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Mary R. Hofmann, Rivera Middle School, Merced, CA
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It is an easy to read book of a very fatal and dark time of Irish history.
An eye-opening book for me and I would recommend it for a great non-fiction read for middle and young adult readers (adults also).
Black Potatoes: The Story of the Great Irish Famine, 1845-1850, was a great book about the Irish potato famine.
One of the great tragedies of the 19th century. An estimated one million dead and two million displaced. Read morePublished 4 months ago by William K. Dearth
I received this book within 3 days of ordering it. It is an easy to read book of a very fatal and dark time of Irish history. Read morePublished 5 months ago by loving to learn
I love to read about Irish history and this was an added bonus to my reading. It was very informative about how the irish suffered. Read morePublished 6 months ago by mags
A students story of the famine with excellent drawings. Well told but quite simplified for younger reader perhaps. I enjoyed the book.Published 7 months ago by Helen Stevenson
Great book and in good condition. An easy interesting read, that had me glued to it until I finished it.Published 8 months ago by Wilbert Hidalgo
A must read for my grandkids, starting with the 10 and 11 year olds.
Even if I have to bribe them to read it, it will be worth it. Read more
Most know very little about Ireland's great famine that too over one million lives or the lessons to be learned. Read morePublished 11 months ago by Russell L. Blaylock
I just finished reading Black Potatoes and I loved it! It was easy to read and kept me turning the pages, which is a lot to say about a book about an Irish Potato Famine. Read morePublished 11 months ago by K. Tipping
It was quite easy to read because, in addition to facts and figures, the reality of the horrible time was shown through personal stories of some of the survivors of the famine. Read morePublished 12 months ago by Marilyn S