Daideo by Áine Ní Ghlinn
A boy on the run from his parents. An old man on the run from his children. They meet on the train to Dublin and listen to each other’s stories. They understand each other. What will be the result of this new friendship?
This book won an Oireachtas prize and Gradam Réics Carló (Book of the Year) in 2014. In 2015 it won the prize for fiction at the 2015 Children’s Books Ireland book of the year awards, and also in 2015, the Literacy Association of Ireland’s Children’s Book Award. An audio version of this wonderful book for teenagers read by the author herself, Áine Ní Ghlinn.