A Boy Called Dickens (Library Binding)

By Deborah Hopkinson, John Hendrix (Illustrator)
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“Hopkinson and Hendrix weave an intriguing and informative narrative to show how Charles Dickens transformed from a young lad on the streets of London to one of the most well-known literary figures of all time. Learn how Dickens used his imagination and creativity to escape his dreary, misfortunate circumstances in this riveting tale.”
— Rebecca Moore, Hooray for Books!, Alexandria, VA

About the Author


Deborah Hopkinson is the author of numerous award-winning children's books, including "Sweet Clara and the Freedom Quilt, " winner of the International Reading Association Award, "Girl Wonder, " winner of the Great Lakes Book Award, and "Apples to Oregon, " a Junior Library Guild Selection. She received the 2003 Washington State Book Award for "Under the Quilt for the Night." She lives in Oregon. Visit her on the Web at www.deborahhopkinson.com.

John D. Hendrix was pastor of Northside Baptist Church, Clinton, Mississippi. He was the Basil Manly Jr. Professor of Christian Education for 11 years at the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky. Susan Hooks Meadors was Associate Pastor of Youth and Education at Northside Baptist Church, Clinton, Mississippi. David G. Miller was Associate Professor of English at Mississippi College and Liturgist at Northside Baptist Church, Clinton, Mississippi.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780375967320
ISBN-10: 037596732X
Publisher: Schwartz & Wade Books
Publication Date: January 10th, 2012
Pages: 40
Language: English