Nomination: Among the Fallen

9780823441020

Schwartz, Virginia Frances. Among the Fallen. 2019. 297p. Holiday House, $16.99 (9780823441020). Gr.8-up. 

After she leaves prison a “fallen woman,” sixteen-year-old Orpha finds refuge at Urania Cottage. There, she is guided by author Charles Dickens, philanthropist Lady Burdett-Coutts, and a community of women.

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