Additional Resources for Black Potatoes: The Story of the Great Irish Famine, 1845-1850 by Susan Campbell Bartoletti

Susan Campbell Bartoletti
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"Bartoletti, Susan Campbell." In Something about the Author, vol. 88. Detroit: Gale, 1997. This article provides biographical information and several quotes regarding Bartoletti's historical research.

Bush, Elizabeth. Review of Black Potatoes.

Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books, vol. 55 (October 2001): 51-52. Bush states that Bartoletti explains the causes of the famine and corrects mistakes often written about that disaster. She also praises the use of primary material and discussion of the famine's impact on social, economic, and political history.

Bush, Margaret A. Review of Black Potatoes.

Horn Book Magazine, vol. 78 (January 2002): 91-92. Bush praises Bartoletti's use of resources that bring to life and personalize those who suffered and those who were influential.

Hofmann, Mary R. Review of Black Potatoes.

School Library Journal, vol. 47 (November 2001): 168-169. Hofmann describes Bartoletti's book as "gruelingly poignant" and suggests that the bibliographical essay is fascinating historical reading.

Rochman, Hazel. Review of Black...

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