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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Great book arrived exactly as illustrated. I was so happy to find this birthday gift for an 8 year old to go with an American Girl Doll Kirsten that had been discontinued. Interesting historical ... Read full review


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I bought this last year 1208 for my granddaughter but she was a bit too young. This year 1209 I started getting some other American Girl items second hand for her.She loves the books. They are great for young girls 78 years old & up. Heck grandms loves to read them to her while she plays. ... Read full review


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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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