list of subscriptions for the orphan children of the late Mrs. Standevens

[with a memoir of Mrs Standevens by J. T.(i.e. Dr. J. Thomson)].
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Printed at the office of J. Nicholson , Halifax
Standevens, Eliza, --
ContributionsThomson, J., of Halifax.
The Physical Object
Pagination22p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16377295M

The book definitely has the feel of what some might say is an old fashioned children's book which doesn't use gimmicks (like The Forty Nice Clues Series) but just good storytelling to engage the reader.

The plot centers on two individuals living in a Philadelphia orphanage in the late 's.5/5(4). This book is a historical fiction novel with a hint of a love story taken place during the late s and early s in England. This author reminded me a bit of The Nightingale and Winter Garden in that they are a story of a war time and you really get to know a female main character as she struggles through the times of survival and war/5(2K).

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This book is a historical fiction novel with a hint of a love story taken place during the late s and early s in England. This author reminded me a bit of The Nightingale and Winter Garden in that they are a story of a war time and you really get to know a female main character as she struggles through the times of survival and war/5(K).

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It’s an epic feat of by: 2. It has been my experience that our children are touched by hearing about and reading about the hardships of others.

Our children need to develop more empathy and concern for others. Linda Bethers tells a beautiful, but sad story in many aspects - a story about life in an orphanage around Christmas in the late 's or early 's:   Although the year-old residential orphanage for young children has closed, Hollygrove is continuing to serve children in a number of programs operating from the.

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Classic old chestnut from the late Dame Catherine Cookson (The Silent Lady,etc.).Brawny antiques dealer Paul Aylmer took in little Alison Read after the demise of her uncle Humphrey, Paul’s wartime chum and business partner (the girl’s parents had died long before and tragically).

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