Part of the Children of the famine series
The second book in the famine trilogyAt seven, Peggy made a terrifying journey through famine-stricken Ireland.
Now thirteen, and determined to make a new life for herself, she sets off alone across the Atlantic to America.
Will she ever see her family again?An extraordinary story of courage, independence and adventureThe other books in the Famine trilogy are Under the Hawthorn Tree and Fields of Home.
W 1992 Bisto Book of the Year Award