The Resource Dolls of war, Shirley Parenteau

Dolls of war, Shirley Parenteau

Label
Dolls of war
Title
Dolls of war
Statement of responsibility
Shirley Parenteau
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In 1941, eleven-year-old Macy James lives near the Oregon coast with her father, the director of a small museum. Miss Tokyo, one of fifty-eight exquisite friendship dolls given to America by Japan in 1926, is part of the museum's collection and one of Macy's most treasured connections to her mother, who recently passed away. When the Japanese bomb Pearl Harbor, many of Macy's neighbors demand that Miss Tokyo be destroyed. When her brother joins the Navy and devastating news from the war begins to pour in, Macy starts having doubts--does remaining loyal to Miss Tokyo mean being disloyal to America? Bringing the story of the Friendship Dolls forward to World War II, Shirley Parenteau delivers another thoughtful historical novel inspired by a little-known true event
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Summary
In 1941, eleven-year-old Macy James lives near the Oregon coast with her father, the director of a small museum. Miss Tokyo, one of fifty-eight exquisite friendship dolls given to America by Japan in 1926, is part of the museum's collection and one of Macy's most treasured connections to her mother, who recently passed away. When the Japanese bomb Pearl Harbor, many of Macy's neighbors demand that Miss Tokyo be destroyed. When her brother joins the Navy and devastating news from the war begins to pour in, Macy starts having doubts--does remaining loyal to Miss Tokyo mean being disloyal to America? Bringing the story of the Friendship Dolls forward to World War II, Shirley Parenteau delivers another thoughtful historical novel inspired by a little-known true event
Theme
Tone
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10601591
Cataloging source
YDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Parenteau, Shirley
Dewey number
[Fic]
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 4
  • 6
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
A friendship dolls book
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • World War (1939-1945)
  • Girls
  • Dolls
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Dolls
  • Historical fiction
  • JUVENILE FICTION / Historical / Asia
  • JUVENILE FICTION / Historical / United States / 20th Century
  • JUVENILE FICTION / Toys, Dolls & Puppets
  • Dolls
  • Girls
  • Japan
  • Oregon
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Dolls of war, Shirley Parenteau
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn973505975
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
310 pages
Isbn
9780763690694
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)973505975
Label
Dolls of war, Shirley Parenteau
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn973505975
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
310 pages
Isbn
9780763690694
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)973505975

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