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Madame Alexander : the creator of the iconic American doll  Cover Image Book Book

Madame Alexander : the creator of the iconic American doll / Susan Goldman Rubin ; illustrated by Sarah Dvojack.


Beatrice Alexander's family ran a doll hospital in their home in New York's Lower East Side, where she grew to love fixing and making dolls. Beatrice dreamed of becoming an artist, but her family couldn't afford to send her to sculpting school. She never stopped dreaming, and when World War I broke out, she came up with the idea to make dolls modeled after nurses to support the war effort and help keep children happy -- but they needed to be unbreakable because resources were scarce and families couldn't afford to repair or replace toys. With her innovative designs and ideas, she became a savvy, feminist entrepreneur.

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  • ISBN: 9781250138590
  • Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
  • Edition: First edition, 2022.
  • Publisher: New York : Feiwel and Friends, 2022.
Subject: Alexander, Beatrice, 1895-1990 > Juvenile literature.
Dolls > Juvenile literature.
Entrepreneurship > Juvenile literature.
Dolls > Design and construction > Juvenile literature.
Businesswomen > Juvenile literature.
Genre: Biographies.
Picture books.

Available copies

  • 2 of 2 copies available at Consortium of Ohio Libraries.
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Community Library (Sunbury). (Show)


  • 0 current holds with 2 total copies.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Community Library (Sunbury) E Rub (Text) 30210313176132 Easy Book Available -
Galion Library jBIO ALEX (Text) 35920505785376 New Juvenile Non-Fiction Available -

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