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Mystery of the Secret Dolls

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When three children stumble upon a portion of the Underground Railroad and uncover a cache of rare dolls modeled after slaves, they solve a mystery and learn a little more about history.
181 pages
Published May 1993 by Scholastic
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Wayne S.
Mar 06, 2015 Wayne S. rated it it was amazing
A girl named Bonnie, who lives in St. Louis, MO, goes to Callaway, a town somewhere in the south, to spend her summer vacation with her two great aunts, Nell Boone and Molly Snyder, as her father had often done when he was a child. Nell, a doll maker, is trying to open a doll museum with dolls made by family ancestors. Molly used to run a restaurant in town but had to close it so Nell would have the money for the museum. Bonnie meets Marc Allen, a boy about her age, who is visiting for the summe ...more
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Jan 11, 2014 Susan rated it liked it
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Aunt Nell was a doll maker like many of her ancestors had been. She has decided to open a doll museum, but someone is trying to stop her. Also, some of the dolls--the ones used in the Underground Railroad--are missing. Bonnie, Nell's great-niece, and Lynette, a young girl who lives with Nell and her sister Mollie, have to figure out who is trying to ruin the museum before it ever opens and have to find the lost dolls.

This is a good children's book that has a reading level of 5. It teaches a litt
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Mar 13, 2013 Rainey rated it really liked it
A magical tale of mystery and history, as two young girls bond over found dolls recovered from a secret room that once housed a stop on the Underground Railroad.
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