William's doll

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Average Rating
Publisher:
Harper & Row
Pub. Date:
[1972]
Language:
English
Accelerated Reader:
IL: LG - BL: 3.6 - AR Pts: 0.5
Lexile measure:
840L
Description

"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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ISBN:
9780060270476
9780064430678
9780060270483
Accelerated Reader:
LG
Level 3.6, 0.5 Points
Lexile measure:
840L
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Grouping Information

Grouped Work ID 8850bb45-26d7-b1ee-cf92-053ad93af7e7
Grouping Title william s doll
Grouping Author zolotow charlotte
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2018-09-09 04:46:51AM
Last Indexed 2018-09-20 04:54:35AM

Solr Details

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accelerated_reader_reading_level 3.6
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primary_isbn 9780060270476
publishDate 1972
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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