Comórtas na Leabhar Gaeilge – April

Prize Book of the Month

An Rás Chuig an Mol Thuaidh

by Catherine Johnson

Publisher: Futa Fata

The powerful story of Matthew Henson who fled from his home and his abusive stepmother.


He never thought that he would be one of the first people ever to step on the North Pole. But when he returned from America, his feats were ignored due to the colour of his skin.


An adventure story that young readers will greatly enjoy. Translated by Fearghas Mac Lochlainn.


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Closing date for entries: 1pm Friday, 29 April 2022