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This is the first book in the famine trilogy where the Great Irish Famine is recreated through the story of three young survivors. Ireland in the s is devastated by famine. When tragedy strikes their family Eily, Michael and Peggy are left to fend for themselves. Starving and in danger of ending up in the dreaded workhouse, they escape. With tremendous courage they set out on a journey that will test every reserve of strength, love and loyalty they possess. There are also worksheets for the pupils to complete. Teaching Guide.