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Kit Kittredge hopes her father will soon find a new job in the midst of the Great Depression of the 1930s so things can return to the way they once were. But a visit to a soup kitchen brings a shock--and shows Kit just how much the Depression has changed everything. Part of the "American Girls" series.
Millions of girls have been waiting for the debut of the newest American Girl, and now she's here. Kit Kittredge is a nine-year-old girl growing up during the 1930s, a time when banks fail, people lose their money, and families struggle. But Americans open their hearts and help each other, and Kit responds with spirit and determination to help her family face the challenges the Depression brings to their lives.
Kit hopes her dad will find a job soon so that everything can return to normal. But a trip to the soup kitchen shows Kit how much the Depression has changed everything.