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The Cats in the Doll Shop by Yona Zeldis McDonough

The Cats in the Doll Shop

The Cats in the Doll Shop by Yona Zeldis McDonough
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Oct 11, 2012 | 160 Pages
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    Oct 11, 2012 | 160 Pages | Middle Grade (8-12)

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    Nov 10, 2011 | 160 Pages | Middle Grade (8-12)

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"…a sweet and old-fashioned story, similar in style to Sydney Taylor’s All-of-a-Kind Family, set in World War I-era New York. Sensitive readers will relate to Anna’s desire to make everything right for her cousin…" — School Library Journal, starred review

"Filled with references to Jewish traditions and the rich history of tenement life in New York City, these fully realized characters could be best friends with the girls from Sydney Taylor’s All-of-a-Kind Family. A quiet treasure." — Kirkus

"…a charming period piece that capitalizes on the nostalgia for its historical era without losing its emotional resonance with young readers. The black-and-white line illustrations are pleasingly romantic, primarily featuring Anna and her siblings dressed much like a certain American Girl Doll, along with the occasional furry kitty. Between the cats, the dolls, and the cozy family drama, what’s not to love?" — Bulletin for the Council of Children’s Books

"McDonough does a wonderful job of capturing Anna’s thoughts and feelings and bringing the reader into her world. Anna’s compassion for her cousin and the cats will endear her to readers. Fans of Fancy Nancy and the American Girl series will find this book delightful, and will be clamoring for a sequel." — Library Media Connection

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