Valerie Tripp





Valerie Tripp


Born
in Mount Kisco, New York, The United States
January 01, 1951

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Valerie Tripp is a children's book author, best known for her work with the American Girl series.

She grew up in Mount Kisco, New York with three sisters. She is a reading expert with a Reading Master’s of Education degree from Harvard University. Since 1985 she has lived in Silver Spring, Maryland. Her husband teaches history at Montgomery College. She has been a writer for reading textbooks for three decades.

Tripp is best known for her work with the American Girl series. She wrote all the books in the Felicity, Josefina, Kit, and Molly series, and three of the books in the Samantha series. She has also written four of the five "Best Friends" character stories to date. Film dramatizations of the lives of Samantha, Felicity, Molly, and Kit h
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Average rating: 3.92 · 96,370 ratings · 2,583 reviews · 152 distinct works · Similar authors
Meet Felicity: An American ...

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3.89 avg rating — 12,895 ratings — published 1991 — 25 editions
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Meet Molly: An American Gir...

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3.92 avg rating — 6,411 ratings — published 1986 — 12 editions
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Samantha's Boxed Set

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3.98 avg rating — 5,700 ratings — published 1990 — 11 editions
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Molly: An American Girl : 1944

3.95 avg rating — 4,746 ratings — published 1986 — 14 editions
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Meet Kit: An American Girl ...

3.93 avg rating — 3,192 ratings — published 2000 — 9 editions
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Samantha Saves the Day: A S...

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4.04 avg rating — 3,314 ratings — published 1988 — 9 editions
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Changes for Samantha: A Win...

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3.99 avg rating — 3,271 ratings — published 1988 — 9 editions
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Happy Birthday Samantha!: A...

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3.95 avg rating — 3,208 ratings — published 1987 — 9 editions
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Meet Josefina: An American ...

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3.83 avg rating — 3,099 ratings — published 1997 — 15 editions
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Happy Birthday, Felicity! A...

3.89 avg rating — 2,869 ratings — published 1992 — 9 editions
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Meet Felicity: An American ... Felicity Learns a Lesson: A... Felicity's Surprise: A Chri... Happy Birthday, Felicity! A... Felicity Saves the Day: A S... Changes for Felicity: A Win...
American Girls: Felicity (6 books)
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Meet Molly: An American Girl Molly Learns a Lesson: A Sc... Molly's Surprise: A Christm... Happy Birthday, Molly: A Sp... Molly Saves the Day: A Summ... Changes for Molly: A Winter...
American Girls: Molly (6 books)
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3.94 avg rating — 24,895 ratings

Meet Kit: An American Girl ... Kit Learns a Lesson: A Scho... Kit's Surprise: A Christmas... Happy Birthday, Kit: A Spri... Kit Saves the Day: A Summer... Changes for Kit: A Winter S...
American Girls: Kit (6 books)
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3.98 avg rating — 14,058 ratings

Meet Josefina: An American ... Josefina Learns a Lesson: A... Josefina's Surprise: A Chri... Happy Birthday, Josefina!: ... Josefina Saves the Day: A S... Changes for Josefina: A Win...
American Girls: Josefina (6 books)
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3.87 avg rating — 11,748 ratings

Felicity's New Sister A Reward for Josefina Samantha's Winter Party Molly Takes Flight Felicity's Dancing Shoes Again, Josefina! Samantha Saves the Wedding
American Girls Short Stories (43 books)
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