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Kirsten Learns a Lesson: A School Story (American Girls Collection)
Kirsten Learns a Lesson: A School Story (American Girls Collection)
by Janet Beeler Shaw
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Kirsten starts school in America, but she doesn't speak English very well. Miss Winston, her new teacher, is strict and not very understanding. Things get worse when Miss Winston comes to live with the Larson family. Kirsten's only escape is playing with... (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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The Fences Between Us (Dear America (New Titles))
The Fences Between Us (Dear America (New Titles))
by Kirby Larson
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Newbery Honor author Kirby Larson brings us the first new Dear America diary in years, taking readers through the attack on Pearl Harbor, the start of World War II, and the Japanese incarceration. With this sweeping tale of life on the World War II... (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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Corey's Underground Railroad Diaries: Book Two: Flying Free (My America)
Corey's Underground Railroad Diaries: Book Two: Flying Free (My America)
by Sharon Dennis Wyeth
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Corey Birdsong and his family have reached freedom in Canada in this sequel to Freedom's Wings (not reviewed). His journal relates the last harrowing days of their flight from slavery, their feelings of rapture upon arrival, and the steps they take to... (read more)

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A Thief in the Theater: A Kit Mystery (American Girl Mysteries)
A Thief in the Theater: A Kit Mystery (American Girl Mysteries)
by Sarah Master Buckey
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Kit Kittredge spends a week of her summer vacation volunteering at the local theater--she wants to write a newspaper article about a play that's opening soon. It even stars famous actors from New York City But behind the scenes, Kit and her friend... (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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Call Me Athena: Greek Goddess of Wisdom (Thinking Girl's Treasury of Glorious Goddesses)
Call Me Athena: Greek Goddess of Wisdom (Thinking Girl's Treasury of Glorious Goddesses)
by Shirin Yim Bridges
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Athena, Greek Goddess of Wisdom, steps fully formed from her father's head into the already established world of the Olympians. A motherless newcomer, she has to find her own place and purpose. Her adventures bring her down to Earth, where she forms... (read more)

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Samantha's Surprise: A Christmas Story (American Girls Collection)
Samantha's Surprise: A Christmas Story (American Girls Collection)
by Maxine Rose Schur
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Samantha has high hopes for the best Christmas ever. Things start to go wrong when her Uncle Gard announces he is bringing the beautiful Cornelia home for the holidays. The household goes into a dither, and in all the confusion, no one pays much... (read more)

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The Plague (My Side of the Story)
The Plague (My Side of the Story)
by Philip Wooderson
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My Side of the Story is a completely unique approach to historical fiction. Read the story of one youngster's life in turbulent times, then flip the book and find out firsthand how another child reacts to the conclusion of events—with very... (read more)

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Addy Saves the Day: A Summer Story (American Girls Collection)
Addy Saves the Day: A Summer Story (American Girls Collection)
by Connie Porter
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After the Civil War ends, many families like Addy's are searching for their loved ones. This summer, Addy's church is putting on a fund-raising fair to help people hurt by the war. When Addy has to work at the fair with snobby Harriet, their feud heats... (read more)

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Dear America: Behind the Masks (Dear America (New Titles))
Dear America: Behind the Masks (Dear America (New Titles))
by Susan Patron
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Newbery Award-winning author Susan Patron brings her talents to the beloved Dear America series in this exciting story of a girl growing up in the Wild West, in a California gold mining town. Growing up in the wild gold-mining town of Bodie, California... (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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Felicity's Surprise: A Christmas Story (American Girls Collection)
Felicity's Surprise: A Christmas Story (American Girls Collection)
by Valerie Tripp
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Felicity is invited to a dancing lesson at the Governor's Palace, the most wonderful honor she can imagine. Mother promises to make a beautiful new gown for her. As the splendid event draws near, Mother becomes dreadfully ill. Felicity spends all her... (read more)

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Happy Birthday, Kirsten!: A Springtime Story (American Girls Collection)
Happy Birthday, Kirsten!: A Springtime Story (American Girls Collection)
by Janet Shaw
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Kirsten's excited about the changes spring is bringing to the Larsons' farm--including a big barn and a tiny baby. But changes bring new worries and more work, too. First Kirsten is afraid for Mama's health. Then caring for a baby seems to mean nothing... (read more)

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