Kirsten's Surprise: A Christmas Story

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Pleasant Company, 1986 - Juvenile Fiction - 62 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.Kirsten plans a St. Lucia celebration for her family to keep their old Swedish traditions alive, and secretly hopes for one special treasure.

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Review: Kirsten's Surprise: A Christmas Story (American Girls: Kirsten #3)

User Review  - Loraine - Goodreads

Homesick for her native home, Kirsten so much wants her rag doll and other worldly belongings still packed in trunks and awaiting retrieval when Kirsten's father can spare the time to travel the 10 ... Read full review

Review: Kirsten's Surprise: A Christmas Story (American Girls: Kirsten #3)

User Review  - Rebekah - Goodreads

Alternate title- The one where she gets her doll. The American Girl books are rather formulaic. Book 1 we meet the girl and her world. Book 2 we see what school is like during that time period. Book 3 ... Read full review

Contents

CHAPTER
11
CHAPTER FOUR
31
CHAPTER FIVE
46
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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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