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American Girls

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American Girls

Kaya, Felicity, Caroline, Josefina, Kirsten, Addy, Samantha, Rebecca, Kit, Molly, Maryellen and Julie all live in America; but their lives and circumstances are as different as the times they inhabit. From Kaya's world of the Nez Perce Indians to the groovy 1970s era of Julie, you will be totally caught up with these feisty all-American heroines and their adventures. 

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Kaya by Janet Beeler Shaw
1764

  • MEET KAYA: An American Girl
  • KAYA'S ESCAPE: A Survival Story
  • KAYA'S HERO: A Story of Giving
  • KAYA AND LONE DOG: A Friendship Story
  • KAYA SHOWS THE WAY: A Sister Story
  • CHANGES FOR KAYA: A Winter Story
 
Felicity by Valerie Tripp
1774
  • MEET FELICITY: An American Girl
  • FELICITY LEARNS A LESSON: A School Story
  • FELICITY'S SURPRISE: A Christmas Story
  • HAPPY BIRTHDAY, FELICITY!: A Springtime Story
  • FELICITY SAVES THE DAY: A Summer Story
  • CHANGES FOR FELICITY: A Winter Story
 
Caroline by Kathleen Ernst
1812
  • MEET CAROLINE
  • CAROLINE'S SECRET MESSAGE
  • A SURPRISE FOR CAROLINE
  • CAROLINE TAKES A CHANCE
  • CAROLINE'S BATTLE
  • CHANGES FOR CAROLINE
  • TRAITOR IN THE SHIPYARD: A Caroline Mystery
  • THE TRAVELER'S TRICKS: A Caroline Mystery
 
Josefina by Valeria Tripp
1824
  • MEET JOSEFINA: An American Girl
  • JOSEFINA LEARNS A LESSON: A School Story
  • JOSEFINA'S SURPRISE: A Christmas Story
  • HAPPY BIRTHDAY, JOSEFINA!: A Springtime Story
  • JOSEFINA SAVES THE DAY: A Summer Story
  • CHANGES FOR JOSEFINA: A Winter Story
 
Marie-Grace and Cécile by Sarah Masters Buckey and Denise Lewis Patrick
1854
  • MEET MARIE-GRACE
  • MEET CÉCILE
  • MARIE-GRACE AND THE ORPHANS
  • TROUBLE FOR CÉCILE
  • MARIE-GRACE MAKES A DIFFERENCE
  • CÉCILE'S GIFT
 
Kirsten by Janet Beeler Shaw
1854
  • MEET KIRSTEN: An American Girl
  • KIRSTEN LEARNS A LESSON: A School Story
  • KIRSTEN'S SURPRISE: A Christmas Story
  • HAPPY BIRTHDAY, KIRSTEN!: A Springtime Story
  • KIRSTEN SAVES THE DAY: A Summer Story
  • CHANGES FOR KIRSTEN: A Winter Story
 
Addy by Connie Rose Porter
1864
  • MEET ADDY: An American Girl
  • ADDY LEARNS A LESSON: A School Story
  • ADDY'S SURPRISE: A Christmas Story
  • HAPPY BIRTHDAY, ADDY!: A Springtime Story
  • ADDY SAVES THE DAY: A Summer Story
  • CHANGES FOR ADDY: A Winter Story
 
Samantha by Susan S. Adler
1904
  • MEET SAMANTHA: An American Girl
  • SAMANTHA LEARNS A LESSON: A School Story
  • SAMANTHA'S SURPRISE: A Christmas Story
  • HAPPY BIRTHDAY, SAMANTHA!: A Springtime Story
  • SAMANTHA SAVES THE DAY: A Summer Story
  • CHANGES FOR SAMANTHA: A Winter Story
 
Rebecca by Jacqueline Dembar Greene
1914
  • MEET REBECCA
  • REBECCA AND ANA
  • CANDLELIGHT FOR REBECCA
  • REBECCA AND THE MOVIES
  • REBECCA TO THE RESCUE
  • CHANGES FOR REBECCA 
 
Kit by Valerie Tripp
1934
  • MEET KIT: An American Girl
  • KIT LEARNS A LESSON: A School Story
  • KIT'S SURPRISE: A Christmas Story
  • HAPPY BIRTHDAY, KIT!: A Springtime Story
  • KIT SAVES THE DAY: A Summer Story
  • CHANGES FOR KIT: A Winter Story
 
