Book Reviews of The Christmas Doll

The Christmas Doll
The Christmas Doll
Author: Elvira Woodruff
ISBN-13: 9780590318792
ISBN-10: 0590318799
Publication Date: 10/1/2002
Pages: 160
Rating:
  • Currently 4.4/5 Stars.
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4.4 stars, based on 16 ratings
Publisher: Scholastic Paperbacks
Book Type: Paperback
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An incredibly lovely Christmas story for middle school age young girls to read and enjoy for many Christmases to come. Beautifully describes the love between sisters!
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Very touching and wonderful book.
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Very sweet story, appr. for readers about age 10.
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My six-year old daughter loved this book. It contains lots of suspense and some lovely characters. Historical fiction for kids to grow on.
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Really very touching. I loved it. Childrens book maybe for around ages 10-14. Both of my cousins are 11 they read it and loved it also.
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This book has become a family favorite.I like that the story is told in short chapters about two orphan sisters, who overcame many obstacles in life. My 10yr old daughter reccomends this to her friends.
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Lucy and Glory are orphaned sisters with no real place to call home. Only their memories of a beautiful doll named Morning Glory brighten their bleak lives. When a deadly fever sweeps through the workhouse where the girls live, Lucy and Glory flee to the mean streets of London.One day the girls find an old battered doll that Glory senses is their beloved Morning Glory. But Morning Glory is no ordinary doll--the girls learn that she has magical powers that will change their lives in amazing ways.. With the help of the doll, the sisters discover the true meaning of the Christmas spirit.
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For elementary readers. "Lucy and Glory Wolcott are sisters and the best of friends. They have no one but each other to rely on. They have little to eat and their nights are cold and damp. To keep their spirits up, Lucy invents stories about the family she barely remembers - and a lost doll named Morning Glory who Lucy is sure they will find again one day. When a deadly fever sweeps through a workhouse where the girls live, Lucy and Glory flee for their lives to the mean streets of London. Now they must learn how to survive on their own. One day the sisters fin an old, discarded doll. But Morning Glory is no ordinary doll... And she works her magic on everyone around her."