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Workhouse angel / Holly Green.

By: Green, Holly [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Green, Holly, Workhouse: book 2.Description: 379 pages ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9781785035685 ; 9781785035692 .Subject(s): Orphans -- Abuse of -- Fiction | Adopted children -- Fiction | Fathers and daughters -- Fiction | Workhouses -- Fiction | Families -- Fiction | Liverpool (England) -- Social life and customs -- FictionGenre/Form: Domestic fiction.Summary: Will she ever be reunited with her real father? Angelina was abandoned on the doorsteps of Brownlow Workhouse when she was just a baby - her only possession the rag doll she held in her arms. Nicknamed 'Angel' for her golden curls, she is adopted by Mr and Mrs McBride. At first Angel is so happy to have found a caring family to save her from the drudgery of the workhouse. But her new parents are not the benevolent guardians they first appear. Angel has lost all hope when she discovers that a man has visited the workhouse, looking for the baby girl he was forced to give up. A girl who isn't an orphan after all.
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<p>Angelina was abandoned on the doorsteps of Brownlee Workhouse when she was just a baby. The only clues to her parentage are her golden curls and the rag doll she held in her arms.</p> <p>Nicknamed 'Angel', she finds a friend in the little orphan girl May who protects her from the harshness of workhouse life as best she can. When Angel is adopted by the McBrides, she thinks at first that she has found a family to call her own. However, her new parents are not the pillars of society they seem. They treat Angelina harshly and are terrified of people discovering their daughter's humble origins.</p> <p>But then a man comes to the workhouse, looking for the little girl he was forced to give up. A girl with golden hair and a ragdoll who isn't an orphan after all...</p>

Will this Liverpool orphan ever find a home?--on cover.

Will she ever be reunited with her real father? Angelina was abandoned on the doorsteps of Brownlow Workhouse when she was just a baby - her only possession the rag doll she held in her arms. Nicknamed 'Angel' for her golden curls, she is adopted by Mr and Mrs McBride. At first Angel is so happy to have found a caring family to save her from the drudgery of the workhouse. But her new parents are not the benevolent guardians they first appear. Angel has lost all hope when she discovers that a man has visited the workhouse, looking for the baby girl he was forced to give up. A girl who isn't an orphan after all.

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