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Title:
Who was Charles Dickens?
Author:
Pollack, Pam.
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Publication Information:
New York : Grosset & Dunlap, 2014.
Physical Description:
105 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.
Language:
English
Reading Level:
900 Lexile.
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR MG 5.7 1.0 172013.

Reading Counts RC 3-5 6.2 4 Quiz: 65315.
ISBN:
9780448479675
Format :
Book

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PR4581 .P65 2014 Juvenile Mass Market Paperback Series
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PR4581 .P65 2014 Juvenile Non-Fiction Childrens Area-Biography
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Summary

Summary

As a child, Charles Dickens worked in a shoe polish factory where his gritty surroundings inspired some of the most memorable characters and settings in literary history. Known for his masterful storytelling in books like Oliver Twist , Great Expectations , and A Christmas Carol , Dickens toured the globe as one of the most famous people of his era. Widely considered the greatest writer of the Victorian age, Dickens's literary masterpieces continue to amuse and inspire writers and readers alike.


Author Notes

Pamela Pollack and Meg Belviso are authors of several books in this series, including Who is George Lucas? and Who Was Susan B. Anthony?


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