William's Doll

Gender & Sexism
Author(s):
Charlotte Zolotow
Illustrator(s):
William Pene du Bois
Age Group:
4-8
Publisher:
Harper & Row
ISBN:
978-0064430678
Year:
Gender & Sexism

More than anything, William wants a doll. "Don't be a creep," says his brother. "Sissy, sissy," chants the boy next door. Then one day someone really understands William's wish, and makes it easy for others to understand, too.

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