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Katie's War (Paperback)
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Katie's War (Paperback)

Paperback 192 Pages / Published: 01/10/1997
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When Katie's father returns from the Great War, he is shell-shocked, his personality destroyed. Now, four years later he has more or less recovered, but another war is breaking out, this time at home in Ireland. The Treaty with the British has been signed by Michael Collins, but many disagree with it and want to continue the war for full independence. The country is on the brink of civil war. There are divided loyalties in Kate's family, and she has to choose whom she will support. Finally, she and the Welsh boy Dafydd make a bold plan to destroy an arms cache...

Publisher: O'Brien Press Ltd
ISBN: 9780862785253
Number of pages: 192
Weight: 144 g
Dimensions: 196 x 130 x 14 mm


'Very, very impressive indeed'

-- Robert Dunbar - The Gay Byrne Show

'Well written and entertaining; it also gives an authentic historical perspective on the time'

-- The Irish Times * The Irish Times *

'the writing is resonant and strong ... the gripping climax is compelling reading'

-- Children's Books in Ireland * Children's Books in Ireland *

'A dramatic book, full of history and action ... 10 out of 10.'

-- A child's review - The Wicklow People

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