Last of the name / Rosanne Parry.

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    • Abstract:
      Summary: In 1863, twelve-year-old Danny and his older sister Kathleen arrive in New York City to start a new life, but they soon find themselves navigating through the same prejudices and struggles they experienced in Ireland.
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    • ABNT:
      PARRY, R. Last of the name. [s. l.]: Carolrhoda Books, 2019. ISBN 9781541541597. Disponível em: Acesso em: 27 set. 2020.
    • AMA:
      Parry R. Last of the Name. Carolrhoda Books; 2019. Accessed September 27, 2020.
    • APA:
      Parry, R. (2019). Last of the name. Carolrhoda Books.
    • Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date:
      Parry, Rosanne. 2019. Last of the Name. Carolrhoda Books.
    • Harvard:
      Parry, R. (2019) Last of the name. Carolrhoda Books. Available at: (Accessed: 27 September 2020).
    • Harvard: Australian:
      Parry, R 2019, Last of the name, Carolrhoda Books, viewed 27 September 2020, .
    • MLA:
      Parry, Rosanne. Last of the Name. Carolrhoda Books, 2019. EBSCOhost,
    • Chicago/Turabian: Humanities:
      Parry, Rosanne. Last of the Name. Carolrhoda Books, 2019.
    • Vancouver/ICMJE:
      Parry R. Last of the name [Internet]. Carolrhoda Books; 2019 [cited 2020 Sep 27]. Available from:


Booklist Reviews 2019 March #2

It's 1863 when 12-year-old Danny and his 16-year-old sister, Kathleen, arrive in New York City penniless. The only job Kathleen can find is in domestic servitude, but there's a catch: there's no spot for a boy, so they dress up Danny as Kathleen's sister. Danny struggles with all of it, especially once his eyes are opened to the many hardships of being female in the mid-nineteenth century. In one of the few moments out on the streets as himself, he's noticed for his dancing and his pure, golden voice. Could it be their ticket out of this hardscrabble existence? Textured and well-researched, Parry's latest historical novel brings to life New York City during the peak of the Civil War, particularly the tensions between the Irish immigrants and freedmen, as well as the looming draft riots. For Danny and Kathleen, there are no easy choices, but for every prejudiced, small-minded person they encounter, there seems to be another willing to sacrifice something of themselves for others. Nuanced and resonant for today's readers. Grades 5-7. Copyright 2019 Booklist Reviews.

Horn Book Guide Reviews 2019 Fall

Destitute, orphaned Danny and Kathleen O'Carolan emigrate from Ireland to New York City during the Civil War. To stay together, older sibling Kathleen forces twelve-year-old Danny to pose as a girl so he can avoid being conscripted into the army and the two can get jobs as housemaids. A strong sense of time and place carries this novel through to its optimistic denouement. Copyright 2019 Horn Book Guide Reviews.