Doll Hospital #02 by Joan Holub
Goldie's Fortune : A Story Of The Great Depression

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Synopsis

The 2nd book in the Doll Hospital series, GOLDIE'S FORTUNE weaves together the story of a beloved doll from the era of the Great Depression with the ongoing modern-day tale of sisters Rose and Lila.

Sisters Lila and Rose, ages 7 and 10, are spending the year with their eccentric grandmother (who runs a doll hospital) while their parents are working out of the country. The girls are initially unhappyt, but they begin to enjoy themselves when they learn that their grandmother has a special power to "read" the lives of the dolls she is working to restore. In each book in this series, their grandmother tells the girls the story of a different doll.

In this book we meet Goldie, the beloved doll of a girl named Eliza whose family lost their fortune during the Great Depression. (cont.)
 

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Published October 1, 2002 by Scholastic Paperbacks. 128 pages
Genres: Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction