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American Girls Collection #02: Kit Learns a Lesson: A School Story
American Girls Collection #02: Kit Learns a Lesson: A School Story
by Valerie Tripp
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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.... (read more)

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Very Funny, Elizabeth! (American Girls Collection)
Very Funny, Elizabeth! (American Girls Collection)
by Valerie Tripp
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Williamsburg, 1775: Elizabeth Cole and her best friend Felicity Merriman are the merriest girls in Virginia--at least, that's what Felicity's father calls them. The girls' favorite form of merriment is teasing Elizabeth's annoying sister Annabelle. When... (read more)

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Hope's Revolutionary War Diaries: Book Two: We Are Patriots (My America)
Hope's Revolutionary War Diaries: Book Two: We Are Patriots (My America)
by Kristiana Gregory
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With war an ever-present possibility and uncertain of their future, Hope and her family struggle to survive in Philadelphia in 1776. Part of the My America series and a sequel to Five Smooth Stones: Hope's Diary, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1776 (not... (read more)

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Nellie's Promise (American Girls Collection)
Nellie's Promise (American Girls Collection)
by Valerie Tripp
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Nellie O'Malley and her little sisters finally have a home. After losing their parents and having been abandoned by their uncle, they are now living in comfort and safety with her friend Samantha's family in New York City. Best of all, Samantha's Uncle... (read more)

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Boys of Wartime #03: Michael at the Invasion of France, 1943
Boys of Wartime #03: Michael at the Invasion of France, 1943
by Laurie Calkhoven
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When the Nazis invade Paris, Michael, a thirteen-year- old French-American, wants to be a part of the Resistance. Starting small, vandalizing Nazi propaganda and refusing to hail Hitler, Michael works his way into the full-blown Resistance, escorting... (read more)

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The Cameo Necklace: A Cecile Mystery (American Girl Mysteries)
The Cameo Necklace: A Cecile Mystery (American Girl Mysteries)
by Evelyn Coleman
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As C cile exits a crowded showboat after enjoying a lavish Floating Circus, she stumbles--and when she gets up, she realizes that the cameo necklace she borrowed from her aunt is no longer on her neck. Knowing that the necklace was the last gift Tante... (read more)

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Felicity Saves the Day: A Summer Story (American Girls Collection)
Felicity Saves the Day: A Summer Story (American Girls Collection)
by Valerie Tripp
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Felicity loves summertime on Grand father's plantation. She can be outside all day--riding horses, playing with Nan and William, and exploring the woods. One day Felicity finds a secret note. It is from Ben, her father's apprentice, and it asks for her... (read more)

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American Girls Collection #01: Meet Kaya: An American Girl
American Girls Collection #01: Meet Kaya: An American Girl
by Janet Beeler Shaw
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Kaya dreams of racing her beautiful mare Steps High. Her father warns her that the horse isn't ready, but when a pesky boy insults Steps High, Kaya accepts his challenge to race. As they ride, Kaya loses sight of her little brothers. Her carelessness... (read more)

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Secrets of the Manor #02: Kate's Story, 1914
Secrets of the Manor #02: Kate's Story, 1914
by Adele Whitby
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There are more family secrets waiting to be discovered at Vandermeer Manor in America in the second book of a historical fiction mystery series.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Itand#8217;s the end of June in 1914, and Beth Etheridge is traveling from her... (read more)

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My America #01: Elizabeth's Jamestown Colony Diaries: Book One: Our Strange New Land
My America #01: Elizabeth's Jamestown Colony Diaries: Book One: Our Strange New Land
by Patricia Hermes
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School Library Journal--August, 2,000 "Nine-year-old Elizabeth records her experiences as she, her family, and other colonists adjust to the harsh weather conditions, illness, endless hard work, and nascent social strata in the new land. In the course of... (read more)

