The Doll Shop Downstairs (Google eBook)
Nine year old Anna and her sisters like helping out in their parents' doll repair shop, because once their chores are done, the fun can begin. The girls are allowed to play carefully with the dolls until they're fixed and ready to be returned to their owners. But when World War I begins, and an embargo on German-made goods threatens to put the shop out of business, it's up to Anna to come up with an idea to save the day.
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Review: The Doll Shop Downstairs (The Doll Shop #1)User Review - Susannah Goldstein - Goodreads
Very sweet, but the narrator wasn't fleshed-out enough for my taste. A great intro for young readers to the culture of the Lower East Side and to WWI, but the family is a little too perfect for me. Read full review
Review: The Doll Shop Downstairs (The Doll Shop #1)User Review - Goodreads
I just finished reading this aloud to my 5yr old daughter. It's the longest chapter book she's had the patience to listen to with a only one black and white illustration per chapter. She loved ...