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Great Expectations (Classic Starts Series)
     

Great Expectations (Classic Starts Series)

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by Charles Dickens, Deanna McFadden, Eric Freeberg, Arthur Pober
 

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When young Pip accidentally meets a convict out in the marsh one Christmas Eve, he has no idea that his life is about to change--forever. The amazing events following that encounter, and the strange tale of Miss Havisham and her adopted daughter Estella, have made Great Expectations a must-read since it was first serialized in 1860. Now, young readers can enjoy

Overview

When young Pip accidentally meets a convict out in the marsh one Christmas Eve, he has no idea that his life is about to change--forever. The amazing events following that encounter, and the strange tale of Miss Havisham and her adopted daughter Estella, have made Great Expectations a must-read since it was first serialized in 1860. Now, young readers can enjoy Dickens’s engrossing story in this simplified yet thrilling version.


Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781402786808
Publisher:
Sterling
Publication date:
12/07/2010
Series:
Classic Starts Series
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
160
Sales rank:
482,678
File size:
1 MB
Age Range:
7 - 9 Years

Meet the Author

Charles Dickens (1812-1870) is probably the greatest novelist England has ever produced, the author of such well-known classics as A Christmas Carol, Great Expectations, David Copperfield and Oliver Twist. His innate comic genius and shrewd depictions of Victorian life — along with his indelible characters — have made his books beloved by readers the world over.

Brief Biography

Date of Birth:
February 7, 1812
Date of Death:
June 18, 1870
Place of Birth:
Portsmouth, England
Place of Death:
Gad's Hill, Kent, England
Education:
Home-schooling; attended Dame School at Chatham briefly and Wellington

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Great Expectations (Classic Starts Series) 4.9 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 7 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This really good book you should read it!!
thebookman99 More than 1 year ago
i think this is the best book of last century and this is a best seller in my book.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Yeah, except i think a high school rp would be fun, but not a regular school. Like maybe a school for artsy talented kids and it has classes like hanggliding and parasailing and stuff like that.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
"You're right..." Aiisha mused. "We could go for it the first time, but then they would have to get better or you'll be ignored."
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
That would work.
jlOR More than 1 year ago
We read A Christmas Carol unabridged, but Great Expectations was too much of a challenge for my third and sixth graders. So we opted for this as our read aloud while studying this time in history and Charles Dickens.
Dylan Hodges More than 1 year ago
awesome