Coverart for item
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
Writing style
Award
School Library Journal Best Books, 2011.
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10014547
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Warren, Andrea
Dewey number
  • 823/.8
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Intended audience
1160L
Intended audience source
Lexile
Interest level
MG
LC call number
PR4592.L58
LC item number
W37 2011
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 5
  • 8
Nature of contents
bibliography
Reading level
8.2
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Study program name
Accelerated Reader AR
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Dickens, Charles
  • Dickens, Charles
  • Dickens, Charles
  • Dickens, Charles
  • Novelists, English
  • Street children in literature
  • Poor in literature
  • Novelists, English
  • London (England)
Target audience
adolescent
Label
Charles Dickens and the street children of London, by Andrea Warren
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 151) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
870084
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
156 pages
Isbn
9780547395746
Lccn
2011003450
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780547395746
Label
Charles Dickens and the street children of London, by Andrea Warren
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 151) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
870084
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
156 pages
Isbn
9780547395746
Lccn
2011003450
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780547395746

Library Locations

    • Milwood BranchBorrow it
      12500 Amherst Dr, Austin, TX, 78727, US
      30.4223444 -97.7161692
    • Ruiz BranchBorrow it
      1600 Grove Blvd., Austin, TX, 78741, US
      30.2298616 -97.7070109
    • Windsor Park BranchBorrow it
      5833 Westminster Dr., Austin, TX, 78723, US
      30.3116523 -97.6902298
Processing Feedback ...