cover image ELISABETH


Claire A. Nivola, . . FSG/Sunburst, $5.95 (32pp) ISBN 978-0-374-42064-2

The narrator, remembering her girlhood in Germany, must leave her doll Elisabeth behind when she and her family flee the Nazis. Decades later, she recovers the doll in the U.S. In a starred review, PW wrote, "Nivola proves herself a sure-handed storyteller with this moving, true story from her mother's life." Ages 4-8. (Sept.)