Book reviews and recommendations, Children 6-10

Kildare Libraries Summer Stars Book Review Winner

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Congratulations to Eva from Kildare Town Library on your amazing book review. Eva is the winner of this week’s book review of the week. We really enjoyed it so much.

Eva’s Review

Book Title: Field of Home 

Author: Marita Conlon

Rating : ★ ★ ★ ★ ★


This is the final book in the trilogy about the famine. When Peggy was only seven she made a journey with her siblings. Later she goes to America to make life better for them. She starts working as a kitchen maid. Michael made the same journey with his two sisters. Eily and Peggy. Now he works for Lord Henry Buckland as a horseman at the Big House. With the Big House burnt to ashes. Michael loses his sweetheart and job but he gains a horse and a foal. Eily made the journey as well. Now she lives with her husband, two kids and Aunt Nano. With old Agnes evicted and the rent increase. Eily feels like eviction is coming her family’s way. A flawless master piece and heart breaking get heart warming trilogy.          

Want to read this book recommended by Niamh? Feel free to request it online from your local library make an appointment to visit your local library and collect it when we notify you it has arrived

We hope you enjoyed this review. Remember under the Government’s Keep Well Campaign – Switching off and being creative or learning something new, getting back to nature, and finding ways to relax can help our general wellbeing. For more information check out our blog posts here and here or take a look at the Kildare County Council’s Keep Well page for the latest activities to help you Keep Well.

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