Black Potatoes


Susan Campbell Bartoletti – Story of the Great Irish Famine from 1845-1850, when potatoes (main food source for many people) turned black and rotted, causing one million people to die of hunger and disease. This book, filled with newspaper sketches from that time, tells how cruelly they were treated by landlords, and how many survived against all odds.


Youth to Adult


Pages: 184

ISBN: 9780618548835

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