Beyond the Western Sea Book 1 The Escape From Home

escape from home

Driven from their impoverished Irish village, Maura and her younger brother meet their landlord's runaway son in Liverpool while all three wait for a ship to America.---from the publisher

304 pages                  978-0531095133                     Ages 10-14

Keywords:  historical fiction, England, 19th century, adventure, point of view, 10 year old, 11 year old, 12 year old, 13 year old, 14 year old, trilogy

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Maura O'Connell, 15, and her brother, Patrick, 12, escape Ireland's brutal poverty with only the belongings in their bundles and tickets for ocean passage. Sir Laurence Kirkle, 11, flees a life of privilege to seek justice. When fate brings them together, the three join forces in a daring scheme that may lead to freedom and glory...or dire consequences.---from the publisher

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