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A Coal Miner's Bride: The Diary of Anetka Kaminski: Lattimer, Pennsylvania, 1896 (Dear America)
A Coal Miner's Bride: The Diary of Anetka Kaminski: Lattimer, Pennsylvania, 1896 (Dear America)
by Susan Ca Bartoletti
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At 12 years old, Conall has already worked in the coal mines of West Virginia for two years. He spends his days deep underground with his faithful mule, Angel, carting loads of coal back and forth between the coal seams and the main shaft, where... (read more)

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Changes for Kirsten: A Winter Story (American Girls Collection)
Changes for Kirsten: A Winter Story (American Girls Collection)
by Janet Shaw
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Kirsten wonders if the cold Minnesota winter will ever end. It's crowded in the tiny log cabin, and Kirsten looks forward to the days she's allowed outside to help her brother Lars with his trap line. One day she brings home a baby raccoon she's found in... (read more)

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Josefina Learns a Lesson: A School Story (American Girls Collection)
Josefina Learns a Lesson: A School Story (American Girls Collection)
by Valerie Tripp
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Josefina is delighted when T'a Dolores returns to the Montoyas' rancho. But soon after she arrives, a flash flood kills hundreds of the family's sheep. T'a Dolores suggests that the Montoyas could recover from this terrible loss by starting a weaving... (read more)

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Snooze-A-Palooza: More Than 100 Slumber Party Ideas
Snooze-A-Palooza: More Than 100 Slumber Party Ideas
by Carol Yoshizumi
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From invitations to breakfast--and everything in between--girls get step-by-step ideas for planning 8 dream sleepovers for them and their friends Each featured party includes instructions for a themed invitation, plus coordinating games, snack recipes... (read more)

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Samantha Saves the Day: A Summer Story (American Girls Collection)
Samantha Saves the Day: A Summer Story (American Girls Collection)
by Valerie Tripp
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Samantha and her family are spending the summer at Piney Point, Grandmary's home in the mountains. One day Samantha and the twins, Agnes and Agatha, find a sketchbook made by Samantha's mother. In it, Samantha sees a beautiful waterfall she had visited... (read more)

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Meet Julie: 1974 (American Girls Collection)
Meet Julie: 1974 (American Girls Collection)
by Megan Mcdonald
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Julie Albright doesn't want to move, even just a few miles away. Moving means leaving her best friend, Ivy, and her pet rabbit, Nutmeg. Worst of all, it means leaving Dad, now that her parents are divorced. Then Julie finds out that her new school has a... (read more)

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Happy Birthday, Josefina!: A Springtime Story (American Girls Collection)
Happy Birthday, Josefina!: A Springtime Story (American Girls Collection)
by Valerie Tripp
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Josefina is pleased and proud when her godmother, T'a Magdalena, asks for her help with springtime chores. T'a Magdalena is a respected healer in the village, and Josefina hopes to become a healer just like her someday. Then one day at T'a Magdalena's... (read more)

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Cecile's Gift (American Girl)
Cecile's Gift (American Girl)
by Denise Lewis Patrick
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C cile and her friend Marie-Grace volunteer at Holy Trinity Orphanage every week, and C cile becomes especially close to a little girl named Perrine. But there are so many children who have lost their families to yellow fever, and C cile wishes she could... (read more)

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American Girls Collection #05: Kit Saves the Day!: A Summer Story, 1934
American Girls Collection #05: Kit Saves the Day!: A Summer Story, 1934
by Valerie Tripp
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Kit meets a young hobo who shares his exciting life on the road. When Kit decides to pursue some adventures of her own, her curiosity gets her into... (read more)

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Molly's Surprise: A Christmas Story (American Girls Collection)
Molly's Surprise: A Christmas Story (American Girls Collection)
by Valerie Tripp
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Molly and her family face a disappointing Christmas. Dad is off at war in England, Molly's grandparents can't come for the holidays, and it looks like there won't be many exciting presents. Worst of all, the family hasn't heard from Dad for a long time... (read more)

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