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The Irish American Family Album
     

The Irish American Family Album

by Dorothy Hoobler, Joseph P. Kennedy (Introduction), Thomas Hoobler
 

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The American Family Album series tells the often heroic stories of American immigrant groups, largely through their own words and pictures. Like any family album, the pages contain period photographs, memorabilia, selections from diaries, letters, memoirs, and newspapers. Each book is a pictorial and written record of the country left behind, the journey to America,

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The American Family Album series tells the often heroic stories of American immigrant groups, largely through their own words and pictures. Like any family album, the pages contain period photographs, memorabilia, selections from diaries, letters, memoirs, and newspapers. Each book is a pictorial and written record of the country left behind, the journey to America, and the group's contributions to the United States. 145 illustrations.

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From the Publisher
"An arresting picture of what it has meant to be of Irish heritage in America.... pleasing open format.... A rich source for report writers."—School Library Journal

"A strong, important coverage which will delight high school students on up."—The Midwest Book Review

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195094619
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
01/26/1995
Series:
American Family Albums Series
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
8.88(w) x 11.25(h) x 0.58(d)
Age Range:
12 - 17 Years

Meet the Author

Dorothy and Thomas Hoobler have published more than 50 books for children and young adults. Their works have been honored by the Library of Congress, the New York Public Library, the National Council for the Social Studies, and the Society for School Librarians International. The live in New York City.

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