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  • A Smart Girl's Guide: Money: How to Make It, Save It, and Spend It

    Nancy Holyoke, Brigette Barrager

    eBook (American Girl, Sept. 1, 2014)
    What's your money style? If you have the cash, do you make it last? Or do you spend it during a big shopping spree? What's the trick to saving for something big and to being a better shopper? In this book, learn how to not only spend that cash, but also how to earn it. The quizzes, tips, and helpful quotes from other girls will make learning about money management easy and fun.
  • Felicity: 1774

    Valerie Tripp, Dan Andreasen

    Paperback (American Girl, Sept. 1, 2010)
    This keepsake boxed set features Felicity's six beautifully illustrated books. Discover what it was like to grow up in colonial America.The set also opens up to a fun-filled game. Collect cards featuring Felicity's favorite things, and earn points as you move around the board. The first person to finish is not necessarily the winner. Roll the die and see what happens!Book Details:Format: Book+ToyPublication Date: 9/1/2010Pages: 528Reading Level: Age 8 and Up
  • Josefina: Sunlight and Shadows

    Valerie Tripp

    Paperback (American Girl, Feb. 18, 2020)
    A storm and flash flood hit the ranch hard, and many animals are lost. But Josefina and her sisters are determined to save the family business. Their aunt, T�a Dolores, wants to try some bold new ideas. Josefina likes learning to weave and play the piano, but she's not so sure about learning to read and write. She's afraid all these changes could make her forget Mam�. Unexpectedly, Mam� herself gives Josefina the answer. By facing the changes, can Josefina find her courage -- and discover the truth about love? The first book in Josefina's stories is richly illustrated in full color and includes a peek into Josefina's world in 1824.
  • The One and Only: A Maryellen Classic 1

    Valerie Tripp, Juliana Kolesova

    Paperback (American Girl, Aug. 27, 2015)
    Maryellen Larkin is nine years old and longs to stand out, but in a family with five brothers and sisters it's easy to get lost in the shuffle! A painting mishap gains her some attention, but not the kind she's been longing for. Being invited to stay in at recess and practice her handwriting earns Maryellen a new friend, but what does that mean for her old friendships? Then, Maryellen is wishing for a white Christmas like the ones in the movies (not very likely in Florida!) Will she find a way to make her dream come true?
  • Babysitter's Business Kit

    Harriet Brown, Jodi Preston

    Paperback (American Girl, March 1, 2007)
    Be the best sitter on the block with the Babysitter's Business Kit! Learn how to care for kids, please parents, and make smart business decisions. Kit includes all the supplies you'll need to run a successful babysitting business, including business cards, client address book, game pad, reward stickers, parent checklists and more! Also included: "The Babysitter's Handbook," a best-selling title that's packed with information for sitters, such as sitter secrets and top-notch tips. Stay organized by storing the handbook and supplies inside the business kit folder.
  • School Rules! Writing: Ideas, How-To's, and Tips to Make You a Whiz with Words

    Emma MacLaren Henke, Stacy Peterson

    Paperback (American Girl, April 27, 2017)
    Maybe you love to write, but you don't always know where your words are going. Or maybe you know what you want to say, but the words freeze up in front of a blank screen. No matter what kind of writer you are, this book can help! You'll find lots of tips, advice, and activities on how to brainstorm ideas and plan your writing from beginning to end, including guidelines for stories, poems, reports, essays, and more. Author: Emma MacLaren Henke. 112 pages. Paperback. Ages 8+
  • Finding Freedom: An Addy Classic Volume 1

    Connie Porter, Juliana Kolesova

    eBook (American Girl, Aug. 28, 2014)
    Addy Walker’s family is planning a dangerous escape from slavery during the summer of 1864. But before they can leave, the most terrible thing Addy can imagine happens, her Poppa and her brother, Sam, are sold! Addy and her Momma decide they must head out on their own. Although the road to freedom is difficult, Addy’s new life brings new friends, school, and even the opportunity to help others. But when will her family be reunited?
  • The Sky's the Limit: My Journey with Maryellen

    Valerie Tripp, Juliana Kolesova

    Paperback (American Girl, Aug. 27, 2015)
    What if you suddenly found yourself in Maryellen's world during the 1950s? How would your life be changed, and what would you do to fit in? More importantly, what would you do to stand out? Join Maryellen on an adventure where the two of you can put on poodle skirts and head to a school dance (they were called sock hops back then!), enter a contest, or take a trip in a streamlined silver camper that looks like a rocket ship! Your journey back in time can take whatever twists and turns you choose, as you select from a variety of exciting options in this multiple-ending story.
  • Rebecca: Lights, Camera, Rebecca!

    Jacqueline Greene

    Paperback (American Girl, Aug. 27, 2019)
    For her tenth birthday, Rebecca is invited to visit her cousin Max's movie studio! When the cameras begin to roll, she finds herself unexpectedly presented with a part to play. Rebecca doesn't have the courage to tell her family, but is it wrong to keep such a big secret? Later that summer, on a visit to the factory where her uncle and cousin work, Rebecca is horrified. Is this the life that's in store for cousin Ana? There must be a way to improve conditions at the factory, and Rebecca is determined to do her part - even if it means marching straight into danger.
  • Really Truly Ruthie

    Valerie Tripp

    Paperback (American Girl, Sept. 1, 2007)
    Ruthie Smithens, a girl who believes in fairy tales and happy endings, would do almost anything to help her best friend, Kit Kittredge, whose family has been hard hit by the Depression. But Ruthie has learned the hard way that offers of help, even between friends, are tricky. When Ruthie finds out some bad news about the Kittredges' house while at her father's bank, she has to find a way to help the Kittredges reach Kit's Aunt Millie, so that there can be at least the chance of a happy ending!
  • Taking Off: A Maryellen Classic 2

    Valerie Tripp, Juliana Kolesova

    Paperback (American Girl, Aug. 27, 2015)
    Turning ten is a big deal, and Maryellen Larkin wants to celebrate it in a very special way. Will she choose a western theme or decide on a superstar celebration, or will the event turn out to be something even Maryellen doesn't expect? And which party participant surprises her the most? Then, Dad comes home with a silver surprise and big plans for a family vacation. On the trip, what will Maryellen discover about Joan and her wedding plans? What will Maryellen decide about her own plans and "flying high?"
  • Prints in the Sand: My Journey with Nanea

    Erin Falligant, Juliana Kolesova

    Paperback (American Girl, Aug. 21, 2017)
    The puka shells jingle in my hand. I don't want to lose them, so I slide the necklace over my head. But as I pull my hair out from under the string of shells, the ground drops from beneath my feet. I feel the whoosh of an ocean breeze, and then a pink mist covers my eyes . . . What if you suddenly found yourself in Nanea's hometown of Honolulu during World War Two? Together, you and Nanea could send secret messages for the war effort or work in a Victory Garden. You could learn how to hula dance or help a lost dog. As you read, you decide what happens by choosing your own path through this multiple-ending story.