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153: Dolls
Act Three

The Boy Who Would Be A Helicopter

Kindergarten teacher and "Genius Grant" recipient Vivian Paley is the author of many books about the stories children invent and the way they play, and what it's about. At a time when schools are cutting back on having a doll corner, she tells the story of a child in her class who was sort of saved by a doll, and the story he told about the doll. For more, read Paley's The Boy Who Would Be a Helicopter and Boys and Girls: Superheroes in the Doll Corner. (16 minutes)