The sixth book in the Doll Hospital series tells the dual stories of Charlotte--a doll owned by an orphan taken in by the Shakers in 1832, and modern-day sisters Rose and Lila.Sisters Rose and Lila, ages 10 and 8, are spending the year with their grandmother (who runs a doll hospital) while their parents are working out of the country. Their grandmother has a special power to communicate with dolls, and to tell their stories.In this book, the girls visit a Shaker village and their grandmother tells them the story of Charlotte, a doll owned by a girl named Daisy. In 1832, Daisy's family died in a cholera epidemic that hit New York. Daisy and Charlotte were sent to live with the Shakers, who often took in orphans, until Daisy was retrieved by an old family friend.
Childrens-Books, Literature-Fiction, Historical-Fiction, United-States, 1800s,