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The Resource Charles Dickens and the street children of London, by Andrea Warren

Charles Dickens and the street children of London, by Andrea Warren

Label
Charles Dickens and the street children of London
Title
Charles Dickens and the street children of London
Statement of responsibility
by Andrea Warren
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Warren takes you on a journey into the workhouses, slums, factories, and schools of Victorian England, and into the world of Dickens. She shows now he used his pen to do battle on behalf of the poor, becoming one of the great reformers of his or any age
Summary
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
Writing style
Award
School Library Journal Best Books, 2011.
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10014547
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 823/.8
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PR4592.L58
LC item number
W37 2011
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
1160
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 5
  • 8
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adolescent
Label
Charles Dickens and the street children of London, by Andrea Warren
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 151) and index
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
Control code
2011003450
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
156 p.
Isbn
9780547395746
Lccn
2011003450
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
Label
Charles Dickens and the street children of London, by Andrea Warren
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 151) and index
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
Control code
2011003450
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
156 p.
Isbn
9780547395746
Lccn
2011003450
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)

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