William's Doll

By Charlotte Zolotow, William Pene du Bois (Illus)

Synopsis

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 makes it easy for others to understand too.

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Review

"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"