1900 - A Brand New Century

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Scholastic, 2010 - Children - 173 pages
The diary of Flora Bonnington, London 1899-1900: 'A day slips away like sand in a sand glass and so we are caught up in this inevitable passage towards 1900. I bought a journal... it will record my journey into the new century. I shall call it 'Twentieth Century Girl' for that is what I intend to be'. Flora lives in a world where it is considered unattractive for a lady to express an opinion, but Flora longs to change things: she wants to vote and make sure everyone can have an education. But can she really make a stand against society, and her father? With accurate historical detail.

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Carol Drinkwater is a critically acclaimed actress. Among her many stage and screen performances, she is probably most widely known for her portrayal of Helen Herriot in the BBC adaptation of James Herriot's "All Creatures Great and Small,

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