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The gingerbread doll

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Publisher:
Clarion Books,
Pub. Date:
c1993.
Language:
English
Description
"This is a warm and engaging Christmas story set during the Great Depression. Rebecca is nine years old when her large, close-knit family moves into a tarpaper farm house in Wisconsin. Because times are hard, she does not find the porcelain doll she had hoped for under the Christmas tree. Instead, her mother surprises her with a thick gingerbread doll named Button Marie, which she loves 'in a way you could never love anything from a store.' . . . These paintings (which arereminiscent of the work of Andrew Wyeth) convey a strong sense of the affection that pervades the family over the generations. The emphasis on such familiar things as family storytelling and rituals makes this a slice of Americana that the picture book crowd can savor."--ALA Booklist "Lloyd's sharply observed realistic watercolors--in a palette somewhat grayed as if to recall old b&w photos--beautifully reflect this well-told story's warmth and focus on essential values."--Kirkus Reviews
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ISBN:
9780395564387
9780618130597
Reading Level:
LG
Level 4.1, 0.5 Points
Lexile measure:
670L
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Full title gingerbread doll
Author tews susan
Grouping Category book
Last Update 2018-05-17 23:09:04PM
Last Indexed 2018-05-25 01:02:07AM

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subject_facet Christmas -- Fiction, Depressions -- 1929. -- Fiction, Dolls -- Fiction, Farm life -- Fiction, Historical fiction, Wisconsin -- Fiction
title_display The gingerbread doll
title_full The gingerbread doll / by Susan Tews ; illustrated by Megan Lloyd
title_short The gingerbread doll
topic_facet Christmas, Depressions, Dolls, Farm life, Historical fiction