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My Story: Workhouse
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Rated 5/5 from 5 ratings
Say hello to yesterday without a Tardis. Discover My Story: the series where history gets real. England, 1871. Edith Lorrimer, the sheltered daughter of a wealthy widow, visits a workhouse for the poor. It’s a horrid place where destitute women slave all day long in exchange for food and a bed. Here Edith meets Rosie, a fiery orphan who is always in trouble. But when she is drawn into Rosie’s wild schemes, their lives will never be the same again…
- A fascinating fictional diary from a best-loved series
- A vivid first-hand account of poverty in Victorian times
- Inspiring historical reading that supports the curriculum
- Hugely popular series with over a million copies sold
November 3rd, 2008
AR book level: 6.0; Middle years; 6.0 points