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A boy called Dickens

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For years Dickens kept the story of his own childhood a secret. Yet it is a story worth telling. For it helps us remember how much we all might lose when a child's dreams don't come true . . . As a child, Dickens was forced to live on his own and work long hours in a rat-infested blacking factory. Readers will be drawn into the winding streets of London, where they will learn how Dickens got the inspiration for many of his characters. The 200th anniversary of Dickens's birth was February 7, 2012, and this tale of his little-known boyhood is the perfect way to introduce kids to the great author. This Booklist Best Children's Book of the Year is historical fiction at its ingenious best. From the Hardcover edition.
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Full title boy called dickens
Author hopkinson deborah
Grouping Category book
Last Update 2018-05-21 23:05:26PM
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subject_facet Authors -- Juvenile fiction, Dickens, Charles, -- 1812-1870 -- Juvenile fiction, Great Britain -- History -- Victoria, 1837-1901 -- Juvenile fiction, London (England) -- History -- 19th century -- Juvenile fiction
title_display A boy called Dickens
title_full A Boy Called Dickens, A boy called Dickens / written by Deborah Hopkinson ; illustrated by John Hendrix
title_short A boy called Dickens
topic_facet Authors, Dickens, Charles, Historical Fiction, History, Juvenile Fiction, Juvenile Literature