Thirteen-year-old Tom, an unhappy foster child in Liverpool, falls into a massive open grave and is transported to Ireland in 1847, where he finds himself in the midst of the deadly potato famine.
Family Relationships; Foster Care; foster home; foster families; foster parents; foster siblings
Geoffrey Bilson Award for Historical Fiction for Young People, 2001, Winner
Sheila A. Egoff Children's Literature Prize, 2001, Winner
White Ravens Award, 2001, Winner, Canada
England; Liverpool; Ireland; time travel; friendship; identity; mass grave; Catholic school; historical; potato famine
Heneghan, James, "The Grave" (2000). Diverse Families. 2075.