Rags and Riches (Prebound)

Kids in the Time of Charles Dickens: A Nonfiction Companion to Magic Tree House #44: A Ghost Tale for Christmas Time (Magic Tree House Fact Tracker #22)

By Mary Pope Osborne, Natalie Pope Boyce, Salvatore Murdocca (Illustrator)

Turtleback Books, 9780606148115, 117pp.

Publication Date: September 14, 2010

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Description

If you liked "A Ghost Tale for Christmas Time, " you'll love finding out the facts behind the fiction in the next fascinating nonfiction companion to the bestselling Magic Tree House series.
How did Charles Dickens get the idea to write "A Christmas Carol"? What was life like for kids in the orphanages and workhouses of Victorian England? How did children from wealthy families spend their time? Why do many people say that the concept of childhood came from the Victorians? Find out the answers to these questions and more in "Magic Tree House Research Guide: Rags and Riches, " Jack and Annie's guide to the lives of children in Charles Dickens's time.