All the Walls of Belfast

A Novel
Length: 6 hrs and 44 mins
Categories: Teens, Ages 11-13
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The Carnival at Bray meets West Side Story in Sarah Carlson’s powerful YA debut; set in post-conflict Belfast (Northern Ireland), alternating between two teenagers, both trying to understand their past and preserve their future. Seventeen-year-olds, Fiona and Danny must choose between their dreams and the people they aspire to be.

Fiona and Danny were born in the same hospital. Fiona’s mom fled with her to the United States when she was two, but, fourteen years after the Troubles ended, a forty-foot-tall peace wall still separates her dad’s Catholic neighborhood from Danny’s Protestant neighborhood.

After chance brings Fiona and Danny together, their love of the band Fading Stars, big dreams, and desire to run away from their families unites them. Danny and Fiona must help one another overcome the burden of their parents’ pasts. But one ugly truth might shatter what they have…

©2019 Sarah Carlson. (P)2018 Brilliance Publishing, Inc., all rights reserved.

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An interesting story about the long term impact of the troubles in the North. I met the author ay Irish Fest in Milwaukee Wisconsin and was introduced to her book. it did not disappoint!

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This book is beautifully written, well-researched, and an absolute delight to experience. It weaves historical and generational trauma into the narrative with grace. LOVED SO MUCH.