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Series: Scholastic classics
Publication Date: 6 Nov 2014
Subject: Children's novels
Suitable for: Primary
AR: 11.3 UY
Dickens' classic story about a young orphan who falls in with criminals on the streets of London.
The story of orphaned Oliver, who runs away from the workhouse only to be taken in by a den of thieves.
Plunged into a dark criminal underworld of vivid and memorable characters - the arch-villain Fagin, the artful Dodger, the menacing Bill Sikes and kind-hearted Nancy - Oliver struggles to survive and find his real family.
A rich, powerful look at London poverty from Charles Dickens.
p1 Treats of the place where Oliver Twist was born and of the circumstances attending his birth
p5 Treats of Oliver Twist's growth, education and board
p18 Relates how Oliver Twist was very near getting a place which would not have been a sinecure
p29 Oliver, being offered another place, makes his first entry into public life
p38 Oliver mingles with new associates. Going to a funeral for the first time, he forms an unfavourable notion of his master's business
p52 Oliver, being goaded by the taunts of Noah, rouses into action, and rather astonishes him
p58 Oliver continues refractory
p66 Oliver walks to London. He encounters on the road a strange sort of young gentleman
p77 Containing further particulars concerning the pleasant old gentleman, and his hopeful pupils