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    Welcome to Kit's world, 1934 : growing up during America's Great Depression

    Brown, Harriet, 1958-

    Through photographs, illustrations, and both factual and fictionalized anecdotes, shows what life was like in the United States during the Depression.

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    Welcome to Molly's world, 1944 : growing up in World War Two America

    Gourley, Catherine, 1950-

    Provides an in-depth look at life and historical events in America during World War Two.

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    Welcome to Samantha's world, 1904 : growing up in America's new century

    Gourley, Catherine, 1950-

    An in-depth look at life for girls and women in America in 1904, discussing city and town life, social reform, new inventions, amusements, and more.

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    Welcome to Felicity's world, 1774 : growing up in colonial America

    Gourley, Catherine.

    Provides an in-depth look at daily life and historical events in the American colonies during the Revolutionary War, including home life, work, medicine, and play.

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    Welcome to Kaya's world, 1764 : growing up in a Native American homeland

    Raymer, Dottie.

    A detailed, photo-illustrated overview of the Nez Perce Native Americans' history and culture, focusing on what life was like for children and young adults. Covers longhouses and tepees, toys and games, food, clothing, courting, and other aspects, and includes tribal myths and legends.

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    Welcome to Addy's world, 1864 : growing up during America's Civil War

    Sinnott, Susan.

    Describes the conditions of African-Americans in the North and the South during and immediately after the Civil War.

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    Welcome to Kirsten's world, 1854 : growing up in pioneer America

    Sinnott, Susan.

    Presents a look at daily life in pioneer America during the 1850s by following a family that emigrates from Sweden to Minnesota.

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    Meet Samantha : an American girl

    Adler, Susan S., 1946-

    In 1904, nine-year-old Samantha, an orphan living with her wealthy grandmother, and her servant friend Nellie have a midnight adventure.

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    Changes for Julie

    McDonald, Megan.

    Julie is in school detention for passing a note to Joy, a deaf student who has trouble understanding what their teacher is saying. Indignant, Julie decides to run for student body president so she can make changes to the detention system. But the other students are put off by Joy, her choice for vice president, and Julie worries that she'll have little chance of winning if she partners with someone who seems so different. With persistence and creative campaigning, Julie wins the students over--and wins the election without compromising her principles. The "Looking Back" section discusses the 1976 presidential election.--From publisher's description.

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    Happy New Year, Julie

    McDonald, Megan.

    The first Christmas since Julie's parents' divorce is difficult for the whole family, but Julie finds comfort sharing the Chinese New Year traditions of her best friend, Ivy Ling, and thinking about new beginnings.

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    Addy learns a lesson : a school story

    Porter, Connie Rose, 1959-

    After escaping from a plantation in North Carolina, Addy and her mother arrive in Philadelphia, where Addy goes to school and learns a lesson in true friendship.

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    Addy saves the day : a summer story

    Porter, Connie Rose, 1959-

    Addy and Harriet feud over everything, including fund-raising plans to help the families of freed slaves, but tragedy finally forces them to stop fighting and work together.

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    Addy's surprise : a Christmas story

    Porter, Connie Rose, 1959-

    Addy and her mother forgo their Christmas plans to help the newly freed slaves arriving in Philadelphia during the Civil War.

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    Meet Addy : an American girl

    Porter, Connie Rose, 1959-

    Nine-year-old Addy Walker escapes from a cruel life of slavery to freedom during the Civil War.

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    Meet Kaya : an American girl

    Shaw, Janet Beeler, 1937-

    In 1764, when Kaya and her family reunite with other Nez PercŽ Indians to fish for the red salmon, she learns that bragging, even about her swift horse, can lead to trouble. Includes historical notes on the Nez PercŽ Indians.

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    Meet Kirsten : an American girl

    Shaw, Janet Beeler.

    Nine-year-old Kirsten and her family experience many hardships as they travel from Sweden to the Minnesota frontier in 1854.

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    Changes for Felicity : a winter story

    Tripp, Valerie, 1951-

    The outbreak of the Revolutionary War in 1775 brings drastic changes to Felicity's life in Williamsburg, affecting both her family and her friendship with Elizabeth.

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    Felicity learns a lesson : a school story

    Tripp, Valerie, 1951-

    Shortly before the Revolutionary War, nine-year-old Felicity, who lives in Williamsburg, is torn between supporting the tariff-induced tea boycott and saving her friendship with Elizabeth, a young loyalist from England.

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    Felicity saves the day : a summer story

    Tripp, Valerie, 1951-

    During a visit to her grandfather's plantation in Virginia during the summer of 1775, Felicity's loyalty is torn between her father and Ben, her father's apprentice who needs her help as he runs away to join George Washington's army of Patriots.

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    Happy birthday, Felicity! : a springtime story

    Tripp, Valerie, 1951-

    As her tenth birthday approaches, Felicity is excited by her grandfather's visit, but she is also concerned about the growing tensions between the colonists and the British governor in Williamsburg.

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    Happy birthday, Josefina! : a springtime story

    Tripp, Valerie, 1951-

    Josefina hopes to become a "curandera" or healer like T’a Magdalena, and she is tested just before her tenth birthday when a friend receives a potentially fatal snakebite.

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    Happy birthday, Molly! : a springtime story

    Tripp, Valerie, 1951-

    When an English girl comes to stay a Molly's during World War II, she and Molly learn to bridge their differences and ultimately enjoy a wonderful, mutual birthday party.

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    Josefina saves the day : a summer story

    Tripp, Valerie, 1951-

    In 1825 when Josefina trusts a trader in Santa Fe with an important deal, she makes a surprising discovery about this young American who leaves town without paying her.

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    Meet Josefina : an American girl

    Tripp, Valerie, 1951-

    Nine-year-old Josefina, the youngest of four sisters living in New Mexico in 1824, tries to help run the household after her mother dies.

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    Meet Molly/ : an American girl

    Tripp, Valerie, 1951-

    While her father is away fighting in World War II, Molly finds her life full of change as she eats terrible vegetables from the victory garden and plans revenge on her brother for ruining her Halloween.

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    Meet Felicity

    Tripp, Valerie.

    Felicity, a nine-year old girl who lives in Williamsburg, Virginia, in 1774, prefers riding horses to more sedentary activities. She falls in love with a mare who is being abused, and Felicity knows she must help.

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    Molly's Surprise

    Tripp, Valerie.

    Thanks to Molly, the best surprise of all is waiting for the McIntires on Christmas morning.

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