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My Story: Workhouse

by Pamela Oldfield (author)

Suitable for 8 - 12 years

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“I was shown the laundry – a vast noisy sunless room full of steam and the sharp smell of soapsuds. I counted seven women slaving over the large tubs where the clothes are washed, their reddened faces shiny with sweat… No doubt Rosie takes her turn in here. Just to think of it filled my eyes with tears. What a terrible existence.”

England, 1871. Edith Lorrimer, the sheltered daughter of a wealthy widow, visits a workhouse for the destitute – and meets Rosie, a quick-tempered orphan who is always in trouble. But it’s not long before Edith is drawn into Rosie’s wild schemes, and both their lives are never the same again…

Product Details

Series

My Story

Format

Paperback

ISBN

9781407104805

Date published

November 3rd, 2008

Accelerated Reader

AR book level: 6.0; Middle years; 6.0 points

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  • 176 pages
Condition

New

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  • My Story Pack x 17

    My Story Pack x 17

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Author/Illustrator

Pamela Oldfield

Pamela Oldfield is the author of My Story: The Great Plague and Workhouse

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  1. Lucy
    on 24 June 2017

    Book review: Work house

    I loved this book! It was really interesting to read in the perspective of a girl in the 19th century. Would definitely recommend it to anybody.

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What kids think

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    AngelofDeath
    on 8 March 2014

    Really interesting, contains great historical facts.

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    lap312i
    on 8 March 2013

    this book is about history

  3. Love stargirl 113412

    Diver1
    on 1 March 2010

    This book is about a girl called Edith, her mother works at the Stoneleigh Workhouse. Edith meets a rebel teenager called Rosie and both their lives are never the same again….

    This a brill book!

    5 STARS!: * * * * *

    5out of 5