Street Child

Product Number: EB00609608
Released: May 17, 2015
Business Term: 26 Circ
ISBN: #9780007397631
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Description

The unforgettable tale of an orphan in Victorian London, based on the boy whose plight inspired Dr Barnardo to found his famous children's homes. When his mother dies, Jim Jarvis is left all alone in London. He is sent to the workhouse but quickly escapes, choosing a hard life on the streets of the city over the confines of the workhouse walls. Struggling to survive, Jim finally finds some friends...?nly to be snatched away and made to work for the remorselessly cruel Grimy Nick, constantly guarded by his vicious dog, Snipe. Will Jim ever manage to be free?

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Author(s): Berlie Doherty
Original Publish Date: Feb 14, 2013

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