Charles Dickens

Charles Dickens not only told wonderful stories but he also used his tales to highlight the fact that many people in England were terribly poor. In particular he wanted the English people to know that poor children led miserable lives. Today many of his books are studied in schools and universities.
Charles Dickens: Scenes from an Extraordinary Life

Charles Dickens: Scenes from an Extraordinary Life

Mike Manning and Brita Branstrom
Nonfiction Picture Book
For ages 8 to 11
Frances Lincoln Children's Books, 2011   ISBN: 978-1847801876
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A Boy Called Dickens

A Boy Called Dickens

Deborah Hopkinson
Illustrator:  John Hendrix 
Historical Fiction Picture Book
For ages 7 to 9
Random House, 2012   ISBN: 978-0375867323
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The Cheshire Cheese Cat: A Dickens of a Tale

The Cheshire Cheese Cat: A Dickens of a Tale

Carmen Agra Deedy, Randall Wright
Illustrator:   Barry Moser 
Fiction
For ages 9 to 12
Peachtree Publishers, 2011   ISBN: 978-1561455959
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Charles Dickens and Friends: Five Lively Retellings by Marcia Williams

Charles Dickens and Friends: Five Lively Retellings by Marcia Williams

Charles Dickens, Marcia Williams
Illustrator:  Marcia Williams 
Picture Book
For ages 8 to 12
Candlewick Press, 2006   ISBN: 978-0763631987
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Best of times: The Story of Charles Dickens

Best of times: The Story of Charles Dickens

Peggy Caravantes
Nonfiction
For ages 10 to 14
Morgan Reynolds, 2005   ISBN: 978-1931798686
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Dickens: His work and his world

Dickens: His work and his world

Michael Rosen
Illustrator:  Robert Ingpen 
Nonfiction Picture Book
For ages 12 to and up
Candlewick Press, 2005   ISBN: 978-0763627522
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