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Charles Dickens and the street children of London

Author: Andrea Warren
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Books for Children, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Secondary (senior high) school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Warren takes you on a journey into the workhouses, slums, factories, and schools of Victorian England, and into the world of Dickens. She shows how he used his pen to do battle on behalf of the poor, becoming one of the great reformers of his or any age.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography
Named Person: Charles Dickens; Charles Dickens; Charles Dickens; Charles Dickens; Charles Dickens
Material Type: Biography, Secondary (senior high) school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrea Warren
ISBN: 9780547395746 0547395744
OCLC Number: 694830176
Description: 156 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm.
Contents: The man in the shadows --
The poor people of London --
The early years --
A working-class boy --
Growing up --
Becoming a writer --
The workhouse --
Oliver Twist --
The sea captain who rescued foundling children --
The great benefactors : Handel, Hogarth, and Dickens --
Closing England's worst schools --
Sending ragged children to school --
Giving from a charitable heart --
A dedicated reformer --
A friend to the poor, a complex father --
An author for the ages --
Queen Victoria --
The legacy of the workhouse --
Child labor today --
Foundlings and street children worldwide --
How you can make a difference --
More about Charles Dickens and his times.
Responsibility: by Andrea Warren.

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Warren takes you on a journey into the workhouses, slums, factories, and schools of Victorian England, and into the world of Dickens. She shows how he used his pen to do battle on behalf of the poor, becoming one of the great reformers of his or any age.

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