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 These stories feature tween girls in adventures throughout America's History and today.


 


American girl Magazine Cover
Created especially for girls age 8 and up, American Girl is an appealing, age-appropriate alternative to teen magazines. Features advice, crafts, contests, puzzles, games, giggles, and more!
Magazine
Sep 21, 2011
A surprise for Caroline, 1812 Cover
Kathleen Ernst
Robert Papp
Lisa Papp
"Caroline Abbott imagined it would be great fun to have two girls staying at her house for the winter. But her friend Rhonda Hathaway and her cousin Lydia are both twelve, and sometimes they seem to be better friends with each other than with Caroline. Nothing Caroline tries seems to change things, not even the special Christmas gift she gives Rhonda. Finally, hurt feelings lead Caroline to make a rash decision, one that puts all three girls on very thin ice."--Back cover
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Oct 10, 2012
Caroline takes a chance, 1812 Cover
Kathleen Ernst
Robert Papp
Lisa Papp
"Caroline Abbott is waiting anxiously for the first supply boats of the year to arrive. Without supplies, the shipyards can't build boats to fight the British. When Caroline and her friends Rhonda and Seth go out fishing in Papa's skiff, they're excited to catch sight of a supply boat, until they realize that it's being chased by a British warship. Caroline comes up with a daring idea to save the supply boat."--Back cover
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Oct 10, 2012
Caroline's battle, 1812 Cover
Kathleen Ernst
"Caroline Abbott's papa has barely returned home before frightening news arrives--British warships are headed for Sackets Harbor, ready to attack. Every able-bodied man, including Papa, must go and fight. Mama and Caroline are left alone to guard Abbott's shipyard from the enemy. When the battle seems to be lost, Mama gives Caroline a terrible order: They must burn the shipyard to the ground to keep it from the enemy."--Back cover
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Oct 10, 2012
Caroline's secret message : an American girl Cover
Kathleen Ernst
Robert Papp
Lisa Papp
Caroline and her mother make a danagerous trip across Lake Ontario to the British fort where her father is a prisoner. When Mama isn't allowed to see Papa, it's up to Caroline to deliver a secret message to him--right under the nose of a British guard
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Oct 10, 2012
Changes for Caroline, 1812 Cover
Kathleen Ernst
Robert Papp
Lisa Papp
"Caroline Abbott recieves a letter asking her to come and help on Uncle Aaron's new farm. Although she hates to leave her family, Caroline is pleased to see her cousin Lydia and to meet Lydia's pretty cow and sweet baby calf. Determined to help out in any way she can, Caroline keeps watch when a thief starts sneaking around the farm. Then she makes an unexpected discovery and learns that some things are not as simple as they seem."--Back cover
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Oct 10, 2012
Meet Caroline : an American girl Cover
Kathleen Ernst
Robert Papp
Lisa Papp
When her father is taken prisoner by the British, Caroline Abbott, a young girl living during the War of 1812, tries to help her family run their shipyard
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Oct 10, 2012
Changes for Felicity : a winter story Cover
Valerie Tripp
Dan Andreasen
The outbreak of the Revolutionary War in 1775 brings drastic changes to Felicity's life in Williamsburg, affecting both her family and her friendship with Elizabeth
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Sep 17, 2011
Felicity discovers a secret Cover
Valerie Tripp
Dan Andreasen
Philip Hood
In 1774 Williamsburg, Virginia, Felicity helps the irritable Mrs. Burnie do laundry and learns a secret that seems to explain her behavior. Includes notes on the history of eyeglasses and instructions for making a pair of lorgnettes, glass lenses attached to elegant handles
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Sep 17, 2011
Felicity learns a lesson : a school story Cover
Valerie Tripp
Dan Andreasen
Shortly before the Revolutionary War, nine-year-old Felicity, who lives in Williamsburg, is torn between supporting the tariff-induced tea boycott and saving her friendship with Elizabeth, a young loyalist from England
J FIC Tri
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Sep 17, 2011
Felicity saves the day Cover
Valerie Tripp
Dan Andreasen
During a visit to her grandfather's plantation in Virginia during the summer of 1775, Felicity's loyalty is torn between her father and Ben, her father's apprentice who needs her help as he runs away to join George Washington's army of Patriots
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Sep 17, 2011
Felicity takes a dare Cover
Valerie Tripp
Dan Andreasen
All winter Felicity has waited to go to the Williamsburg town fair, but her foolhardy actions in trying to feed the race horses spoils the fun and teaches her a lesson
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Sep 17, 2011
Felicity's cookbook : a peek at dining in the past with meals you can cook today Cover
Jodi Evert
Polly Athan
Susan Mahal
Mark Salisbury
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Sep 17, 2011
Felicity's craft book : a look at crafts from the past with projects you can make today Cover
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Sep 17, 2011
Felicity's dancing shoes Cover
Valerie Tripp
Dan Andreasen
In colonial Williamsburg, nine-year-old Felicity's dancing skills improve when she changes from wearing clumsy shoes to dainty slippers but ultimately she learns that "Gracefulness is in the foot, not the shoe." Includes information on the education of girls in colonial America, focusing on dance, and presents square dance instructions
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Sep 17, 2011
Felicity's new sister Cover
Valerie Tripp
Dan Andreasen
Although she is tired of the responsibility of being the oldest sister, Felicity realizes how much her family means to her when a carriage accident puts her pregnant mother in danger. Includes a section on babies in the late 1700s
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Sep 17, 2011
Felicity's surprise : a Christmas story Cover
Valerie Tripp
Dan Andreasen
Christmas in Williamsburg means a dancing party at the Governor's Palace for Felicity, but her mother becomes very ill and cannot finish the special blue gown
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Sep 17, 2011
Felicity's theater kit : a play about Felicity for you and your friends to perform Cover
Valerie Tripp
Valerie Tripp
Shortly before the Revolutionary War, nine-year-old Felicity, who lives in Williamsburg, is torn between supporting the tariff-induced tea boycott and saving her friendship with Elizabeth, a young loyalist from England
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Sep 17, 2011
Felicity: an American girl Cover
Valerie Tripp
Carrie Hitchcock
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Audiobook
Sep 17, 2011
Felicity: an American girl adventure Cover
Nadia Tass
Shailene Woodley
John Schneider
Eulala Scheel
Marcia Gay Harden
Nine-year-old Felicity is a spirited girl growing up in Virginia just before the American Revolution. She knows she's supposed to stay quietly indoors doing girly things, but she yearns for the freedom of the outdoors and for the adventure of riding horses
Children
DVD
Sep 21, 2011
Happy birthday, Felicity! : a springtime story Cover
Valerie Tripp
Dan Andreasen
As her tenth birthday approaches, Felicity is excited by her grandfather's visit, but she is also concerned about the growing tensions between the colonists and the British governor in Williamsburg
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Sep 17, 2011
Lady Margaret's ghost Cover
Elizabeth McDavid Jones
Jean-Paul Tibbles
In 1776, eleven-year-old Felicity runs the household while her mother and siblings are away, but is distracted by her horse's ill health, two strangers in town, and the fear that a box of family heirlooms is haunted. Includes historical information about life in colonial Williamsburg
