Among the Dolls

William Sleator

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A dark awakening . . .
When her parents give her a gloomy old dollhouse for her birthday instead of the ten speed bike she’s expecting, Vicky is disappointed. But she soon becomes fascinated by the small shadowy world and its inhabitants. The hours she spends playing with the dolls is a good way to escape from her parents’s arguments. As Vicky’s life becomes more troubled, she starts to take out her frustration on the dolls, making their lives as unhappy as hers.
Then one day, Vicky wakes up inside the dollhouse, trapped among the monsters she’s created. Bewildered, Vicky is sure she’s dreaming. Can she find her way out of this nightmare world?

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AMONG THE DOLLS
Chapter OneThe poplar trees along the roadside shimmered in a light breeze, and there was hardly a nip in the autumn air. It was altogether a perfect day for a family outing. Certainly it did not occur to Vicky to wonder about what the approaching, more bitter season would hold for her.What she was thinking about more than anything else as they drove along the winding country road was the ten-speed bicycle she hoped to get for her birthday.Her father looked briefly back at her from the driver's seat and smiled. "You haven't said a word for miles, Vicky," he said.

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“A real cliff-hanger, utterly convincing.”—Publishers Weekly on Among the Dolls

“A fast-paced, chilling fantasy.”—Booklist on Among the Dolls



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William Sleator

For more than thirty years, William Sleator has thrilled readers with his inventive books. His House of Stairs was named one of the best novels of the twentieth century by the Young Adult Library Services Association. He divides his time between homes in Boston and rural Thailand.

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Among the Dolls
William Sleator

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Tom Doherty Associates
Starscape
May 2006
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ISBN: 9781466827424
ISBN10: 1466827424
Middle-Grade Fiction96 pages
Age Range: 10 to 18
Grade Range: 5 and up
$7.99
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