cover image BETTY DOLL


Patricia Polacco, . . Puffin, $6.99 (40pp) ISBN 978-0-14-240196-5

After her mother's death, the author finds her parent's beloved doll, and the note attached to it inspires this story. "Polacco again elegantly embroiders a patch from the fabric of her own life in a moving tale that demonstrates the importance of family legacies," wrote PW . Ages 4-up. (Oct.)