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The Young Rebels by Morgan Llywelyn – Ages 10+


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The Young Rebels by Morgan Llywelyn. (An author that has sold 40 million copies worldwide – genius writing)

Just €8.45 each

St Enda’s is no ordinary school, and Padraic Pearse is no ordinary headmaster. His pupils are inspired by his vision of freedom and an Irish Republic, and John Joe and his friend Roger see the Easter Rising as their chance to fight for Ireland’s freedom. But the two boys are horrified to learn that they are too young to take part. They disobey orders to stay away from the city centre and quickly become caught up in the dramatic events of the Rebellion. Called to be brave and resourceful beyond their years, they witness events that change their lives forever. Another dramatic blend of history and fiction from the inimitable Morgan Llywelyn.

‘The Young Rebels’ by Morgan Llywelyn– join in the primary schools  ‘Reading Revolution’ today! – again, another brilliant story for the senior classes.

Read it this term and begin your childrens’ journey towards the 100th. anniversary of ‘The 1916 Rising’.

Experience ‘The Rising’ with John Joe and his pal Roger.

In a review Wesley said: “I wish I could have read this when I was a boy. I loved the adventure and heroism combined with the appropriate level of realism (aka no pre-teens beating up grown men with their kung fu skills). This was just a good story. It’s nice to get a bit of Irish history in there as well. I would openly recommend this book to 10 to 13 year old boys.”  He gave it 4 and 1/2 STARS

SPECIAL OFFER:   Three Freebies included with your order:

FREE – set of Teaching Activities accompany each order of 10+ Books 

FREE 64 page copy of ‘EXPLORING The NOVEL in Primary School’ containing 78 activities.  

FREE CD ROM of interactive links to excellent online 1916 materials that will support your pupils reading of the novel and enliven & illustrate the historical context.

Oder a class set today, and begin a shared journey into the events of ‘The Rising’, on this occasion,  in the company of John Joe and his pal Roger.

TO ORDER: send an email with your name, school name & address, state quantity and we will despatch next day with an invoice – to [email protected]

Kind regards,

Alish @ Rainbow Education Wexford 053 92 55860

OPENING LINES as follows:

The rain taps the windowpane with cold, thin fingers as if it wants to get in.

I tap my desk with my own cold fingers because I want to get out. I don’t like school and I don’t like teachers. I want to climb trees and go fishing and never sit indoors in another classroom as long as I live.

Most of all I want to see my mother. She’s the most wonderful person in the whole world. I never say that out loud because the other boys would tease me, but it’s true.

No matter how bold I’ve been……………………….

(Simply, wonderful writing by an author that has sold 40 million+ books)


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