Charles Dickens and the Street Children of London (Hardcover)
Houghton Mifflin, 9780547395746, 156pp.
Publication Date: November 29, 2011
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Praise For Charles Dickens and the Street Children of London…
"Making no assumptions about her readers’ prior knowledge of Dickens, his novels, or the period, Warren writes in a clear, direct, vivid manner that brings it all to life."—Booklist, starred review"A well-researched biography explores how Charles Dickens used his stories to effect social change for London’s most destitute children... A lively biography and an interesting lens through which to see a venerated author."—Kirkus Reviews "The author adeptly makes connections between Dickens’s own experiences and key events and characters in some of his greatest novels... Readers will come away with a real sense of Dickens’s immense influence in both literature and society as well as an appreciation for the compassionate, tireless man who championed Victorian England’s most vulnerable citizens."—School Library Journal, starred review