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122 Results
Troubles for Cécile —Patrick, Denise Lewis.
Book
2011
1 available of 1 items

Cécile is enjoying her older brother Armand's return from France and her growing friendship with Marie-Grace, with whom she volunteers at an orphanage, until the yellow fever epidemic theatening New Orleans strikes her ...

Meet Samantha, an American girl —Adler, Susan S., 1946-
Book
1986
1 available of 1 items

In 1904, nine-year-old Samantha, an orphan living with her wealthy grandmother, and her servant friend Nellie have a midnight adventure when they try to find out what has happened to the seamstress who suddenly left her ...

Happy birthday, Kit! : a springtime story —Tripp, Valerie, 1951-
Book
2001
2 available of 2 items

On a visit to Cincinnati from rural Kentucky during the Great Depression, Aunt Millie impresses Kit with her money-saving cleverness. Includes information on life in America during the Great Depression.

Changes for Julie —McDonald, Megan.
Book
2007
1 available of 1 items

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...

Josefina learns a lesson : a school story —Tripp, Valerie, 1951-
Book
2000
3 available of 3 items

Josefina and her sisters distrust learning to read and write, as well as other changes their Tía Dolores is bringing to the household, because they fear they will lose their memories of their mother.

Meet Caroline, 1812 —Ernst, Kathleen, 1959-
Book
2012
2 available of 2 items

When her father is taken prisoner by the British, Caroline Abbott, a young girl living during the War of 1812, tries to help her family run their shipyard.

Changes for Kit : a winter story, 1934 —Tripp, Valerie, 1951-
Book
2001
1 available of 1 items

In 1934, during the Depression, Kit's cantankerous uncle comes to live in the Cincinnati boardinghouse run by her parents, enlisting her aid in transcribing his complaining letters to the editor of the local newspaper an...

Josefina's surprise : a Christmas story —Tripp, Valerie, 1951-
Book
1997
1 available of 1 items

The second Christmas after their mother has died, Josefina and her three sisters find that participating in the traditions of Las Posadas helps keep memories of Mama alive.

Happy birthday, Molly! : a springtime story, 1944 —Tripp, Valerie, 1951-
Book
2000
1 available of 2 items

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

Felicity's surprise : a Christmas story —Tripp, Valerie, 1951-
Book
2000
1 available of 1 items

Christmas in Williamsburg means a dancing party at the Governor's Palace for Felicity, but her mother becomes very ill and cannot finish the special blue gown.

Changes for Josefina : a winter story —Tripp, Valerie, 1951-
Book
1998
1 available of 1 items

When Tía Dolores, the beloved aunt who has cared for the Montoya family since the death of their mother, announces that she is planning to leave, Josefina and her sisters try to find a way to change her mind.

Julie and the eagles —McDonald, Megan.
Book
2007
1 available of 1 items

Julie and her best friend, Ivy, find a baby owl in Golden Gate Park--and it needs help. At a wildlife rescue center, Julie meets Shasta and Sierra, two bald eagles that will be caged for life, unless money is raised to r...

Julie's journey, 1974 —McDonald, Megan.
Book
2007
2 available of 2 items

It's 1976 and the entire country is celebrating America's 200th birthday. Julie joins her cousins on a pioneer-style wagon train in honor of the Bicentennial. The journey is filled with adventures, challenges, and self-d...

Julie tells her story, 1974 —McDonald, Megan.
Book
2007
2 available of 2 items

In 1974 at her new San Francisco school, nine-year-old Julie does not want to tell her class about her parents' divorce, or to tell her sister about messing up her school assignment, but when she breaks her finger playin...

Kit's surprise : a Christmas story —Tripp, Valerie, 1951-
Book
2000
3 available of 3 items

In 1932, Kit faces a very different Christmas because of her family's financial problems and allows her pride to estrange her from her best friend.

Thank you, Logan! —Tripp, Valerie, 1951-
Book
2003
2 available of 2 items

Logan learns how not to share germs after she catches a cold and passes it on to the class pet rabbit.

Lights, camera, Rebecca! —Greene, Jacqueline Dembar, author.
Book
2019
3 available of 3 items

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 he...

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