A Boy Called Dickens

Written by Deborah Hopkinson
Illustrators Illustrated by John Hendrix Publisher Random House Imprint Schwartz & Wade ISBN


Awards and Honors Booklist Editors’ Choice Books for Youth, 2012: Fiction, Middle Readers; Booklist Lasting Connections of 2012, Social Studies

A Boy Called Dickens

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Step back in time to the streets of old London to search for a skinny, hungry boy who works in a factory but dreams of becoming a writer. Author’s note. Full-color illustrations rendered in graphite, pen-and-ink, and fluid acrylics.
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