One of the first superstars of literature, the young Dickens lived the life of one of his characters--a tragic, deprived boyhood. With his father confined to debtors' prison, Charles spent a year as a child laborer. Find out how his early pain fueled the ambition of this prolific social writer of Victorian England.
Check out BIO’s original video series, American Freedom Stories, about the historic events of the Civil Rights Movement in Alabama, and the leaders and everyday heroes who fought to make racial equality a reality. Watch videos.
The Emmy Award-winning Education Department of A&E Television Networks develops educational resources for teachers. Check out some fascinating BIO BLOG articles by the education team.
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