Berlie Doherty's Street Child is a powerful and moving story with themes of cruelty and injustice. Set in Victorian times, it follows the plight of orphan boy Jim Jarvis, who struggles to survive in the face of poverty and homelessness.
This is a classic book about humanity and resillience and is based on a real-life story of the boy who inspired the establishment of Dr. Barnardo's children's homes. Berlie Doherty has twice won the Carnegie Medal.
AR Interest level: Middle Years
AR Book Level: 5_1
Product code: CDX2
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Dimensions: 19.8cm x 12.8cm
Publish date: 03/09/2009
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