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BALLYWHINNEY GIRL

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

Maeve and her grandpa find an Irish bog mummy when they are out cutting peat.Young Maeve narrates the story in free verse that incorporates dialogue. The dialect is lyrical and captures the astonishment of the girl and her grandfather, who first believe they have found a murdered child, followed by awe when they are told it is a mummy: "I gasped. / A girl! / A girl like me, a thousand years ago ... Read full review

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