Molly and the Movie Star (American Girl Collection)

by Valerie Tripp

Hardcover, 2000

Status

Available

Genres

Publication

Amer Girl Pub (2000), 40 pages

Description

Molly is eager to meet a famous movie star at a War Bond rally, until she cannot find the money that her class had collected to buy a bond. Includes information on movies during World War II and a recipe for popcorn.

Rating

½ (13 ratings; 3.6)

User reviews

LibraryThing member benuathanasia
This book is an excellent example of what short, snappy pieces of historical fiction are capable of. It's a quick, interesting story that children can relate to (the dream of meeting a famous movie star, chores, earning money, dealing with responsibility, etc) that then goes on to supplement its
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lack of scholarly literacy through nonfiction background information at the end of the story and some quick (doable!) activities that can help a child "envision" themselves during the same time period.
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Language

Original language

English

Original publication date

2000

ISBN

1584850361 / 9781584850366
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