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My Story: Workhouse

by Pamela Oldfield (author) (UK edition)

Suitable for 9 - 12 years

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Product description

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

Product Details

Catalogue number

6541 in Rewards Catalogue 2019/20

Series

My Story

Format

Paperback

ISBN

9781407104805

Date published

November 3rd, 2008

Accelerated Reader

AR book level: 6.0; Middle years; 6.0 points

Other details
  • 176 pages
Condition

New

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Author/Illustrator

Pamela Oldfield

Reviews

  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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    AngelofDeath
    on 8 March 2014

    Really interesting, contains great historical facts.

  2. Jane blonde 113694

    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