A Slice of the Moon review ✓ 3

A Slice of the Moon

review A Slice of the Moon

Because of the potato me and my family left our home and travelled 6000 miles to find a new life Slim Hannigan and her family are poor but happy Theirs is a life filled with love and laughter and a pet pig call. Couldn't put this one down Such an important story I felt that the tragedy in 19th century Ireland was something I was duty bound and eager to learn about It's such an important part of history for children to learn about too I felt so close to the characters in this and the first person past tense POV of Slim Hannigan worked perfectly to transport me back in time That said now and then the tense slipped and became a little confused The story was so thoroughly researched down to every fascinating detail of the family's lives The details made Slim's world feel completely authentic and believable; I felt like I was there with her As a lover of New York I also adored the level of research that went into describing 19th century Manhattan after the family fled Ireland I'd have given this five stars had it been pacier and the structure tighter Cop Next Door researched down to every fascinating detail of the family's lives The details made Slim's world feel completely authentic and believable; I felt like I was there with her As a lover of New York I also adored the level of Chaos in the Capital City research that went into describing 19th century Manhattan after the family fled Ireland I'd have given this five stars had it been pacier and the structure tighter

read & download Õ eBook or Kindle ePUB ✓ Sandi Toksvig

Ed HamletBut things change overnight and suddenly they find themselves facing hunger and danger like they have never known So they leave their village in Ireland to journey to America where they hope family and. I listened to this with my 11 and 8 year old boys We loved it I thought it'd be too much for the 8 year old but he got a lot out of it The narrator is a 12 year old girl someone mentioned being disappointed in the happy ending but I was relieved there was enough tragedy along the way Afterwards we talked about depression race and class

Sandi Toksvig ✓ 3 review

Fortune await themSlim soon finds herself living a life that feels just like one of those far fetched stories her Da has always told Can one brave girl keep her family together no matter what is thrown at them. Good wee read one of those books that would translate well to the silver screen with the right casting

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