Doherty, Berlie,

Street child / Berlie Doherty. - London : HarperCollins Children's Books, 1995, c1993. - 147 p. ; 18 cm.

Originally published: London : Hamish Hamilton Ltd., 1993.

A fictional account of the experiences of Jim Jarvis, a young orphan who escapes the workhouse in 1860s London and survives brutal treatment and desperate circumstances until he is taken in by Dr. Barnardo, founder of a school for the city's "ragged" children.

9780007311255 0006740200 9780006740209

GB9476899


Orphans--Children's fiction.
Homeless persons--Children's fiction.


London (England)--Children's fiction.


Historical fiction.

823.914

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