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Sep 17, 2011
Meet Felicity : an American girl Cover
Valerie Tripp
Dan Andreasen
In Williamsburg in 1774, nine-year-old Felicity rescues a beautiful horse who is being beaten and starved by her cruel owner
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Sep 17, 2011
Peril at King's Creek : a Felicity mystery Cover
Elizabeth McDavid Jones
In 1776, Penny is concerned that the British Army will steal her horse and burn her family's plantation
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Sep 17, 2011
Traitor in Williamsburg Cover
Elizabeth McDavid Jones
During the time of the Revolution, Felicity must figure out who is making false accusations, saying that her father is a traitor and helping the British
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Sep 17, 2011
Very funny, Elizabeth! Cover
Valerie Tripp
Dan Andreasen
Susan McAliley
Elizabeth and her friend Felicity find themselves in big trouble when they play tricks on Annabelle
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Sep 17, 2011
Very funny, Elizabeth! Cover
Valerie Tripp
Dan Andreasen
Susan McAliley
Elizabeth and her friend Felicity find themselves in big trouble when they play tricks on Annabelle
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Sep 21, 2011
Welcome to Felicity's world, 1774 Cover
Catherine Gourley
Jamie Young
Provides an in-depth look at daily life and historical events in the American colonies during the Revolutionary War, including home life, work, medicine, and play
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Sep 17, 2011
A reward for Josefina Cover
Valerie Tripp
Jean-Paul Tibbles
Susan McAliley
When the entire family goes into the hills to collect pi~non nuts, Josefina hopes to find the most in order to make Tia Dolores proud of her
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Sep 17, 2011
Again, Josefina! Cover
Valerie Tripp
Jean-Paul Tibbles
Nine-year-old Josefina wants to give up learning to play the piano until she sees how much joy her music gives to her baby nephew. Discusses the importance of music on the New Mexican frontier and describes how to dance La Vaquerita
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Sep 17, 2011
Asi es Josefina, una niña americana Cover
Valerie Tripp
Nine-year-old Josefina, the youngest of four sisters living in New Mexico in 1824, tries to help run the household after her mother dies
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Sep 17, 2011
Cambios para Josefina : un cuento de invierno Cover
Valerie Tripp
Jean-Paul Tibbles
When Tia Dolores, the beloved aunt who has cared for the Montoya family since the death of their mother, announces that she is planning to leave, Josefina and her sisters try to find a way to change her mind
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Sep 17, 2011
Changes for Josefina : a winter story Cover
Valerie Tripp
Jean-Paul Tibbles
Susan McAliley
When Tia Dolores, the beloved aunt who has cared for the Montoya family since the death of their mother, announces that she is planning to leave, Josefina and her sisters try to find a way to change her mind
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Sep 17, 2011
Feliz cumpleaños, Josefina! : un cuento de primavera Cover
Valerie Tripp
Jean-Paul Tibbles
Josefina hopes to become a "curandera" or healer like Tia Magdalena, and she is tested just before her tenth birthday when a friend receives a potentially fatal snakebite
J FIC Tri Spanish
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Sep 17, 2011
Happy birthday, Josefina! : a springtime story Cover
Valerie Tripp
Jean-Paul Tibbles
Susan McAliley
Josefina hopes to become a "curandera" or healer like Tia Magdalena, and she is tested just before her tenth birthday when a friend receives a potentially fatal snakebite
J FIC Tri
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Sep 17, 2011
Josefina aprende una leccion : un cuento de la escuela Cover
Valerie Tripp
Josefina and her sisters distrust learning to read and write, as well as other changes their Tia Dolores is bringing to the household, because they fear they will lose their memories of their mother
J FIC Tri Spanish
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Sep 17, 2011
Josefina entra en accion : un cuento de verano Cover
Valerie Tripp
Jean-Paul Tibbles
In 1825 when Josefina trusts a trader in Santa Fe with an important deal, she makes a surprising discovery about this young American who leaves town without paying her
J FIC Tri Spanish
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Sep 17, 2011
Josefina learns a lesson : a school story Cover
Valerie Tripp
Jean-Paul Tibbles
Josefina and her sisters distrust learning to read and write, as well as other changes their Tia Dolores is bringing to the household, because they fear they will lose their memories of their mother
J FIC Tri
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Sep 17, 2011
Josefina saves the day : a summer story Cover
Valerie Tripp
Jean-Paul Tibbles
In 1825 when Josefina trusts a trader in Santa Fe with an important deal, she makes a surprising discovery about this young American who leaves town without paying her
J FIC Tri
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Sep 17, 2011
Josefina's cookbook : a peek at dining in the past with meals you can cook today Cover
Tamara England
Susan McAliley
Mark Salisbury
Information about the foods, cooking, kitchens, and dining customs of the people who lived in northern New Mexico in 1824 and whose culture combined Spanish, Mexican, and Native American traditions
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Sep 17, 2011
Josefina's craft book : a look at crafts from the past with projects you can make today Cover
Tamara England
Geri Strigenz Bourget
Mark Salisbury
Jamie Young
Provides information about life on a ranch in nineteenth century New Mexico and instructions for a variety of related craft projects
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Sep 17, 2011
Josefina's song Cover
Valerie Tripp
Jean-Paul Tibbles
Susan McAliley
In the early 1800s, when nine-year-old Josefina accompanies her father into the New Mexican mountains to check on the elderly shepherd who works for him and she proves herself a good traveling companion when her father has an accident
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Sep 17, 2011
Josefina's surprise : a Christmas story Cover
Valerie Tripp
Jean-Paul Tibbles
The second Christmas after their mother has died, Josefina and her three sisters find that participating in the traditions of Las Posadas helps keep memories of Mama alive
J FIC Tri
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Sep 17, 2011
Josefina's theater kit : a play about Josefina for you and your friends to perform Cover
Valerie Tripp
undefined Tripp
While hoping to become a healer like her aunt, Josefina faces a critical test when she must save her friend from a potentially fatal snakebite
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Sep 17, 2011
Josefina: an American girl Cover
Valerie Tripp
Barbara Fox
Meet Josefina Montoya, a nine-year-old girl growing up in New Mexico in 1824. Josefina and her sisters have been struggling ever since Mamá died a year ago. When Mamá's sister, Tía Dolores, comes to live on their rancho, the girls are overjoyed. But Tía Dolores has lots of new ideas! She starts a family weaving business. And she teaches the girls to read, something Mamá never learned to do. Josefina worries that all of Tía Dolores's changes will make them forget Mamá. Meantime, traders from Missouri are arriving on the Santa Fe Trail, bringing new ideas of their own
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Audiobook
Sep 17, 2011
Just Josefina Cover
Valerie Tripp
Jean-Paul Tibbles
Philip Hood
Susan McAliley
In 1824 New Mexico, nine-year-old Josefina is happy when her grandparents and aunt come to visit, but she thinks she must choose between meeting her grandmother's expectations and being true to herself. Includes historical notes on women's rights in New Mexico in 1824 as well as a recipe for apple empanaditas
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Sep 17, 2011
Meet Josefina, an American girl Cover
Valerie Tripp
Jean-Paul Tibbles
