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Meet Kirsten: An American Girl - Janet Beeler Shaw
Meet Kirsten: An American Girl
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Kirsten Larson and her family arrive in America in 1854, after a long sea voyage. Everything looks so different from the life Kirsten knew back in Sweden--the ways people talk and dress seem strange! Getting lost in a big city and parting with her best friend only add to Kirsten's worry. Will she... show more
Kirsten Larson and her family arrive in America in 1854, after a long sea voyage. Everything looks so different from the life Kirsten knew back in Sweden--the ways people talk and dress seem strange! Getting lost in a big city and parting with her best friend only add to Kirsten's worry. Will she ever feel at home here? It is only when the Larsons arrive at a tiny farm on the edge of the frontier that Kirsten believes Papa's promise--America will be a land filled with opportunity for them all.
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780937295793 (0937295795)
ASIN: 0937295795
Publisher: American Girl Publishing Inc
Pages no: 61
Edition language: English
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Amara's Eden
Amara's Eden rated it
2.0 Meet Kirsten: An American Girl (American Girls: Kirsten #1) by Janet Beeler Shaw
Kirsten Larson, debuting in 1986, is one of the original American Girls (the other two are Samantha Parkington and Molly McIntire). Meet Kirsten: An American Girl is her debut children's novel, which introduces her as a Swedish emigrant turned Minnesota pioneer girl. Unlike most of the American Girl...
Miss Clark
Miss Clark rated it
Read late 1990's
Flying Kick-a-pow!
Flying Kick-a-pow! rated it
2.0
This was the first book that ever made me cry. I was seven years old when I read it, expecting it to be a light and happy story. It started out as light and happy, but towards the end it got rather tragic...I won't say any more than that.
Aren's Library
Aren's Library rated it
5.0 Meet Kirsten: An American Girl
Loved Kirsten, she, Samantha and Addy were my favorite American girls!
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