Molly and the Movie Star (American Girls Short Stories #1)

by American Girls Short Stories (Series)

Other authorsValerie Tripp (Author)
Hardcover, 2000

Status

Available

Call number

Fic Ame

Call number

Fic Ame

Local notes

Fic Ame

Collection

Publication

American Girl (2000), Hardcover, 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.

Original publication date

2000

Physical description

40 p.; 6.04 inches

ISBN

1584850361 / 9781584850366

Barcode

701

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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Pages

40

Rating

(14 ratings; 3.4)
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