The Doll Shop Downstairs
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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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - dms02 - LibraryThing
This was a really sweet book based in some part on the Madame Alexander doll company. The plot was wholesome without being boring (enjoyable for both my daughter and me). Would be fun to read before a trip to NYC. Read full review
THE DOLL SHOP DOWNSTAIRSUser Review - Jane Doe - Kirkus
Mix one part Rumer Godden's The Story of Holly and Ivy and many parts Sydney Taylor's All-of-a-Kind Family and you create a standout family-and-doll story. It's 1914 New York City, and Anna, the ... Read full review