Molly by Valerie Tripp
1944
  • MEET MOLLY: An American Girl
  • MOLLY LEARNS A LESSON: A School Story
  • MOLLY'S SURPRISE: A Christmas Story
  • HAPPY BIRTHDAY, MOLLY!: A Springtime Story
  • MOLLY SAVES THE DAY: A Summer Story
  • CHANGES FOR MOLLY: A Winter Story
Maryellen by Valerie Tripp
1954
  • THE ONE AND ONLY
  • TAKING OFF
  • THE SKY'S THE LIMIT
Julie by Megan McDonald
1974
  • MEET JULIE
  • JULIE TELLS HER STORY
  • HAPPY NEW YEAR, JULIE
  • JULIE AND THE EAGLES
  • JULIE'S JOURNEY
  • CHANGES FOR JULIE

American Girls

Books in this series

by Valerie Tripp - Historical Fiction

Felicity is invited to a dancing lesson at the Governor's Palace, the most wonderful honor she can imagine. Mother promises to make a beautiful new gown for her. As the splendid event draws near, Mother becomes dreadfully ill. Felicity spends all her days caring for her, sadly accepting that there will be no new gown and no chance to go to the Palace. No chance, that is, until a glorious surprise reminds her that Christmastide is a time when hopes and dreams do come true.

by Valerie Tripp - Historical Fiction

Josefina's family holds a party to celebrate the end of the Christmas season. Josefina and her sisters handle all the preparations, and the party is a great success. But the girls' pleasure turns to shock the next morning when T'a Dolores announces she's leaving the rancho. Josefina and her sisters are sure T'a Dolores belongs with them and Papá, but their efforts to convince her only make matters worse. There's one person who could persuade T'a Dolores to stay--but how can Josefina get him to help?

by Janet Shaw

Kirsten's birthday isn't the only thing to celebrate this spring --- it's a season of new beginnings. The Larsons welcome a new baby and Papa and the local men build a brand new barn for the family.

by Janet Shaw - Historical Fiction

Kirsten wonders if the cold Minnesota winter will ever end. It's crowded in the tiny log cabin, and Kirsten looks forward to the days she's allowed outside to help her brother Lars with his trap line. One day she brings home a baby raccoon she's found in the woods, and trouble begins. The raccoon gets loose and starts a fire that destroys the Larsons' home and everything in it. The future seems bleak, until Kirsten and Lars go back into the woods and make a frightening but important discovery.

by Connie Porter - Historical Fiction

Addy and her parents have moved to a boarding house. There Addy meets an inspiring friend, M'dear. Like many people who grew up enslaved, Addy doesn't know when she was born, so M'dear urges Addy to claim a day for her birthday. Then M'dear falls ill. When Addy goes out to get medicine, she faces prejudice--and danger. M'dear helps Addy overcome her anger and gives her a deeper understanding of freedom. When Addy finally claims a birthday, it is a special day indeed, and the whole city celebrates.

by Connie Porter - Historical Fiction

Addy has begun to give up hope of ever having her family together. Then she gets word that baby Esther, Auntie Lula, and Uncle Solomon are on their way to Philadelphia. Addy searches the city for them, but the reunion she dreamed of is mixed with joy and deep sorrow. As Addy prepares for her reading at the Emancipation Celebration, she begins to doubt the words about freedom she is supposed to read. Momma reminds Addy that their family will always be together as long as their love and courage live in her heart.

by Valerie Tripp - Historical Fiction

Times change for Samantha when she moves to New York City to live with Uncle Gard and Aunt Cornelia. They change for Nellie, Samantha's servant friend in Mount Bedford, too. But Nellie's changes aren't as happy as Samantha's. When her friend disappears, Samantha thinks Nellie has been lost forever. But after a long and scary search, Samantha finds Nellie and her sisters in a New York orphanage. The orphanage is not a good place, so the girls plan a daring escape.

by Valerie Tripp - Historical Fiction

Molly can't wait for Dad to come home--he'll arrive in time to see her dance the part of Miss Victory in the big Red Cross show! Molly isn't worried about her tap dancing, but she wants to look sophisticated so that Dad will know how much she's grown up while he's been away at war. Unfortunately, Molly's hair is all wrong. When Jill finally finds a way to give Molly glorious curls, everything seems to be perfect. Then Molly gets sick. Things couldn't be worse--until the doctor comes just in time.