Kirsten Learns a Lesson: A School Story

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Pleasant Company, 1986 - Juvenile Fiction - 69 pages
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Kirsten starts school in America, but she doesn't speak English very well. Miss Winston, her new teacher, is strict and not very understanding. Things get worse when Miss Winston comes to live with the Larson family. Kirsten's only escape is playing with her secret friend, Singing Bird. When Singing Bird suggests running away forever, Kirsten must decide where she belongs. Kirsten does learn some important lessons in school, but she learns something even more important about herself

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Review: Kirsten Learns a Lesson: A School Story (American Girls: Kirsten #2)

User Review  - Wendy Adelissa - Goodreads

A tad plodding after the excitement of Meet Kirsten but a nice story nonetheless. The native american aspect saves the story I feel from being a three star experience. Read full review

Review: Kirsten Learns a Lesson: A School Story (American Girls: Kirsten #2)

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This book is so good I love how the main character is working so hard. I would recommend this book to anyone who loves hardworking school stories. Read full review

Contents

A SECRET FRIEND
19
CHAPTER THREE
30
SINGING BIRD AND YELLOW HAIR
38
Copyright

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Renee Graef received her bachelor's degree in art from the University of Wisconsin at Madison. She is the illustrator of numerous titles in the Little House publishing program, as well as Rodgers and Hammerstein's My Favorite Things and E.T.A Hoffman's The Nutcracker, adapted by Janet Schulman. She lives in Cedarburg, Wisconsin, with her husband and two children.

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