Long March, The

by Marie-Louise Fitzpatrick | Children's Books | This book has not been rated.
ISBN: 086327644x Global Overview for this book
Registered by winghyphen8wing of Honolulu, Hawaii USA on 11/21/2020
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Journal Entry 1 by winghyphen8wing from Honolulu, Hawaii USA on Saturday, November 21, 2020
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Subtitle: A Famine Gift for Ireland

Hardcover with dust jacket; I believe this was a mail-order purchase.

During the Irish potato famine, a group of impoverished Choctaw donated the then very substantial amount of $170 for famine relief: their sufferings on the Long March had taught them compassion for the misfortunes of others. This generous act deserves to be long remembered.

When award-winning Irish author/illustrator Marie-Louise Fitzpatrick heard this story, she wanted to know more and traveled to Oklahoma to research it; this is the lovely and moving result.

Journal Entry 2 by winghyphen8wing at Ars Cafe in Honolulu, Hawaii USA on Sunday, November 22, 2020

Released 5 mos ago (11/21/2020 UTC) at Ars Cafe in Honolulu, Hawaii USA

WILD RELEASE NOTES:

Saturday, November 21, 2020: not sure if the new paint job is done, or if this is an intermediate step. There was a good selection today; the library was well-filled when I left. This library has a high ceiling: good for tall books for kids! (Zoomable photo here.)

Guidelines for safely visiting and stocking Little Free Libraries here.
As a general rule, it never hurts to be cautious and sanitize your hands and frequently-touched surfaces.


Released for Secretariat's 2020 NJABBIC challenge (week 46: award-winning authors) and msrubble's The The challenge.

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Journal Entry 3 by godsreset at Honolulu, Hawaii USA on Saturday, December 26, 2020
Hiking diamond head by the new government bore hole I'm well aware of what's coming just don't know what to do about it I see Mayer caldwell a few times lately I just don't want to say anything becauseiim no body but a good loving person but who knows what I m a construction worker did the new international market and Hilton village I known of other projects for safe shelter Pali and west side hills I can read the writing on the walls placks the signs are everywhere and easy for me known this for years im not running I love Hawaii it's my home I'll be in front when it comes my trust in God Jesus if God wants me to live he will have the establishment take me in I'm not counting on that though love peace compassion kindness is what needs to happen the evil system needs to go away and that makes my life expendable for the better of humanity I wish to live in the age of this anyway be the change you want to see it's one at a time God bless you all when they come again long from now don't let them steal your beautiful home again this place is vary special magical Aloha always lives in the heart

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