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


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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