Valerie Tripp

Valerie Tripp


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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: 3.95 · 119,772 ratings · 3,302 reviews · 171 distinct worksSimilar authors
Meet Felicity: An American ...

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3.87 avg rating — 9,737 ratings — published 1991 — 3 editions
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Meet Molly: An American Gir...

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3.92 avg rating — 8,130 ratings — published 1986 — 5 editions
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Samantha's Boxed Set

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3.99 avg rating — 6,044 ratings — published 1990 — 12 editions
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Felicity: An American Girl

3.99 avg rating — 5,190 ratings — published 1992 — 12 editions
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Molly: An American Girl : 1944

3.96 avg rating — 5,074 ratings — published 1986 — 14 editions
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Felicity Saves the Day: A S...

3.89 avg rating — 4,418 ratings — published 1992 — 4 editions
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Happy Birthday Samantha!: A...

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Samantha Saves the Day: A S...

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4.08 avg rating — 4,263 ratings — published 1988 — 5 editions
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Meet Kit: An American Girl ...

3.96 avg rating — 3,784 ratings — published 2000 — 9 editions
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Changes for Samantha: A Win...

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4.03 avg rating — 3,963 ratings — published 1988 — 5 editions
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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...
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3.94 avg rating — 31,863 ratings

Meet Felicity: An American ... Felicity Learns a Lesson: A... Felicity's Surprise Happy Birthday, Felicity! A... Felicity Saves the Day: A S... Changes for Felicity: A Win...
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3.91 avg rating — 30,649 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...
(6 books)
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4.00 avg rating — 17,239 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...
(6 books)
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3.91 avg rating — 14,680 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
(43 books)
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3.82 avg rating — 7,113 ratings

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