Biography/Memoir

  • Blazing a Trail

    Blazing a Trail

    Irish Women Who Changed the World

    Written by Sarah Webb, Illustrated by Lauren O'Neill

    Salute the remarkable Irish women who changed history in this beautifully illustrated book. From Irish women who made changes in Ireland to those who made changes abroad. From adventurers to inventors; explorers to warriors; from designers to writers; rebel leaders to presidents, this book is a true celebration of Irish Women.

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  • Brendan the Navigator

    Brendan the Navigator

    Exploring the Ancient World

    Written by George Otto Simms, Illustrated by David Rooney

    Volcanoes, icebergs, sea-monsters, strange beings - all these play a part in this ancient adventure story. Simms unravels the mysteries and wonders of Brendan's travels and explains why and how the voyage was undertaken

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    96
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  • Colm 'Gooch' Cooper

    Colm 'Gooch' Cooper

    Great Irish Sports Stars

    By Donny Mahoney

    Follow Colm from his days as a tiny, freckle-faced kid – the youngest of seven in a GAA-mad family from Killarney – all the way to Croke Park, where he won five All-Ireland titles. They all said was too small and weak to play for Kerry, but he became one of the greatest Gaelic footballers ever.

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    176
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  • Cora Staunton

    Cora Staunton

    Great Irish Sports Stars

    By Eimear Ryan

    Cora Staunton is an elite sportswoman: a trailblazer in the Australian Football League, and a hero in her native Mayo for her gaelic football skills. But it’s been a long and eventful road for Cora. Discover how a girl playing with under-12 boys became a living legend.

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    192
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  • Dare to Dream

    Dare to Dream

    Irish People Who Took on the World (and Won!)

    Written by Sarah Webb, Illustrated by Graham Corcoran

    Adventurers, explorers, inventors, dreamers: for a small country Irish people have had a huge impact internationally, from helping street children in India, to saving Jewish children during World War II and exploring new worlds. From Michael Collins to Rosie Hackett, Lady Gregory to Tom Crean.

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    64
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  • Sonia O'Sullivan

    Sonia O'Sullivan

    Great Irish Sports Stars

    By Natasha Mac a'Bháird

    Follow Sonia O’Sullivan through the highs and lows of a running career that took her all the way to the Olympic Games. The story of one of Ireland’s greatest ever athletes.

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    192
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  • Tomi

    Tomi

    Tomi Reichental's Holocaust Story

    By Eithne Massey

    ‘At the age of six I began to fear for the future. … By the age of nine I was on the run for my life. … By the time I was ten I had seen all there was to see.’

    The incredible true story of how a small boy survived Bergen-Belsen concentration camp. An accessible and honest account of the Holocaust that provides lessons that are relevant today.

     

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