The Great Trouble
A Mystery of London, the Blue Death, and a Boy Called Eel
Age Range: 13-15
Grade Range: 8-10
As a "mudlark," the orphan, Eel, spends his days in the River Thames, searching for odds and ends to sell. As if being an orphan isn't hard enough, Eel is hunted by Fisheye Bill Tyler, the nastiest man on the streets.