The Victorian Computer

The Victorian Computer This Young Adult novel follows two preteens in present day London a British girl and an American boy as they discover a strange loom from the Victorian era that weaves clues to a hidden treasureE VICT

  • Title: The Victorian Computer
  • Author: David Andrew Westwood
  • ISBN: 9780985351
  • Page: 329
  • Format: ebook
  • This Young Adult novel follows two preteens in present day London a British girl and an American boy as they discover a strange loom from the Victorian era that weaves clues to a hidden treasureE VICTORIAN COMPUTER centers around a small loom that a Victorian inventor, Giles Grimthorpe, has made for his grandchildren, Sophie and William It s a Jacquard loom, withThis Young Adult novel follows two preteens in present day London a British girl and an American boy as they discover a strange loom from the Victorian era that weaves clues to a hidden treasureE VICTORIAN COMPUTER centers around a small loom that a Victorian inventor, Giles Grimthorpe, has made for his grandchildren, Sophie and William It s a Jacquard loom, with which cards determine pattern But Grimthorpe s, instead, weaves clues to hidden gifts We witness Sophie and William s relationship with their eccentric grandfather in flashbacks to 1863, as he entertains them with a series of inventions.Parallel to Sophie and William, but in the present day, are Josh and Tansy Josh is the 13 year old son of American businesspeople, in London to find new European headquarters for their company Tansy is the 13 year old daughter of Jamaican immigrants Josh runs into Tansy as he measures an old warehouse, which was Grimthorpe s mill, and the two begin an uneasy friendship.Josh and Tansy discover the loom, abandoned, while investigating discrepancies in Josh s measurements They manage to get it working and try to follow the clues it provides them Eventually they discover less than they had imagined, but immeasurably .Illustrated.

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      Author of The World War Two Series Emmerspitz, 1938Deauvenoy, 1939Kelsmeath, 1940Tullykillane, 1941Kopersund, 1942Valdinato, 1943Mossingdene, 1944Onishiwan, 1945The World War One Series Belm don, 1914Denderbeck, 1915Otterbrook, 1916Charentin, 1918andThe Victorian Computer YA



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