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A Boy Called Dickens by Deborah Hopkinson

A Boy Called Dickens

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A Boy Called Dickens by Deborah Hopkinson
Jan 10, 2012 | ISBN 9780375867323
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    Jan 10, 2012 | ISBN 9780375867323 | 4-8 years

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    Jan 10, 2012 | ISBN 9780375987403 | 4-8 years

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Booklist Best Children’s Book of 2012

Starred Review, School Library Journal, January 1, 2012:
“Hopkinson’s engaging text invites readers to experience the story with her…. full of well-crafted description and detail.”

Starred Review, Booklist, December 15, 2011:
“A fine introduction to the writer, and a terrific, completely un-preachy departure point for discussions of child labor and social reform.”

Starred Review, Kirkus Reviews, November 15, 2011:
“Both accessible and rich in simile and metaphor, this fictionalized biography concerns the budding novelist’s coming of age, as he ekes out a living (during his family’s stint in debtors’ prison) and pursues his dream.”


Kid’s Indie Next List “Inspired Recommendations for Kids from Indie Booksellers” WINNER 2012

Oregon Book Award NOMINEE 2012

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