Black potatoes : the story of the great Irish famine, 1845-1850 / Susan Campbell Bartoletti.Material type: BookPublisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 2001Description: 184 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0618002715 (RNF); 9780618002719; 0618548831 (PAP); 9780618548835 (PAP); 9780756950811 (PFNL); 0756950813 (PFNL).Subject(s): Ireland -- History -- Famine, 1845-1852 -- Juvenile literatureDDC classification: 941.5081
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
1. Black potatoes, black potatoes -- 2. We've an extra potato -- 3. Lend me a little Reliefe -- 4. A flock of famishing crows -- 5. Only till the praties grow -- 6. The fever, the God bless us and protect everyone -- 7. A terrible leveling of houses -- 8. The going away -- 9. Where would the war begin? -- 10. Come to cork to see the queen.
The story of the Great Irish Famine, through the eyes and memories of the Irish people. Tells how they lived, why their lives depended on the potato, how they dreaded the workhouse, and how they feared and defied the landlord who collected the rent and evicted them.
Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Medal, 2002.