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William's doll

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Harper & Row
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IL: LG - BL: 3.6 - AR Pts: 0.5
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"An excellent book about a boy named William who wants the forbidden--a doll. The long-awaited realistic handling of this theme makes it a landmark book."--School Library Journal

More than anything, William wants a doll. "Don't be a creep," says his brother. "Sissy, sissy," chants the boy next door. Then one day someone really understands William's wish, and make it easy for others to understand, too. William gets a doll, so he can learn to be a loving parent someday.

Written by beloved author Charlotte Zolotow and illustrated by Newbery Medal-winning author and Caldecott Honor Book illustrator William Pène du Bois, William's Doll was published in 1972 and was one of the first picture books to deal with gender stereotypes.

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Grouped Work ID 8850bb45-26d7-b1ee-cf92-053ad93af7e7
Grouping Title william s doll
Grouping Author zolotow charlotte
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2018-09-27 04:37:13AM
Last Indexed 2018-11-18 04:44:32AM

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accelerated_reader_point_value 0.5
accelerated_reader_reading_level 3.6
auth_author2 Pène du Bois, William, 1916-1993
author Zolotow, Charlotte, 1915-2013
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display_description William's father gives him a basketball and a train but these do not make him want a doll less.
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isbn 9780060270476, 9780060270483, 9780064430678
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literary_form_full Fiction
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owning_location_aacpl Riviera Beach Library
primary_isbn 9780060270476
publishDate 1972
record_details ils:a101957|Book|Books||English|Harper & Row|[1972]|30 p. col. illus. 19 cm.
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subject_facet Behavior -- Fiction, Dolls -- Juvenile fiction, Dolls -- Stories
title_display William's doll
title_full William's doll / Pictures by William Pène Du Bois
title_short William's doll
topic_facet Behavior, Dolls, Stories