Kirsten: An American Girl : 1854 (The American Girls Collection/Boxed Set)

by Janet Beeler Shaw

Paperback, 1990




Amer Girl Pub (1990), Edition: Box


Juvenile Fiction. The American Girl brand is synonymous with wholesome, empowering tales about young women growing up in America, even as the country grows, too. Each girl's story documents with unsurpassed charm and wit the people, places, and events she witnesses. 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.

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Kirsten joins her family to move to America from Sweden. She is a pioneer in the 1800's and she learns about a whole new world that she was so excited about.

I really enjoyed this book, I thought that this book brought this period of history to life.

I would use this book in a classroom setting for
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history , for the pioneer movement.
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9 inches


0937295760 / 9780937295762


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