Nine-year-old Josefina, the youngest of four sisters living in New Mexico in 1824, tries to help run the household after her mother dies
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Sep 17, 2011
Secrets in the hills : a Josefina mystery Cover
Kathleen Ernst
A stranger leads Josefina to believe that the old stories about buried treasure in New Mexico might be true
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Sep 17, 2011
Thanks to Josefina Cover
Valerie Tripp
Jean-Paul Tibbles
In 1824 New Mexico, Josefina and her sisters argue as they weave, until Josefina thinks of a way to make their work more fun. Includes historical notes on blanket weaving in New Mexico in 1824 and instructions for dyeing a t-shirt
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Sep 17, 2011
Una sorpresa para Josefina : un cuento de Navidad Cover
Valerie Tripp
The second Christmas after their mother has died, Josefina and her three sisters find that participating in the traditions of Las Posadas helps keep memories of Mama alive
J FIC Tri Spanish
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Sep 17, 2011
Welcome to Josefina's world, 1824 : growing up on America's Southwest frontier Cover
Yvette La Pierre
Describes the daily life and activities of Mexican Americans in New Mexico during the early 1800s including information about their homes, community, and links to Spain and Mexico
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Sep 17, 2011
Changes for Kaya : a story of courage Cover
Janet Beeler Shaw
Bill Farnsworth
Susan McAliley
While looking for Steps High, the horse that had been stolen from her, Kaya faces danger from a sudden mountain fire. Includes historical notes on the Nez Perce Indians
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Sep 17, 2011
Kaya and Lone Dog : a friendship story Cover
Janet Beeler Shaw
Bill Farnsworth
Susan McAliley
Still grieving over the death of her hero, and missing her stolen horse and kidnapped younger sister, Kaya tries to earn the trust of a lone and starving dog who is about to have puppies. Includes historical notes on Nez Perce children
J FIC Sha
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Sep 17, 2011
Kaya and the river girl Cover
Janet Beeler Shaw
Bill Farnsworth
Kaya becomes jealous of a girl from another tribe until they are forced to work together in a dangerous situation. Includes historical notes on Indian trading along the Columbia River in 1764, as well as instructions for creating a petroglyph
J FIC Sha
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Sep 17, 2011
Kaya shows the way : a sister story Cover
Janet Beeler Shaw
Bill Farnsworth
Susan McAliley
When Kaya and her family join with other Nez Perce and Salish Indians to fish for the red salmon, she and her older sister hope to be reunited with their younger sister, who had been kidnapped some time before. Includes historical notes on the summer activities of the Nez Perce Indians
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Sep 17, 2011
Kaya's escape : a survival story Cover
Janet Beeler Shaw
Bill Farnsworth
Susan McAliley
In the fall of 1764, after Kaya and her sister are kidnapped from their Nez Perce village by enemy horse raiders, she tries to find a way to escape back home. Includes historical notes on education and learning among the Nez Perce Indians
J FIC Sha
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Sep 17, 2011
Kaya's hero : a story of giving Cover
Janet Beeler Shaw
Bill Farnsworth
Susan McAliley
In 1764, Kaya greatly admires a courageous and kind young woman in her Nez Perce village and wants to be worthy of her respect. Includes historical notes on the winter activities of the Nez Perce Indians, including ceremonies and crafts
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Sep 17, 2011
Kaya: an American girl Cover
Janet Beeler Shaw
Christina Moore
Tells the story of Kaya, a Nez Percé Indian living in the 1700s
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Audiobook
Sep 17, 2011
Meet Kaya : an American girl Cover
Janet Beeler Shaw
Bill Farnsworth
Susan McAliley
In 1764, when Kaya and her family reunite with other Nez Perce Indians to fish for the red salmon, she learns that bragging, even about her swift horse, can lead to trouble. Includes historical notes on the Nez Perce Indians
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Sep 17, 2011
The silent stranger : a Kaya mystery Cover
Janet Beeler Shaw
Jean-Paul Tibbles
In 1765, the arrival of an injured stranger from another tribe, traveling alone and apparently unable to speak, arouses suspicion in Kaya's Nez Percé village. Includes glossary and historical notes on the Nez Percé Indians
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Sep 17, 2011
Welcome to Kaya's world, 1764 : growing up in a Native American homeland Cover
Dottie Raymer
Photographs, illustrations, and anecdotes, both factual and fictional, describe a Nez Perce girl's experiences growing up in the mid-eighteenth century
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Sep 17, 2011
Addy learns a lesson : a school story Cover
Connie Rose Porter
Renee ill Graef
Jane Varda
Melodye Rosales
After escaping from a plantation in North Carolina, Addy and her mother arrive in Philadelphia, where Addy goes to school and learns a lesson in true friendship
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Sep 17, 2011
Addy saves the day : a summer story Cover
Connie Rose Porter
Bradford Brown
Addy and Harriet feud over everything, including fund-raising plans to help the families of freed slaves, but tragedy finally forces them to stop fighting and work together
J FIC Por
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Sep 21, 2011
Addy studies freedom Cover
Connie Rose Porter
Dahl Taylor
Renee ill Graef
Philip Hood
Jane Varda
Addy's jubilation over her family's new freedoms is cut short by the news that President Lincoln has been shot and killed
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Sep 21, 2011
Addy's cookbook : a peek at dining in the past with meals you can cook today Cover
Rebecca Sample Bernstein
Jodi Evert
Susan Mahal
Mark Salisbury
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Sep 21, 2011
Addy's craft book : a look at crafts from the past with projects you can make today Cover
Tamara England
Jodi Evert
Geri Strigenz Bourget
Mark Salisbury
Rebecca Sample Bernstein
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Sep 21, 2011
Addy's little brother Cover
Connie Rose Porter
Gabriela Dellosso
Dahl Taylor
After her brother joins the family in Philadelphia at the end of the Civil War, Addy wants to be with him as much as possible, so she is jealous when he starts spending time with her friend's cousin. Includes information about the life of African Americans in Philadelphia in the 1860s and a recipe for letter cookies
J FIC Por
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Sep 21, 2011
Addy's summer place Cover
Connie Rose Porter
Dahl Taylor
In 1866, eleven-year-old Addy and her family gather in Cape Island, later known as Cape May, New Jersey, where she encounters an impoverished white girl who treats her badly
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Sep 21, 2011
Addy's surprise : A Christmas story Cover
Connie Rose Porter
Melodye Rosales
Addy and her mother forgo their Christmas plans to help the newly freed slaves arriving in Philadelphia during the Civil War
J FIC Por
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Sep 21, 2011
Addy's theater kit : a play about Addy for you and your friends to perform Cover
Valerie Tripp
Connie Rose Porter
After escaping from a plantation in North Carolina, Addy and her mother arrive in Philadelphia, where Addy goes to school and learns a lesson in true friendship
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Sep 21, 2011
Addy's wedding quilt Cover
Connie Rose Porter
Dahl Taylor
Susan McAliley
Though her parents "jumped the broom" to get married when they were slaves, now that they are living free in Philadelphia after the Civil War they plan to have a church wedding and Addy works to complete a special quilt to give them as a wedding gift
J FIC Por
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Sep 21, 2011
Changes for Addy : a winter story Cover
