Meet Kirsten, An American Girl

Meet Kirsten, An American Girl

Book - 1986
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Kirsten Larson and her family arrive in America in 1854, after a long sea voyage. Everything looks so different from the life Kirsten knew back in Sweden--the ways people talk and dress seem strange! Getting lost in a big city and parting with her best friend only add to Kirsten's worry. Will she ever feel at home here? It is only when the Larsons arrive at a tiny farm on the edge of the frontier that Kirsten believes Papa's promise--America will be a land filled with opportunity for them all.
Publisher: Madison, Wis. : Pleasant Co., c1986.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780937295014
Branch Call Number: JF Shaw
Characteristics: 59 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 23 cm.
Additional Contributors: Graef, Renee


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SPPL_Kristen Mar 23, 2018

I really liked the American Girl series growing up. Now that I've had time to step back, however, I find myself feeling pretty uncomfortable with some of the stories and how it tends to gloss over big problems like colonialism (which feels especially salient with Kirsten's series). I recognize that these are children's books, however, and have some pretty good messages, but I guess I'm still working out how I feel about them.

Dec 18, 2014

why did kirsten had to retire??????????????!!!!!!!!!!!

Julia Reagon Oct 02, 2013

Awesome Book!


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Julia Reagon Oct 02, 2013

This is an awesome book because it is based on pioneer life.


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Julia Reagon Oct 15, 2013

The Eagle shook as the wind blew


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