Charley

Charley Charley is based on the true story of a twelve year old boy living in Boston in Suffering from abandonment he winds up on the steps of an orphanage Charley blessed with a beautiful voice joins

Charley is based on the true story of a twelve year old boy living in Boston in 1910 Suffering from abandonment he winds up on the steps of an orphanage Charley, blessed with a beautiful voice, joins the traveling choir When his hopes are all but dashed, he sings his way into a family in rural Maine Praise for Hurricane Mia An excellent multicultural adventure Charley is based on the true story of a twelve year old boy living in Boston in 1910 Suffering from abandonment he winds up on the steps of an orphanage Charley, blessed with a beautiful voice, joins the traveling choir When his hopes are all but dashed, he sings his way into a family in rural Maine Praise for Hurricane Mia An excellent multicultural adventure Midwest Book Review Ages 8 12

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  1. Armed with knowledge and experience, local author Donna Seim has written a number of books for children Her most recent, Charley, captivated me as it is a story of a middle school aged boy living over a century ago in Boston, the city where I grew up over half a century ago The cover of the book initially caught my eye, with the lines of laundry hanging between tenement houses in Boston at the end of the first decade of the twentieth century The cap on his head is so similar to the one my dad al [...]


  2. To put in a nutshell, Charley is a simple story of a little boy, who, along with his siblings is abandoned by their father, their mother being long dead Charley being second of the four siblings, is not yet fourteen so he is also sent to an orphanage where he is picked up by a farming family The family is mostly kind to him, but there are some members that give him a bad time Read the book to find out what happens eventually Does he go back to his hungry and dirty city life stealing food to fill [...]


  3. This is such a cute and heart warming story Charley doesn t want to leave his older brother or younger brother and sister, but when his dad leaves to find work, his older brother tells Charley that they need to go to the orphanage After the choir director finds out Charley can sing very well, he joins the choir who travels all over the east, in hopes of finding homes for the children This story also breaks my heart, with knowing even now, children are hoping to find a family to call their own I [...]


  4. Charley is a charming and captivating read, offering entertaining insight into a bygone era It is historically useful for young readers, illustrating the difficulties of life without delving too deeply into darkness The book makes a great resource for teachers looking for cross curricular materials Charley is faced with a number of harsh realities, and handles them with pluck and courage Readers can t help but want to learn about his adventures Might there be a second book


  5. Charley might be street smart, but he also has a tender heart Life in the early 1900s is hard on most everyone it seems, and Charley is no exception He lives in a tiny run down apartment with no running water along with his two younger siblings, an older brother and their father, who hasn t been able to hold a job since his mother s death Charley s father concludes the best he can do for his kids is give them an opportunity to find a home with a good family while he finds work So he leaves a not [...]


  6. Charly is the story of Charles Kimball Ryan, set in Boston, in the early 1900s After Charly s mother dies in a tragic fire, his father leaves behind with his eldest son, instructions for him to take his youngest three children to the New England Home for Little Wanderers, then heads west Charly is not keen on the home, particularly when his youngest sister, Minnie, is soon chosen by a well to do couple to live with them But he makes the best of things Fortunately, he has a gift he can sing Thus [...]


  7. A great read for anyone who needs to remember that life s challenges can help us become better people Donna Marie Seim is a talented writer who recently won the Eloquent Quill Youth Fiction Book Award I opened the book and was immediately fascinated by Charley I wanted to know given the many challenges he faced if he could possibly succeed I couldn t put the book down and read it in one sitting Readers interested in early American history will especially love this book It s a great story for all [...]


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