The Friendship Doll

Sent from Japan to America as a goodwill gesture during the Great Depression, Miss Kanagawa and her 57 doll-sisters finally tell their intersecting stories of love, danger, revenge and mystery. Take the journey from New York to Oregon with Miss Kanagawa and she will show you that the life of a doll is much more than tea parties and fancy dress. The stories of the dolls, meant as Ambassadors of Friendship, are fraught with danger, drama and dilemma. But there is a deeper and darker story that underlies even this – the long-standing mystery of thirteen missing doll-sisters. Will you be the one to finally solve the mystery and make Miss Kanagawa’s family whole again?

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    Kirby Larson was awarded a Newbery Honor for Hattie Big Sky in 2007.

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