Felicity Saves the Day (American Girls Collection: Felicity Book 5)

by Valerie Tripp

Paper Book, 2012

Status

Check shelf

Call number

J Tr

Publication

American Girl (2012), Kindle Edition, 88 pages

Description

During a visit to her grandfather's plantation in Virginia during the summer of 1775, Felicity's loyalty is torn between her father and Ben, her father's apprentice who needs her help as he runs away to join George Washington's army of Patriots.

Local notes

0902-76

User reviews

LibraryThing member Hamburgerclan
I was really dreading reading this one. I'm prejudiced against stories in which children "save the day". In my experience, such stories usually feature talented, precocious children and insipid adults. Fortunately, this book didn't fulfill my worst fears. For one thing, there wasn't any great
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crisis. Most of the book is really just an account on how pleasant it is to visit one's grandfather's plantation in the summertime. A problem does arise and, in another world, the situation could have turned quite ugly. But in the world of the American Girls, things don't seem to get that bad. Anyway, it's another fine example of waiting room material that your kids might enjoy.
--J.
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LibraryThing member t1bclasslibrary
Felicity is having a great time on her grandfather’s plantation, when she discovers Ben in the woods. He has tried to run away from his apprenticeship, and Felicity must decide whether to keep his secret or turn him in to her father. In the end she convinces him to turn himself in.
LibraryThing member the1butterfly
This is a double of a book from my classroom library. Felicity is having a great time on her grandfather’s plantation, when she discovers Ben in the woods. He has tried to run away from his apprenticeship, and Felicity must decide whether to keep his secret or turn him in to her father. In the
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end she convinces him to turn himself in.
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LibraryThing member Marse
In the 5th book of the series, Felicity is once again her daring self. This time she's spending the summer at her Grandfather's estate, where she is reunited with the horse Penny and saves Ben from unpleasantness after he runs away from his apprenticeship with Mr. Merriweather to join the Patriot
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army, is injured and hides in the woods near Felicity's grandfather's estate.
With the Revolutionary war looming in the background, this shows how politics can cause rifts in the family.
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