Meet Kirsten

Meet Kirsten

An American Girl

Book - 1986
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Part of the American Girls Collection. In the summer of 1854, after a long and dangerous journey on a small ship, Kirsten Larson and her family arrive in America. Everything in the new land is different from the small village Kirsten left behind in Sweden. The way people dress, how they talk, and the ways they travel all seem strange to her. Will she ever feel at home in this new place? Getting lost in a big city and parting with her best friend make her wonder even more. It is only when the Larsons arrive at a tiny farm on the edge of the frontier that Kirsten believes Pap's promise - America will be a land filled with happy opportunity for all of them
Publisher: Madison, Wis. : Pleasant Co., c1986
ISBN: 9780937295007
0937295000
Branch Call Number: J FIC Ameri 05
Characteristics: 61 p. :,col. ill

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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.

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sarahni
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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