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Meet Kirsten by Janet Beeler Shaw
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Dec 31, 2010

The book begins as Kirsten first comes to America from Sweden, detailing the family's struggle to reacher their family in Minnesota. Set in the 1850s, Kirsten must deal with real life troubles including the death of her friend.

Small details to Swedish customs and Amerian ways will teach the reader about frontier life as well as make anjoyable reading. The story is told in a gentle way which even makes the reader feel the grief of Kirsten at her friend's death.

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