Connie Rose Porter
Renee ill Graef
Geri Strigenz Bourget
Bradford Brown
After the Civil War ends, Addy desperately hopes that her family will be reunited in freedom in Philadelphia, but the future may hold both happiness and heartache
J FIC Por
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Sep 21, 2011
Happy birthday, Addy! : a springtime story Cover
Connie Rose Porter
Luann Roberts Smith
Bradford Brown
Trying to shape a new life of freedom in Philadelphia after having been a slave, Addy finds inspiration from a new friend
J FIC Por
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Sep 21, 2011
High hopes for Addy Cover
Connie Rose Porter
John Thompson
Dahl Taylor
Addy's new life in Philadelphia in the late 1860s continues to hold surprises, as she competes in a kite festival and her teacher recommends her for the Institute for Colored Youth. Includes informational pages about the Institute for Colored Youth and how to make a kite
J FIC Por
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Sep 21, 2011
Meet Addy : an American girl Cover
Connie Rose Porter
Melodye Rosales
Nine-year-old Addy Walker escapes from a cruel life of slavery to freedom during the Civil War
J FIC Por
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Sep 21, 2011
Shadows on Society Hill : an Addy mystery Cover
Evelyn Coleman
When her family moves to Philadelphia's Society Hill neighborhood in 1866, Addy discovers that her new home holds dangerous secrets--including one connected to the North Carolina plantation she had escaped from only two years earlier. Includes a brief overview of the experiences of African Americans during Reconstruction, the period immediately following the Civil War
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Sep 21, 2011
Shadows on Society Hill : an Addy mystery Cover
Evelyn Coleman
When her family moves to Philadelphia's Society Hill neighborhood in 1866, Addy discovers that her new home holds dangerous secrets--including one connected to the North Carolina plantation she had escaped from only two years earlier. Includes a brief overview of the experiences of African Americans during Reconstruction, the period immediately following the Civil War
J FIC Col
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Sep 21, 2011
Welcome to Addy's world, 1864 : growing up during America's Civil War Cover
Susan Sinnott
Laszlo Kubinyi
Describes the conditions of African Americans in the North and the South during and immediately after the Civil War
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Sep 21, 2011
Changes for Kirsten : a winter story Cover
Janet Beeler Shaw
Renee ill Graef
A tough Minnesota winter brings many changes to Kirsten's frontier life, including the new responsibility of helping her brother Lars set his traps and a move into a new house for her family
J FIC Sha
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Sep 21, 2011
Happy birthday, Kirsten! : a springtime story Cover
Janet Beeler Shaw
Renee ill Graef
On a Minnesota farm in the mid 1800's, the hard working members of the Larson family find time to celebrate Kirsten's tenth birthday
J FIC Sha
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Sep 21, 2011
Kirsten and the Chippewa Cover
Janet Beeler Shaw
Renee ill Graef
Philip Hood
In 1854, ten-year-old Kirsten, living with her family in Minnesota, meets a raiding party of Ojibway Indians and finds unexpected help when her dog is in danger
J FIC Sha
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Sep 21, 2011
Kirsten and the new girl Cover
Janet Beeler Shaw
Renee ill Graef
When a new girl arrives at school, Kirsten is jealous, completely forgetting how scared and lonely she felt the year before when she was the new girl in school. Gives instructions for making a friendship pillow like those made in the 1850s
J FIC Sha
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Sep 21, 2011
Kirsten learns a lesson : a school story Cover
Janet Beeler Shaw
Renee ill Graef
After immigrating from Sweden to join relatives in an American prairie community, Kirsten endures the ordeal of a strange school through a secret friendship with an Indian girl
J FIC Sha
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Sep 21, 2011
Kirsten on the trail Cover
Janet Beeler Shaw
Renee ill Graef
Nine-year-old Kirsten keeps her friendship with a Sioux Indian girl a secret until Kirsten's little brother becomes lost in the woods. Includes a section on Sioux Indians and a project related to the story
J FIC Sha
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Sep 21, 2011
Kirsten saves the day : a summer story Cover
Janet Beeler Shaw
Renee ill Graef
Ten-year-old Kirsten is proud and excited when she finds a bee tree full of honey, one of the natural treasures of her Minnesota frontier world, but she exposes herself to great danger by trying to harvest the honey by herself
J FIC Sha
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Sep 21, 2011
Kirsten snowbound! Cover
Janet Beeler Shaw
Renee ill Graef
Susan McAliley
In 1854, Kirsten and her cousins look after the farm while the adults go to town for supplies and everything is fine--until a blizzard surprises them
J FIC Sha
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Sep 21, 2011
Kirsten's cookbook : a peek at dining in the past with meals you can cook today Cover
Jodi Evert
Terri Braun
Susan Mahal
Mark Salisbury
J 641.59 Kir
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Sep 21, 2011
Kirsten's craft book : a peek at crafts from the past with projects you can make today Cover
Jodi Evert
Geri Strigenz Bourget
Mark Salisbury
J 745.5 Kir
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Sep 21, 2011
Kirsten's promise Cover
Janet Beeler Shaw
Renee ill Graef
Kim Lewis
Ten-year-old Kirsten regrets the promise she has made to a ragged boy she discovers alone near a wrecked covered wagon not far from her Minnesota home
J FIC Sha
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Sep 21, 2011
Kirsten's surprise : a Christmas story Cover
Janet Beeler Shaw
Renee ill Graef
Kirsten and her family celebrate their first Christmas in their new home on Uncle Olav's farm in mid-nineteenth-century Minnesota
J FIC
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Sep 21, 2011
Kirsten's theater kit : a play about Kirsten for you and your friends to perform Cover
Valerie Tripp
undefined Shaw
Valerie Tripp
J 792.0226 Tri
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Sep 21, 2011
Kirsten: an American girl Cover
Janet Beeler Shaw
Rachel Botchan
"Taking place in 1854, Kirsten's stories follow the young Swedish immigrant and her family as they attempt to start a new life on a farm in frontier Minnesota. This collection includes: Meet Kirsten, Kirsten Learns a Lesson, Kirsten's Surprise, Happy Birthday, Kirsten!, Kirsten Saves the Day, and Changes for Kirsten."--Container
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Sep 21, 2011
Meet Kirsten, an American girl Cover
Janet Beeler Shaw
Renee ill Graef
J FIC Sha
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Sep 21, 2011
The runaway friend Cover
Kathleen Ernst
When Kirsten's new friend Erik disappears, she has to figure out whether he ran away to get out of some promises he made, or whether something else has happened
J FIC Ern
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Sep 21, 2011
Welcome to Kirsten's world, 1854 : growing up in pioneer America Cover
Susan Sinnott
Presents a look at daily life in pioneer America during the 1850s by following a family that emigrates from Sweden to Minnesota
J 978.02 Sin
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Sep 21, 2011
Changes for Samantha : a winter story Cover
Valerie Tripp
Luann Roberts
When she discovers that Nellie and her sisters have been sent to an orphanage, Samantha, now living with her aunt and uncle in New York City, tries to help her friends as much as she can
J FIC Tri
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Sep 21, 2011
Clue in the castle tower Cover
Sarah Masters Buckey
Sergio Giovine
While visiting an old castle in England, Samantha and Nellie solve mysteries involving a ghost and some missing rare books
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Sep 21, 2011
Happy birthday, Samantha! : a springtime story Cover
