Essais et documents primés, Histoire, Europe (histoire)
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Chronicles the disaster that occurred in Ireland when the potato crop failed for five years straight. Describes the heartbreaking plight of the peasants, who depended on potatoes for all their meals. A million died of starvation, and many more were… forced to emigrate to America. Grades 5-8. Winner of Robert F. Sibert Award. 2001.