Bridie’s Fire, Series: Children of the Wind, book 1 – Murray, Kirsty

<p>Bridie’s Fire<br />
Series: Children of the Wind, book 1</p>

Title

Bridie’s Fire Series: Children of the Wind, book 1

Author

Murray, Kirsty

Publisher

Allen & Unwin

Published Date

2003

Annotation

This historical fiction series begins in the 1840s and tells the story of four young people, Birdie, Billy, Colm and Maeve, born 50 years apart. Birdie is 11 years old when she leaves Ireland after her parents and baby brother die during the country’s potato famine. In her new country, Australia, she experiences hardships but her resilience remains her strength.

Key Concepts

History, Loss, Migration, Resilience

Audience

Secondary

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