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The Powder Monkey: A 1798 Story

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Book Description
Set in the troubled days of the 1798 rebellion, The Powder Monkey is the story of a boy, Donal Long, who steals a boat to escape his violent uncle, and is picked up in an exhausted condition by a British warship. He is adopted by the ship's crew and becomes the 'powder monkey' whose job it is to carry powder to the guns. Meanwhile he becomes aware of the United Irishmen's rebellion on shore. Donal... More
Book Information
PublisherIrish American Book Company
Reading LevelAges 9-12
# of Pages160
Publication Date03/1998
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About Bill Wall (Author) : Bill Wall is a published author of children's books. Published credits of Bill Wall include That Black Day, The Cove of Cork, The Powder Monkey: A 1798 Story, and The Slave Coast.
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