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Extended Audio Sample Street Child (Unabridged), by Berlie Doherty
3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (136 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Berlie Doherty Narrator: Christian Rodska Publisher: AudioGO Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: December 2012 ISBN:
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Jim Jarvis is a runaway. Separated from his sisters and sentenced to the workhouse, escape seems the only solution. But London in the 1860s is a dangerous place. Just when Jim has found shelter, he is snatched away to toil on a coal barge for Grimy Nick and his vicious dog, Snipe. Not all the people Jim meets are bad, however. He makes friends with another street child, Shrimps, and feels that he has found a brother to replace his lost sisters.

But soon Jim is alone again, desperate for somewhere to live and for friendship. At last his search leads him to the Ragged School and Dr Barnardo....

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Listener Opinions

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Magalie Eid | 1/5/2014

    " i liked this story alot! its about a boy who has 2 sisters and a dead mother. he runs away from the work house which he is forced to enter. he then looks for his sisters and has problems or struggles to find them... :) "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Beckyz | 11/12/2013

    " This book is very touching and realistic. It is about a child who is dumped on the street and tries to survive. Although my life is completely different to his, I can still relate to him. I recommend this book! :D "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Eve S | 11/9/2013

    " I think this book is a good book. It is a bit sad. I would recommend this book to anybody. You should definitely read this book. I can relate to this story and understand what is happening. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Duane | 10/6/2013

    " This is a good book for anybody who needs to remember that there are always people in worse spots then themselves. Young Jim is on his own in Old London and has to survive using his own wits. A great book for any ages. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Kerry | 9/27/2013

    " Read this out loud with my 10 year old daughter and we've really enjoyed it. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Olivia | 9/8/2013

    " I think it is the best book in the word because it is true and has all the good things that a good book needs in it to be the best "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Jenna Mills | 7/6/2013

    " A book kids would probably enjoy, and does well to include various aspects of the Victorian period, although rather blatently. I did enjoy the way it tied in Dr. Barnardo. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Vanessa Jordan | 6/21/2013

    " Street child is a powerful book to me and posserbily to other people who have read the book. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Molly Tuckwell | 6/1/2013

    " Good book,funny,but also sad at the same time. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Sampada | 5/20/2013

    " Good book to let children have insight to the Victorian era. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Lea Corbani | 3/2/2013

    " THIS STORY IS AMAZING! it is about a boy who has 2 sisters and a dead mother. he runs away from the work house which he is forced to enter. he then looks for his sisters and has problems or struggles to find them. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Tom-Tom Holt | 3/1/2013

    " I read this book in year 6 in primary school along with good night Mr.Tom and I've not read this book since, Although I really want to reread it and then I can post a real review. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Heather Fulghum | 2/5/2013

    " Not for the faint of heart, this book captures the reality of life on the streets for children in the 1800's. "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 Minseo | 12/30/2012

    " i really didn't enjoy this book. i couldn't read more than half of the book. "

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