Valerie Tripp
R. (Robert) Grace
Nancy Niles
A ten-year-old girl discovers the modern delights of turn-of-the-century New York City when she travels there with her grandmother to visit relatives
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Sep 21, 2011
Meet Samantha, an American girl Cover
Susan S. Adler
Nancy Niles
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Sep 21, 2011
Samantha Cover
Cecelia Riddett
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Valerie Tripp
Valerie Tripp
Susan S. Adler
Samantha Parkington is an orphan being raised by her wealthy grandmother at the start of a brand-new century, a time when new ideas and inventions are changing everyone's lives. Samantha's own world is filled with elegance and privilege, but she sees that not everyone's life is changing for the better--especially her friend Nellie, a servant girl who lives next door. Some people consider "mixing with servants" bold and improper. But for Samantha, a person's worth isn't measured by wealth. True friendship is what matters most
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Sep 21, 2011
Samantha and the missing pearls Cover
Valerie Tripp
Dan Andreasen
Susan McAliley
When her friend Nellie is suspected of stealing Mrs. Van Sicklen's black pearls at Christmastime, Samantha helps her discover where they really went
J FIC Tri
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Sep 21, 2011
Samantha learns a lesson : a school story Cover
Susan S. Adler
Nancy Niles
R. (Robert) Grace
Samantha is determined to help nine-year-old Nellie, attending school for the first time, with her school work and learns a great deal herself about what it is like to be a poor child and work in a factory
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Sep 21, 2011
Samantha saves the day : a summer story Cover
Valerie Tripp
R. (Robert) Grace
Nancy Niles
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Sep 21, 2011
Samantha saves the wedding Cover
Valerie Tripp
Dan Andreasen
When Cornelia's veil is ruined on the day of her wedding ceremony in 1904, nine-year-old Samantha comes to the rescue. Includes information on wedding customs in the early 1900s and instructions for making a bridesmaid bouquet
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Sep 21, 2011
Samantha's blue bicycle Cover
Valerie Tripp
Dan Andreasen
Philip Hood
In 1904, when ten-year-old Samantha has trouble riding her new bicycle, her grandmother offers a surprising solution. Includes notes on the history of bicycles and bicycling
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Sep 21, 2011
Samantha's cookbook : a peek at dining in the past with meals you can cook today Cover
Jodi Evert
Polly Athan
Susan Mahal
Mark Salisbury
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Sep 21, 2011
Samantha's craft book : a peek at crafts from the past with projects you can make today Cover
Rebecca Sample Bernstein
Geri Strigenz Bourget
Mark Salisbury
Jodi Evert
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Sep 21, 2011
Samantha's friendship fun Cover
Tamara England
Michelle Jones
Peg Ross
Crafts, recipes, and games are designed to give a sense of the early 1900s, or the period setting for books in the American Girls collection which feature the character named Samantha
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Sep 21, 2011
Samantha's surprise : a Christmas story Cover
Maxine Schur
Nancy Niles
R. (Robert) Grace
The two weeks before Christmas are filled with activity as Samantha finishes her homemade presents and makes preparations for visiting relatives
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Sep 21, 2011
Samantha's theater kit : a play about Samantha for you and your friends to perform Cover
Valerie Tripp
undefined Adler
Valerie Tripp
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Sep 21, 2011
Samantha's winter party Cover
Valerie Tripp
Dan Andreasen
When her friend Nellie, the servant girl from next door, does not show up for ice skating as usual, Samantha is afraid that Nellie will not come to her party because she cannot afford to bring presents. Includes a section on ice skating in the early 1900s
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Sep 21, 2011
Samantha: an American Girl holiday Cover
Mia Farrow
AnnaSophia Robb
Olivia Ballantyne
Jordan Bridges
Karen Eyo
Kindhearted Samantha Parkington's, 1904 New York City, world changes when Nellie O'Malley walks into her life. Nellie, her father, and two little sisters move in next door to be servants for the Ryland family. Though they come from completely different backgrounds, Samantha and Nellie become fast friends. The girls turn to each other in happiness and sorrow, adventure and danger, and grow to be as close as two sister could ever be. But life is full of surprises and nothing prepares them for the life-altering one that lies just ahead
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Sep 21, 2011
The cry of the loon Cover
Barbara A Steiner
Jean-Paul Tibbles
In June 1907, twelve-year-old Samantha looks forward to a happy summer with Nellie and her younger sisters at Grandmary's country home in the Adirondacks but a series of mysterious accidents on the property lead Samantha to suspect that someone is deliberately causing trouble
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Sep 21, 2011
The curse of Ravenscourt Cover
Sarah Masters Buckey
Jean-Paul Tibbles
When her family temporarily moves into a luxury apartment building in 1904 Manhattan, eleven-year-old Samantha tries to discover whether a series of mishaps is related to a curse on the building's owner
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Sep 21, 2011
The stolen sapphire Cover
Sarah Masters Buckey
Samantha investigates when a valuable jewel is stolen during an ocean liner's transatlantic crossing to Europe
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Sep 21, 2011
Welcome to Samantha's world, 1904 : growing up in America's new century Cover
Catherine Gourley
An in-depth look at life for girls and women in America in 1904, discussing city and town life, social reform, new inventions, amusements, and more
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Sep 21, 2011
A spy on the home front : a Molly mystery Cover
Alison Hart
Jean-Paul Tibbles
During a visit to her grandparents' Illinois farm in 1944, ten-year-old Molly tries to prove the innocence of a German-American neighbor whom the FBI suspects of smuggling anti-American propaganda. Includes historical notes about life on the home front in World War II
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Sep 21, 2011
Brave Emily : 1944 Cover
Valerie Tripp
Nick Backes
Renee Graef
Susan McAliley
Keith Skeen
Molly befriends a war refugee named Emily Bennett, who struggles to overcome shyness
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Sep 21, 2011
Changes for Molly : a winter story Cover
Valerie Tripp
Nick Backes
Molly's excitement at performing in a big show is exceeded only by the announcement that her father is returning home from the war
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Sep 21, 2011
Happy birthday, Molly! : a springtime story Cover
Valerie Tripp
David Gaadt
When an English girl comes to stay at Molly's during World War II, she and Molly learn to bridge their differences and ultimately enjoy a wonderful, mutual birthday party
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Sep 21, 2011
Meet Molly : an American girl Cover
Valerie Tripp
C. F. Payne
While her father is away fighting in World War II, Molly finds her life full of change as she eats terrible vegetables from the victory garden and plans revenge on her brother for ruining her Halloween
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Sep 21, 2011
Molly :: an American girl Cover
Valerie Tripp
Katherine Kellgren
Meet Molly McIntire, a lively nine-year old growing up during World War II. Although the fighting is happening far away, the war changes Molly's life on the home front too. Every morning Mom goes off to work at the Red Cross headquarters, and she doesn't get home until late. Molly's older brother Ricky is even more of a pest than usual. Worst of all, Molly misses her dad, an Army doctor who's thousands of miles away helping wounded soldiers. With the world at war and her family turned upside down, Molly must count on her own true-blue resourcefulness, zest, and zeal to rally hope on the home front
