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Wild Geese, the sequel to the Governor General’s Award winning novel Greener Grass, follows Kit Byrne and her friend Mick O’Toole after fleeing famine ravaged Ireland. Across the  Atlantic a notorious “coffin ship”, through quarantine, and into the heart of North America, the two displaced teenagers endure storms, epidemics, and discrimination. Desperate to find her family in the New World, Kit is willing to sacrifice everything, even her love for Mick, to reunite the remaining orphaned Byrnes. Jack and Annie are out there somewhere and Kit will not stop searching until she finds them, until her family is together again.
 
The original Wild Geese were Irish soldiers fighting outside of Ireland, but the term later came to encompass all expatriate Irish. People fighting for survival a long, long way from home. People like Kit. This is her Wild Geese story.
 

 

 

About the Author

Caroline Pignat is the author of two other books for young readers, the Governor General’s Award winning Greener Grass, and the critically acclaimed Egghead, a novel about bullying. Caroline is a teacher, and mother of two, living with her husband in Kanata near Ottawa.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780889954328
Author:
Pignat, Caroline
Publisher:
Red Deer Press
Subject:
Historical - Canada - General
Subject:
Children s-Historical Fiction-Canada General
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Edition Description:
Print PDF
Publication Date:
20101131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 6 to 10
Language:
English
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
7.25 x 5.25 in
Age Level:
12-12

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