Maggie's Door

Maggie's Door Cover

Maggie's Door

By Patricia Reilly Giff

Yearling Books, Paperback, 9780440415817, 158pp.

Publication Date: September 13, 2005

We will dance on the cliffs of Brooklyn.
Maggie's Door
is the story of the journey from Ireland to America told by both Nory and her neighbor and friend Sean Red Mallon, two different stories with the same destination the home of Nory's sister Maggie, at 416 Smith Street, Brooklyn, America.
Patricia Reilly Giff calls upon her long research into Irish history and her great powers as a storyteller in this deeply involving, riveting stand-alone companion novel to Nory Ryan's Song.

From the Hardcover edition.

About the Author
Patricia Reilly Giff is the author of the Newbery Honor Books Lily s Crossing and Pictures of Hollis Woods. Lily s Crossing is also a Boston Globe Horn Book Honor Book. Giff s Nory Ryan s Song is an ALA Notable Book, Best Book for Young Adults, a School Library Journal Best Book of the Year, and a Golden Kite Honor Book. From the Hardcover edition."