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Sep 21, 2011
Molly and the movie star Cover
Valerie Tripp
Nick Backes
Molly is eager to meet a famous movie star at a War Bond rally, until she cannot find the money that her class had collected to buy a bond. Includes information on movies during World War II and a recipe for popcorn
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Sep 21, 2011
Molly learns a lesson : a school story Cover
Valerie Tripp
C. F. Payne
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Sep 21, 2011
Molly marches on Cover
Valerie Tripp
Nick Backes
Susan McAliley
Molly is sure that she will find the surprise at the end of the overnight nature hike at Camp Gowonagin. but then she finds her own secret surprise
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Sep 21, 2011
Molly saves the day : a summer story Cover
Valerie Tripp
Nick Backes
Molly conquers her fear of swimming underwater when she and the other campers at Camp Gowonagin divide into two teams to play Color War
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Sep 21, 2011
Molly takes flight Cover
Valerie Tripp
Nick Backes
Molly feels that everything in her life has changed when her father goes off to England to help wounded soldiers and her beloved aunt joins the Women's Airforce Service Pilots. Includes a section on women pilots in the armed services, and a project related to the story
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Sep 21, 2011
Molly's A+ partner Cover
Valerie Tripp
Nick Backes
Philip Hood
Ten-year-old Molly and her friend Susan have different ideas about how to present their school report on George Washington. Includes historical notes on George Washington and a recipe for cherry-nut cupcakes
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Sep 21, 2011
Molly's cookbook : a peek at dining in the past with meals you can cook today Cover
Polly Athan
Jodi Evert
Susan Mahal
Mark Salisbury
J 641.59 Mol
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Sep 21, 2011
Molly's craft book : a peek at crafts from the past with projects you can make today Cover
Rebecca Sample Bernstein
Geri Strigenz Bourget
Mark Salisbury
Jodi Evert
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Sep 21, 2011
Molly's puppy tale Cover
Valerie Tripp
Nick Backes
In 1945, ten-year-old Molly does not want to share her puppy Bennett with her brother but finds she might need to change her mind
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Sep 21, 2011
Molly's surprise : a Christmas story Cover
Valerie Tripp
C. F. Payne
Even though he is away serving in an English hospital during World War II, Molly's father finds a way to make the family Christmas very special
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Sep 21, 2011
Molly's theater kit : a play about Molly for you and your friends to perform Cover
Valerie Tripp
Valerie Tripp
Valerie Tripp
J 792.0226 Tri
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Sep 21, 2011
Molly: an American girl on the home front Cover
Terry Gould
Anna Sándor
Joyce Chopra
Maya Ritter
David Aaron Baker
World War II turns Molly's family upside down. While her father is away, war breaks out on the McIntires' home front
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Sep 21, 2011
The light in the cellar : a Molly mystery Cover
Sarah Masters Buckey
Jean-Paul Tibbles
While volunteering as a magazine delivery girl in a convalescent hospital during the Second World War, Molly uncovers a mystery involving the theft of rationed food supplies for sale on the black market
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Sep 21, 2011
Welcome to Molly's world, 1944 : growing up in World War Two America Cover
Catherine Gourley
Describes what it was like for a young girl growing up in the United States during the time of World War II. Includes letters and diaries of girls and women, soldiers and civilians
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Sep 21, 2011
Bundle of trouble Cover
Kathryn Reiss
Sergio Giovine
After Rebecca meets a new family in her New York City apartment building and helps watch their fussy baby while they are moving in, she becomes convinced that they have been victimized by the kidnappers that have been operating in their neighborhood
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Sep 21, 2011
Candlelight for Rebecca : 1914 Cover
Jacqueline Dembar Greene
Robert Hunt
Susan McAliley
While Rebecca Rubin helps her building's ailing superintendent take care of his homing pigeons, she puzzles over what to do with the Christmas centerpiece her teacher insisted she make but which has no place in her Jewish home
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Sep 21, 2011
Changes for Rebecca : 1914 Cover
Jacqueline Dembar Greene
Robert Hunt
Susan McAliley
Ten-year-old Rebecca Rubin is injured during a strike at the sweatshop where her uncle and cousin work when she tries to give a speech, while keeping a big secret from her family
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Sep 21, 2011
Meet Rebecca : an American girl 1914 Cover
Jacqueline Dembar Greene
Robert Hunt
Susan McAliley
In 1914 New York City, nine-year-old Rebecca is determined to show her family that she is old enough to light the Shabbos candles and go to the movies
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Sep 21, 2011
Rebecca and Ana : 1914 Cover
Jacqueline Dembar Greene
Robert Hunt
Susan McAliley
Nine-year-old Rebecca Rubin eagerly helps her cousin Ana, newly arrived from Russia, to adjust to life in New York City, but when their teacher says the two must sing together at a school assembly, Rebecca worries that her big moment will be ruined
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Sep 21, 2011
Rebecca and the movies : 1914 Cover
Jacqueline Dembar Greene
Robert Hunt
Susan McAliley
Rebecca Rubin worries that her tenth birthday will be ruined because it falls during Passover, but her mother's cousin Max, an actor, takes her with him to a movie studio, where she makes friends with an actress and a set carpenter
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Sep 21, 2011
Rebecca to the rescue : 1914 Cover
Jacqueline Dembar Greene
Robert Hunt
Susan McAliley
While celebrating her brother's Bar Mitzvah on Coney Island, nine-year-old Rebecca Rubin disobeys by going off on her own, leaving her cousin Ana, a recent immigrant, alone
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Sep 21, 2011
Secrets at Camp Nokomis : a Rebecca mystery Cover
Jacqueline Dembar Greene
Jean-Paul Tibbles
When Rebecca attends summer camp in the country because of the spreading polio epidemic in New York City, she is troubled by a bully in her tent and another fellow camper who is strangely secretive
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Sep 22, 2011
A thief in the theater Cover
Sarah Masters Buckey
Jean-Paul Tibbles
In 1935, while preparing to write a newspaper story about a theater production of Macbeth in her hometown of Cincinnati, twelve-year-old Kit discovers that a thief is stealing from the box office
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Sep 21, 2011
Addy's theater kit : a play about Addy for you and your friends to perform Cover
Valerie Tripp
Connie Rose Porter
After escaping from a plantation in North Carolina, Addy and her mother arrive in Philadelphia, where Addy goes to school and learns a lesson in true friendship
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Sep 21, 2011
Changes for Kit! : a winter story, 1934 Cover
Valerie Tripp
Walter Rane
Susan McAliley
In 1934, during the Depression, Kit's cantankerous uncle comes to live in the Cincinnati boardinghouse run by her parents, enlisting her aid in transcribing his complaining letters to the editor of the local newspaper and inspiring her to write a different kind of letter of her own
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Sep 21, 2011
Danger at the zoo : a Kit mystery Cover
Kathleen Ernst
While working as a reporter during her summer vacation in 1935, Kit uncovers a mystery at the Cincinnati Zoo involving suspected break-ins at the monkey house
