Everything you need to understand or teach The Dollmaker by Harriette Simpson Arnow.
This novel chronicles the struggles that a spirited woman from the hills of Kentucky faces as she attempts to realize her life-long dream of owning her own farm. Rich in characterization, detail of setting, and symbolic depth, The Dollmaker explores themes relating to love, sacrifice, and the dangers of striving too hard to live the American dream.
In the early days of World War II, strong-willed Gertie Nevels saves her youngest...
The Dollmaker Lesson Plans contain 106 pages of teaching material, including: