Once on this island

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Island trilogy volume 1.
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When war erupts between England and America in 1812, it brings change and uncertainty— even to Michigan’ s remote Mackinac Island. For young Mary O’ Shea, the hardest change is the departure of her father, who leaves Mackinac to join the American Army. With her sister and brother, Mary must tend the farm, deal with the hardships of British occupation, and hope for the safe return of their father. ‘ The story, told with quiet humor, brings to life this episode in history. The readers feel the beauty of the island, the pain of separation, and the anxiety and fear produced by war.’ — V. ‘ S mooth writing, vivid characters, and strong sense of place make this a good choice for libraries and a treasure for ones in the Great Lakes area.’ — BL.

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Grouping Title once on this island
Grouping Author whelan gloria
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subject_facet Farm life -- Michigan -- Mackinac Island (Island) -- Juvenile fiction, Fiction, Islands -- Juvenile fiction, Mackinac Island (Mich. : Island) -- Juvenile fiction, United States -- History -- War of 1812 -- Juvenile fiction
title_display Once on this island
title_full Once on this island / Gloria Whelan
title_short Once on this island
topic_facet Farm life, History, Islands