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Sep 21, 2011
Happy birthday, Kit! : a springtime story, 1934 Cover
Valerie Tripp
Walter Rane
Susan McAliley
On a visit to Cincinnati from rural Kentucky during the Great Depression, Aunt Millie impresses Kit with her money-saving cleverness. Includes information on life in America during the Great Depression
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Sep 21, 2011
Kit Kittredge: an American girl Cover
Patricia Rozema
Abigail Breslin
Chris O'Donnell
Joan Cusack
Stanley Tucci
A young girl enlists the help of her friends to solve a robbery in her home that threatens to put her family's house into foreclosure, after her father leaves town to look for work and her mother takes in borders to make ends meet
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Sep 21, 2011
Kit Kittredge: an American girl : original motion picture soundtrack Cover
Children Kit
Music CD
Sep 21, 2011
Kit learns a lesson : a school story Cover
Valerie Tripp
Walter Rane
In 1934 Kit finds that she has hard lessons to learn about the Depression both at home, where she is helping her mother run a boarding house while her father looks for a new job, and at school, where a fight spoils the preparations for the Thanksgiving pageant
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Sep 21, 2011
Kit saves the day! : a summer story, 1934 Cover
Valerie Tripp
Walter Rane
Susan McAliley
Tired of doing chores and longing for adventure during the Great Depression, Kit meets a hobo and decides to hop a freight train
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Sep 21, 2011
Kit's friendship fun Cover
Jennifer Hirsch
Michelle Jones
Crafts, recipes, and games are designed to give a sense of the 1930s, or the period setting for books in the American Girls collection which feature the character named Kit
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Sep 21, 2011
Kit's home run Cover
Valerie Tripp
Walter Rane
Philip Hood
Susan McAliley
In 1933 Cincinnati, Kit is an enthusiastic baseball player whose home run slide has surprising consequences. Includes historical notes on major league baseball and the Cincinnati Reds in the 1930s and provides ideas for decorating a baseball cap
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Sep 21, 2011
Kit's surprise : a Christmas story Cover
Valerie Tripp
Walter Rane
In 1932, Kit faces a very different Christmas because of her family's financial problems and allows her pride to estrange her from her best friend
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Sep 21, 2011
Kit's tree house Cover
Valerie Tripp
Walter Rane
Ten-year-old Kit dreams of having a special tree house someday, but she is disappointed with the one her father and her friend build for her. Includes note on housing during the Depression and a related craft activity
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Sep 21, 2011
Kit: an American girl : 1934 Cover
Valerie Tripp
Thérèse Plummer
It is 1934, and the Great Depression has found the Kittredges. First, Kit's father loses his job, then the family is forced to take in boarders to make ends meet
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Sep 21, 2011
Meet Kit, an American girl Cover
Valerie Tripp
Walter Rane
When her father's business closes because of the Great Depression forcing Kit to make changes in her life, the nine-year-old responds with resourcefulness
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Sep 21, 2011
Midnight in Lonesome Hollow : a Kit mystery Cover
Kathleen Ernst
Jean-Paul Tibbles
While staying with her Aunt Millie in the Appalachian Mountains of Kentucky in the summer of 1934, Kit tries to discover who is sabotaging a visiting folklore researcher
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Sep 21, 2011
Really truly Ruthie : 1932 Cover
Valerie Tripp
Walter Rane
Susan McAliley
"Ruthie Smithens, a girl who loves fairy tales and happy endings, doesn't mind being 'goffy Ruthie' if it makes her best friend, Kit Kttredge, smile and forget about the hardships of the Depression. But when Ruthie finds out that the Kittredges are going to be evicted from their house, she makes up her mind to help..."--Cover back
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Sep 21, 2011
Welcome to Kit's world, 1934 : growing up during America's Great Depression Cover
Harriet Brown
Walter Rane
Jamie Young
Through photographs, illustrations, and both factual and fictionalized anecdotes, shows what life was like in the United States during the Depression
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Sep 21, 2011
Changes for Julie Cover
Megan McDonald
Robert Hunt
Nika Korniyenko
Susan McAliley
Julie is in school detention for passing a note to Joy, a deaf student who has trouble understanding what their teacher is saying. Indignant, Julie decides to run for student body president so she can make changes to the detention system. But the other students are put off by Joy, her choice for vice president, and Julie worries that she'll have little chance of winning if she partners with someone who seems so different. With persistence and creative campaigning, Julie wins the students over--and wins the election without compromising her principles. The "Looking Back" section discusses the 1976 presidential election.--From publisher's description
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Sep 21, 2011
Good luck, Ivy Cover
Lisa Yee
Robert Hunt
Susan McAliley
In 1976, Ivy must choose between participating in a gymnastics tournament and attending a family reunion
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Sep 21, 2011
Happy New Year, Julie Cover
Megan McDonald
Robert Hunt
Susan McAliley
The first Christmas since Julie's parents' divorce is difficult for the whole family, but Julie finds comfort sharing the Chinese New Year traditions of her best friend, Ivy Ling, and thinking about new beginnings
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Sep 21, 2011
Julie and the eagles Cover
Megan McDonald
Robert Hunt
Susan McAliley
Julie and her best friend, Ivy, find a baby owl in Golden Gate Park--and it needs help. At a wildlife rescue center, Julie meets Shasta and Sierra, two bald eagles that will be caged for life, unless money is raised to release them back into the wild. For Earth Day, Julie thinks of a unique way to tell the public of the eagles' plight. The "Looking Back" section explores the beginning of the environmental movement.--From publisher's description
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Sep 21, 2011
Julie tells her story Cover
Megan McDonald
Robert Hunt
Susan McAliley
In 1974 at her new San Francisco school, nine-year-old Julie does not want to tell her class about her parents' divorce, or to tell her sister about messing up her school assignment, but when she breaks her finger playing basketball and her whole family rallies around her, she realizes the importance of telling the truth
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Sep 21, 2011
Julie's journey/ by Megan McDonald ; illustrations Cover
Megan McDonald
Robert Hunt
Susan McAliley
It's 1976 and the entire country is celebrating America's 200th birthday. Julie joins her cousins on a pioneer-style wagon train in honor of the Bicentennial. The journey is filled with adventures, challenges, and self-discovery as Julie faces her fears to make an important contribution to her country's birthday. The "Looking Back" section provides additional information about Bicentennial celebrations in the United States.--From publisher's description
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Sep 21, 2011
Julie: an American girl Cover
Megan McDonald
Ali Ahn
After her parents divorce, fun-loving San Francisco girl Julie moves away from her best friend Ivy to start over again in a new house and school. But before long, she learns to create a few changes of her own--from saving endangered eagles to celebrating the U.S. Bicentennial
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Sep 21, 2011
Meet Julie : an American girl Cover
Megan McDonald
Robert Hunt
Susan McAliley
George Sebok
In 1974, after Julie's parents divorce, she moves to a new San Francisco neighborhood where the school does not have a girls' basketball team, so she fights for the right to play on the boys' team
