mary Driscoll, an Irish mill girl / by Barry Denenberg.

Denenberg, Barry. (Author). Scholastic Inc., (publisher.).

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  • 102 out of 112 copies are currently available at PINES. (Show copies)
  • 4 out of 7 copies are currently available at Piedmont Regional Library System. (Show copies)
  • 1 out of 1 copy are currently available at Harold S. Swindle Public Library (Nicholson).

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Item details

  • ISBN: 0590926675
  • ISBN: 9780590926676
  • ISBN: 0439445620
  • ISBN: 9780439445627
  • Physical Description: 170, [2] pages : illustrations, maps ; 20 cm.
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Scholastic, 1997.

Contents / Notes

General Note:
"Lowell, Massachusetts, 1847"--Cover.
Summary, etc.:
In the diary account of her journey from Ireland in 1847 and of her work in a mill in Lowell, Massachusetts, fourteen-year-old Mary reveals a great longing for her family.
Target Audience:
Middle School.
Subject: Immigrants > Fiction.
Immigrants > Juvenile fiction.
Teenage girls > Juvenile fiction.
Women clothing workers > Massachusetts > Juvenile fiction.
Courage > Juvenile fiction.
Diaries > Juvenile fiction.
Ireland > History > Famine, 1845-1852 > Juvenile fiction.
Lowell (Mass.) > Juvenile fiction.
Irish Americans > Fiction.
Immigrants > Fiction.
Textile workers > Fiction.
Lowell (Mass.) > Fiction.
Diaries > Fiction.
Historical fiction
Genre: Diaries > 1997.
Maps > 1997.

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