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The Doll People

  Martin, Ann M. and Laura Godwin


Illustrator: Selznick, Brian
Publisher: Hyperion Books for Children
Number of Pages: 256
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Genres:

Fantasy
Adventure/Survival

Material Type/Location:

Youth Fiction

Reading Level:

2-3
4-5

Awards:

ALA Notable Books
Voice of Youth Award Nominee

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Why I liked this title:

Annabelle Doll and her family are dolls who have belonged to the same family for 100 years. Their lives are turned on end when a new, modern doll family, the Funcrafts, moves into the house. Annabelle's mundane life is changed forever as she leaves the safety of her doll house to explore the house with Tiffany Funcraft. Annabelle and Tiffany seek to solve the mystery of Annabelle's aunt, who went missing in the house years before. Will Annabelle meet the same fate of her aunt? Ann M. Martin's charming fantasy novel is accompanied by wonderful pencil illustrations by Brian Selznick.

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Reviewed by: Linda Sawyer on 3/29/2008

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