Penny and Her Doll

by Kevin Henkes Year Published:

An excellent book for students who are just getting into chapter books by themselves. This book is about Penny receiving a new doll from her grandmother. Penny and her mother are working in the garden and Penny is admiring her favorite flower the rose, while her mother is picking weeds. She receives a package from her grandmother and it is a new doll. She immediately loves the doll realizes that she must come up with a name for the doll. No matter what she thinks of or suggestions from family, she cannot find a name that fits. She finds her way back to the garden and admires the roses once again. Then it hits her...Rose is the perfect name for her doll.