Meet Molly: an American girl

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Pleasant Co., Aug 1, 1986 - Juvenile Fiction - 58 pages
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Rebecca Rubin is a lively nine-year-old girl growing up in a big Jewish family in New York in 1914. She dreams of becoming an actress, but her parents and grandparents have traditional ideas and don't think young ladies should perform. When Rebecca learns that her cousins in Russia are in great danger and must escape to America, she puts on a show to raise money--until her disapproving grandmother steps in. Unexpectedly, Rebecca finds another way to earn money. But for her plan to work, she'll have to keep it a secret. Includes an illustrated "Looking Back" essay about Jewish immigration and culture.

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i love this booook!!!!!!----kristina tkachuk

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This was the first American Girl book I'd read. It's about a girl who's dad is off fighting in Germany or wherever, and she has to figure out how to be more patriotic? To be honest, I don't really ... Read full review



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Tripp became a writer because of the kind of person she is. She's curious, and writing requires you to be interested in everything. She loves to talk and writing is a way of talking on paper.

Nick Backes illustrated Molly' series and short stories. Mr. Backes has two cats, Jack Benny and Lily, who keep him company by lying on his drawing table while he works at home in Oklahoma City.

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.