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Meet Addy : an American girl —Porter, Connie Rose, 1959-

Nine-year-old Addy Walker escapes from a cruel life of slavery to freedom during the Civil War.

Addy saves the day : a summer story —Porter, Connie Rose, 1959-

Addy and Harriet feud over everything, including fund-raising plans to help the families of freed slaves, but tragedy finally forces them to stop fighting and work together.

Meet Josefina, an American girl —Tripp, Valerie, 1951-

Nine-year-old Josefina, the youngest of four sisters living in New Mexico in 1824, tries to help run the household after her mother dies.

Addy's surprise : a Christmas story —Porter, Connie Rose, 1959-

Addy and her mother forgo their Christmas plans to help the newly freed slaves arriving in Philadelphia during the Civil War.

Kirsten's surprise : a Christmas story, 1854 —Shaw, Janet Beeler, 1937-

Kirsten and her family celebrate their first Christmas in their new home on Uncle Olav's farm in mid-nineteenth-century Minnesota.

Felicity's surprise : a Christmas story —Tripp, Valerie, 1951-

Christmas in Williamsburg means a dancing party at the Governor's Palace for Felicity, but her mother becomes very ill and cannot finish the special blue gown.

Josefina learns a lesson : a school story —Tripp, Valerie, 1951-

Josefina and her sisters distrust learning to read and write, as well as other changes their Tía Dolores is bringing to the household, because they fear they will lose their memories of their mother.

Josefina's surprise : a Christmas story —Tripp, Valerie, 1951-

The second Christmas after their mother has died, Josefina and her three sisters find that participating in the traditions of Las Posadas helps keep memories of Mama alive.

Kit's railway adventure —Brown, Harriet, 1958-

Through photographs, illustrations, and both factual and fictionalized anecdotes, travels from Cincinnati to Glacier Park, Montana in 1934.

Kirsten saves the day : a summer story, 1854 —Shaw, Janet Beeler, 1937-

Ten-year-old Kirsten is proud and excited when she finds a bee tree full of honey, one of the natural treasures of her Minnesota frontier world, but she exposes herself to great danger by trying to harvest the honey by h...

Happy birthday, Molly! : a springtime story, 1944 —Tripp, Valerie, 1951-

When an English girl comes to stay at Molly's during World War II, she and Molly learn to bridge their differences and ultimately enjoy a wonderful, mutual birthday party.

Welcome to Kaya's world, 1764 : growing up in a Native American homeland —Raymer, Dottie.

Photographs, illustrations, and anecdotes, both factual and fictional, describe a Nez Perce girl's experiences growing up in the mid-eighteenth century.

Happy birthday, Molly! : a springtime story —Tripp, Valerie, 1951-

When an English girl comes to stay at Molly's during World War II, she and Molly learn to bridge their differences and ultimately enjoy a wonderful, mutual birthday party.

Samantha's winter party —Tripp, Valerie, 1951-

When her friend Nellie, the servant girl from next door, does not show up for ice skating as usual, Samantha is afraid that Nellie will not come to her party because she cannot afford to bring presents. Includes a sectio...

Kirsten and the new girl —Shaw, Janet Beeler, 1937-

When a new girl arrives at school, Kirsten is jealous, completely forgetting how scared and lonely she felt the year before when she was the new girl in school. Gives instructions for making a friendship pillow like thos...

Samantha's ocean liner adventure —Raymer, Dottie.

In 1904, while on an ocean voyage from New York to England with her wealthy grandmother, Samantha keeps a scrapbook to chronicle her shipboard adventures.

Molly's surprise : a Christmas story —Tripp, Valerie, 1951-

Even though he is away serving in an English hospital during World War II, Molly's father finds a way to make the family Christmas very special.

Changes for Kaya : a story of courage —Shaw, Janet Beeler, 1937-

While looking for Steps High, the horse that had been stolen from her, Kaya faces danger from a sudden mountain fire. Includes historical notes on the Nez Percé Indians.

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