What the Dickens?
Celebrate the life, works and times of Charles Dickens from January through December 2014.
Sunday, December 21, 2014 at Orlando Public Library
Wrap up the yearlong celebration of Charles Dickens with holiday songs performed by the Orlando Dickens Carolers. #dickens
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Library Online Resources
Satiate your curiosity and learn all about this great Victorian novelist. In addition to biographical information, features of this database include news articles, academic journals, images, audio, and links to websites.
Delve into this database and discover Dickens. The resources include literary criticism, topic and work overviews, reviews, and multimedia, to name but a few. Select "Person -By or About" and input "Charles Dickens" into the search box.
If you like Charles Dickens, try this database and discover similar authors. Enjoy read-alike authors such as Peter Carey. Use the search box at the top of the screen and input "Charles Dickens". The Read-alike list is on the right side of the page along with more search filters.
Search this digital collection for downloadable e-books, audiobooks, and videos regarding Charles Dickens. Once you have reached the homepage of OverDrive, type "Charles Dickens" in the search box located near the top of the page.
Enjoy these classic print works by this famous Victorian author.
Listen to or download your favorite Charles Dickens novel. This collection includes CD books, E-books and Playaways.
"Please sir, I want some more." Get out the popcorn and watch some of these Dickens movies.
Discover the life and times of Dickens. This collection also includes academic assessments of his stories.
Immerse yourself in Victorian times with these books and learn about life in England in the 19th century.
Investigate this website and learn everything that you ever wanted to know about Charles Dickens, or rekindle your love for this famous Victorian author.
View this detailed website dedicated to, the literary lion, Charles Dickens. In 1842 Dickens visited Lowell, Massachusetts.
Read all about Dickens and the Victorian era using this Victorian web resource.
Enjoy reading some articles from these publications. Dickens was a journalist and an editor. Many of his novels were first published in weekly journals.
Take a mini tour of Portsmouth, England, the birthplace of Dickens. Dickens was born on February 7, 1812 when Britain was still at war with Napoleonic France.
Mobile & Social
Charles Dickens Quotes
This free android app provides vintage quotations from Charles Dickens.
App for Android
What the dickens! Get this android app for only 99 cents. Dickens fans can access these six classic works featured in their entirety: A Christmas Carol, A Tale of Two Cities, American Notes, Hard Times, Oliver Twist, and Three Ghost Stories.