Changes for Kirsten: A Winter Story

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San Val, Oct 1, 1988 - Juvenile Fiction - 80 pages
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A tough Minnesota winter brings many changes to Kirsten's frontier life, including the new responsibility of helping her brother Lars set his traps and a move into a new house for her family.

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Review: Kirsten's Boxed Set (American Girls: Kirsten #1-6)

User Review  - Kit - Goodreads

Kirsten was like a fake-yet-real Swedish version of Laura Ingalls Wilder, which confused me to no end. Who was the real pioneer girl? Which one should I trust? I remember braiding my hair in a Kirsten ... Read full review

Review: Kirsten's Boxed Set (American Girls: Kirsten #1-6)

User Review  - Kristy - Goodreads

Kirsten is kinda the most boring of the American Girls - that's probably why she was my sister's. She's too perfect, I think. I do like that she's got some pioneer sass, but she doesn't suffer from a ... Read full review


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Janet Shaw is a disabled cyclist who won four medals at the 2002 World Disabled Cycling Championship and competed in the Athens 2004 Paralympics.

Janet Schulman has worked in children's book publishing for nearly forty years and is currently Editor-at-Large and Division Vice President of Random House and Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers. She is the author of many books for children and is the editor of "The 20th Century Children's Book Treasury: Celebrated Picture Books and Stories to Read Aloud." Ms. Schulman lives in New York City.

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