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Felicity's Short Story Collection

(American Girl: Short Stories)

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Felicity is growing up in Virginia just before the Revolutionary War. As the colonies struggle to break free from England's rule, Felicity has her own struggles for independence. She's learning what it means to be a proper gentlewoman, and she's beginning to form her own beliefs. Through her adventures, Felicity discovers that with independence comes responsibility. ...more
Hardcover, 213 pages
Published August 1st 2006 by American Girl Publishing Inc (first published September 2002)
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Panda Incognito
I was excited to snag an affordable used copy of this book, and enjoyed it very much, especially since I am now old enough to feel less acute vicarious embarrassment over Felicity's scrapes. These short stories are all fun and educational, and the collection also includes one about Valentine's Day that was never published as a stand-alone. I had no idea that this collection would include something new, and enjoyed that story tremendously. It is so sweet and creative, and I'm glad that I got to r ...more
Megan
Apr 28, 2020 rated it really liked it
This book has five separate short stories from the Felicity: An American Girl series that I’ve been reading for the “American Girls” podcast that I’ve been listening to by Allison Horrocks and Mary Mahoney. I will be reviewing all the stories individually, on their own book pages (because they are individual books... this was just a nice collection I got for cheap). As a collective whole, however, I did like the stories. Some of them were a little ridiculous (but it is Felicity, of course), but ...more
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Danae
2.5*

I'm writing this review too long after reading the book to remember details, but I do generally think the stories were cute.
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Sesana
Jul 25, 2012 rated it liked it
Reading for a second time in 2013, I think I liked this collection a bit more than I had originally. The stories are nice and fit neatly into Felicity's timeline. And giving each story its own historical context section meant that a lot of detailed information could be shared about relatively minor things, like Valentine's Day. ...more
Amanda Kay
Aug 12, 2012 rated it liked it
These little editions are so great for the short stories. I acquired all of them this summer, and it's nice to have the stories that were added just to make complete sets. These build on the Felicity character, but are a bit lacking in depth. ...more
Jenni Lithgow
This was a gift from my friend Sarah, and it was a fun little read! I read all the regular Felicity stories when I was a kid, but had never read the short stories. It was a real treat to get to read new-to-me Felicity stories that I'd never read before! :) ...more
Kelly
Nov 26, 2015 rated it liked it
Shelves: ag-books, own
Very good collection of stories. Sweet and simple and make one feel warm and fuzzy inside.
Caitlin
Jan 03, 2011 marked it as to-read
Met the author in NYC and got a signed copy at American Girl Place. She loved hearing how I was from Williamsburg! :)
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this book has 5 books in it and is really intrested!!
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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 and one brother. A member of the first co-educated class at Yale University, Tripp also has a M.Ed. from Harvard. Since 1985 she has lived in Silver Spring, Maryland. Her husband teaches history at Montgomery College.

Right out of college, Tripp s
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