Twist of Gold by Michael Morpurgo

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With famine gripping Ireland, Sean and Annie have just one chance of survival - they must find their father. Leaving their dying mother behind, they travel across rough seas to America. With only the gold torch that Annie wears as a necklace to protect them, they embark on a long and dangerous journey. But will they ever be reunited with their family?

Twist of Gold is an epic adventure, a classic novel by the masterful storyteller and author of War Horse, Michael Morpurgo.
 

About Michael Morpurgo

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Michael Morpurgo OBE is one of Britain's best loved writers for children. He has written over 100 books and won many prizes, including the Smarties Prize, the Whitbread Award and the Blue Peter Book Award.
 
Published June 18, 2012 by Oberon Books Ltd.. 96 pages
Genres: Action & Adventure, War, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction, Arts & Photography, Westerns, Nature & Wildlife. Non-fiction

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Sean O'Brien and his sister Annie leave their dying mother in famine-and plague-stricken County Cork to head for America.

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When, in the Ireland of 1847, ``a sudden blight . . . reduced the countryside to a pungent mass of black rot and left the people starving,'' an English dragoon helps Sean O'Brien, 13, and his 10-year-

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When, in the Ireland of 1847, ``a sudden blight .

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