Meet Kirsten, an American Girl, 1854

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Pleasant Company Publications, 1986 - Juvenile Fiction - 61 pages
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Kirsten Larson is a pioneer girl of strength and spirit growing up on the Minnesota prairie in 1854. Kirsten's stories begin with her long, dangerous voyage with her family from Sweden to America. At first, Kirsten finds it difficult to get used to this strange new country. But as she makes friends and discovers what her new land has to offer, she learns the true meaning of home -- and that love is the same in any language.After a long, dangerous journey from Sweden, Kirsten and her family arrive at a tiny farm on the Minnesota frontier.

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Review: Meet Kirsten: An American Girl (American Girls: Kirsten #1)

User Review  - Tanya - Goodreads

Good. I'd recommend a little older than 6/7. My girls didn't want to continue after the death. Read full review

Review: Meet Kirsten: An American Girl (American Girls: Kirsten #1)

User Review  - Pamela - Goodreads

Kirsten is my favorite American Girl. I love her story of immigration to the United States. I also admired her qualities of character. She is a great example to boys and girls alike. Read full review


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About the author (1986)

Graef received her bachelor's degree in art from the University of Wisconsin at Madison. She lives with her husband, Tim, and their children, Maggie and Maxfield.

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