Orphan At My Door

Orphan At My Door

The Home Child Diary Of Victoria Cope

Book - 2000
Average Rating:
14
5
1
Rate this:
Through the diary of 10-year-old Victoria Cope, we learn about the arrival of ragged Mary Anna, one of the thousands of impoverished British children who were sent to Canada at the beginning of the century. Mary Anna joins the Cope family as a servant and is treated well, but she has to cope with the initial apprehension of the family members and the loss of her brother, Jasper, who was placed with another family. Victoria vows to help Mary Anna find her brother, so they can be a family once again.
Publisher: Markham, ON : SCHOLASTIC, 2000
Series:
ISBN: 9780439988346
0439988349
Branch Call Number: J DEA
Characteristics: 221 p. :,ill. ;,25 cm

Opinion

From the critics


Community Activity

Comment

Add a Comment

k
KateEHiebert
Jan 15, 2018

This is my favourite Dear Canada book and I am writing fanfiction for it! Yes, it is sad, but it is also touching and it makes you wonder if things like this are happening in your world and if maybe in 100 years, they will write a book like this about it. It's hard to think that people are capable of such cruelty. Thanks for carrying it Surrey Public Libraries!

b
Barirah16
Feb 20, 2017

It is so sad how Jasper gets treated by Mr.Stone

i feel so bad for jasper and marianna this whole book i was a waterfall of tears . this book really touched my heart

k
kirakublik
May 26, 2014

really good/sad book!!
I love its one of my favourites

a
abbyruth
Apr 01, 2014

This book is extremely good. It was the first Dear Canada book I read. I think Jean little is a very excellent writer.

u
unguarded
Jan 04, 2013

This is a very good book. I like it.

n
nimradar123
Jul 13, 2012

a sad story but a happy one aswell. i really liked this story #imagineteencontest

l
LukasRitchie5
Feb 20, 2012

Orphan at my door is a historical story about a girl from 100 years ago. The story is about a girl named Victoria who noticed how home girls were getting treated differently. The main charcter in this story is Victoria who learns how other people were treated in the town. Victoria had two brothers, Tom who is an immature and goofy kid and David was a smart but discriminating boy. Victoria's home girl was Marianna and that was the reason Victoria noticed how home girls were treated.Then at the end of the story there was a baby named Emily Rose. What I liked about the story was the ending when Victoria's mother had a daughter named Emily Rose.

s
Senneker00
Jan 11, 2012

A very good Book, Jean Little is a very good author, her DC books are the best I've read yet!

u
UnbreakableValour
Oct 18, 2011

i like this book a lot. it was one of the first dear canada books that i actually paid attention to.

View All Comments

Age Suitability

Add Age Suitability

k
KateEHiebert
Jan 15, 2018

KateEHiebert thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 8 and 20

a
abbyruth
Apr 01, 2014

abbyruth thinks this title is suitable for 8 years and over

e
emilyluo
Jan 29, 2014

emilyluo thinks this title is suitable for 10 years and over

t
tia_cheetahs15
Mar 14, 2010

tia_cheetahs15 thinks this title is suitable for 9 years and over

t
theblueninja4
Feb 11, 2010

theblueninja4 thinks this title is suitable for 8 years and over

Summary

Add a Summary

n
Nowshin
Jun 25, 2016

History

Notices

Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.

Quotes

Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Browse by Call Number

Recommendations

Subject Headings

  Loading...

Find it at PMPL

  Loading...
[]
[]
To Top