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Sep 21, 2011
The puzzle of the paper daughter Cover
Kathryn Reiss
In 1970s San Francisco, Julie and her best friend Ivy learn about Chinese immigration in the early twentieth century when they investigate a mysterious doll theft
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Sep 21, 2011
The silver guitar Cover
Kathryn Reiss
Sergio Giovine
While trying to find a way for her elementary school to help fund the seabird rescue following an oil spill in the San Francisco Bay, Julie investigates the theft of rare guitar. Includes a "Looking Back" essay about benefit concerts in the 1970s
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Sep 21, 2011
The tangled web Cover
Kathryn Reiss
Jean-Paul Tibbles
In 1977 San Francisco, Julie wants to be just like her new friend Carla, until she discovers that Carla is either in big danger or telling big lies
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Sep 21, 2011
Cécile's gift Cover
Denise Lewis Patrick
Christine Kornacki
Cindy Rosenheim
Now that the yellow fever epidemic is over, the people of New Orleans raise money to care for the orphans, and Cécile seeks to discover something special she can to do help
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Sep 17, 2011
Marie-Grace and the orphans Cover
Sarah Masters Buckey
Christine Kornacki
Cindy Rosenheim
When Marie-Grace discovers a baby outside her father's office and a slave catcher claims the boy, she helps place him at a white orphanage where she becomes a volunteer, as her friendship with Cécile grows and she hears rumors of yellow fever
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Sep 17, 2011
Marie-Grace makes a difference Cover
Sarah Masters Buckey
Christine Kornacki
Cindy Rosenheim
As the yellow fever epidemic continues to ravage New Orleans and the orphanages become more crowded, Marie-Grace and Cécile help with the orphans, until Marie-Grace learns that her Uncle Luc's fiancée, Mademoiselle Océane, has fallen ill
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Sep 17, 2011
Meet Cécile Cover
Denise Lewis Patrick
Christine Kornacki
Cindy Rosenheim
Cécile Rey, whose prosperous family are free people of color, makes friends with Marie-Grace Gardner, a doctor's daughter who has just returned to her native New Orleans in 1853, and persuades her to change places at their separate Mardi Gras balls
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Sep 17, 2011
Meet Marie-Grace Cover
Sarah Masters Buckey
Christine Kornacki
Cindy Rosenheim
Marie-Grace Gardner, a doctor's daughter who has just returned to her native New Orleans in 1853, makes friends with Cécile Rey, whose prosperous family are free people of color, and is persuaded to change places with her at separate Mardi Gras balls
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Sep 17, 2011
Troubles for Cécile Cover
Denise Lewis Patrick
Christine Kornacki
Cindy Rosenheim
Cécile is enjoying her older brother Armand's return from France and her growing friendship with Marie-Grace, with whom she volunteers at an orphanage, until the yellow fever epidemic theatening New Orleans strikes her own household
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Sep 17, 2011
Aloha, Kanani Cover
Lisa Yee
Sarah Davis
When Kanani's cousin from New York comes to Hawaii for a visit, Kanani is excited to show her what life is like in a friendly Hawaiian town, but Rachel's homesickness and a silly mistake threatens to ruin their friendship
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Sep 22, 2011
American girl. Chrissa stands strong Cover
Mary. Charissa stories Casanova
Sammi Hanratty
Annabeth Gish
Timothy Bottoms
Martha Coolidge
On her first day at her new school, Chrissa is seated with three girls who greet her with teasing and tricks. They bully Chrissa in class, on the bus, online, and even at swim club. When the taunting goes too far, Chrissa must find a way to stand strong
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Sep 22, 2011
Bravo, Mia! Cover
Laurence Yep
Mia's chances of skating in regionals are threatened by a family crisis, but she knows that being a good sport means accepting challenges -- even losses -- with determination and grace
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Sep 22, 2011
Chrissa Cover
Mary Casanova
Richard Jones
When Chrissa starts fourth grade at a new school, some of the girls in her class play mean tricks on her, but when their teasing of another girl, Gwen, goes too far, Chrissa knows that she has to do something about it
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Sep 22, 2011
Chrissa stands strong Cover
Mary Casanova
undefined American Girl (Firm)
Chrissa Maxwell's had a good summer, practicing for swim team tryouts. Then her world is shaken when she and her friends get mean text messages and there's an accident at the pool. Can one girl put an end to the bullying?
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Sep 22, 2011
Good job, Kanani Cover
Lisa Yee
Sarah Davis
In order to raise money to protect the Hawaiian monk seal, Kanani sells shave ice at the beach, where she meets Tutu Lani, an elderly neighbor, and discovers the seals aren't the only ones who need help
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Sep 22, 2011
Jess Cover
Mary Casanova
Robert Papp
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Sep 22, 2011
Kailey Cover
Amy Goldman Koss
Philip Howe
Ten-year-old Kailey launches an art protest to keep a developer from spoiling the cove and its tide pools that are special to her and her family and friends
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Sep 22, 2011
Lanie Cover
Jane Kurtz
Robert Papp
Lanie Holland loves science and nature, and so she wants to go camping and have adventures in the wilderness, while her family wants to stay home, but Lanie finds someone else who loves the outdoors when her Aunt Hannah visits
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Sep 22, 2011
Lanie's real adventures Cover
Jane Kurtz
Robert Papp
When Lanie Holland, who loves science and nature, starts a wild flower garden to attract butterflies, it brings her into conflict with a neighbor who calls it a "weed garden" that should be replaced and uses pesticides in her own garden
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Sep 22, 2011
Lindsey Cover
Chryssa Atkinson
Ten-year-old Lindsey is continually getting into trouble despite her well-meaning, impulsive efforts to rescue a classmate from bullies, cheer up her depressed uncle, help with her brother's upcoming bar mitzvah, brighten up her neighborhood, and spark a romance between two teachers
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Sep 22, 2011
Marisol Cover
Gary Soto
Marisol Luna is moving to the Chicago suburbs and she's determined to continue the keep dancing even though her new neighborhood doesn't have a dance studio
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Sep 22, 2011
Mia Cover
Mia
Laurence Yep
Mia has grown up playing ice hockey with her three older brothers and has the skills she needs to become a star hockey player. But she's tired of skating in her brothers' shadows and has decided to pursue her passion for figure skating instead. With the help of a new coach, Mia finds out whether she has what it takes to grow and compete as a figure skater
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Sep 22, 2011
Nicki Cover
Ann Howard Creel
Doron Ben-Ami
When ten-year-old Nicki Fleming, who is a natural with animals, volunteers to help her mother train a service dog, she doesn't realize how much responsibility she's taking on and how much she'll have to give up along the way
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Ann Howard Creel
Doron Ben-Ami
After a busy summer training Sprocket, the service dog she has been raising, Nicki's school year gets off to a rough start as she works on reconciling her two best friends, accepting that Sprocket will soon leave for placement with someone who needs him, and awaiting the birth of the twins her mother is expecting. Includes essay on service dogs
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