Author Mary Garrity Slaby (pen name Molly Roe) at Lackawanna Historical Society

Author: Molly Roe
Book: Call Me Kate: Meeting the Molly Maguires - Mom’s Choice Awards® Silver Recipient

Call Me Kate
Meeting the Molly Maguires
Historical fiction from a contributing author to Chicken Soup for the Soul: Teens Talk High School

The Civil War Draft Meets Immigrant Coal Miners

Fourteen-year-old Katie McCafferty risks job, family, and eventually her very life to rescue a lifelong friend. Disguised as a draft resister, Katie infiltrates a secret Irish organization to prevent bloodshed. Tragedies challenge her strength and ingenuity, and she faces a crisis of conscience. Can Katie b…more


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