Among the Dolls

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Macmillan, May 2, 2006 - Juvenile Fiction - 96 pages
6 Reviews
A dark awakening . . .
When her parents give her a gloomy old dollhouse for her birthday instead of the ten speed bike she's expecting, Vicky is disappointed. But she soon becomes fascinated by the small shadowy world and its inhabitants. The hours she spends playing with the dolls is a good way to escape from her parents's arguments. As Vicky's life becomes more troubled, she starts to take out her frustration on the dolls, making their lives as unhappy as hers.
Then one day, Vicky wakes up inside the dollhouse, trapped among the monsters she's created. Bewildered, Vicky is sure she's dreaming. Can she find her way out of this nightmare world?

 

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User Review  - BrynDahlquis - LibraryThing

Another not-so-great Sleator (though it's not as disappointing as Into The Dream). The premise is great, the idea is creepy, and the ending is okay. Just none of it was well executed. I feel like it ... Read full review

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User Review  - oapostrophe - LibraryThing

Instead of getting Vicky the brand new ten-speed bike that she is dreaming about for her birthday her parents buy her a large dollhouse they discover in a creepy little antique shop. Vicky is so not ... Read full review

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Contents

Chapter Two
11
Chapter Three
17
Chapter Four
25
Chapter Five
37
Chapter Six
47
Chapter Seven
59
Chapter Eight
69
Chapter Nine
79
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About the author (2006)

For more than thirty years, William Sleator has thrilled readers with his inventive books. His House of Stairs was named one of the best novels of the twentieth century by the Young Adult Library Services Association. He divides his time between homes in Boston and rural Thailand.