I loved this as a kid. I felt that everyday life was well described, though I It's been a long time since I've read or reviewed any American Girl books. This nonfiction companion to the Molly's WW2 American girl story was a pleasure to glance through. Gourley's first published book was a historical novel, The Courtship of Joanna, that explored the experiences of Irish immigrants who worked in the anthracite coal mines of Northeastern Pennsylvania in the s. Once I could get him past the girly cover, I think he enjoyed flipping through it.
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Very highly recommended, especially while homeschooling!
Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Had a good overview of the European theatre, but needed more on the Pacific side. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Nov 29, Laura rated it really liked it Shelves: I loved this as a molpyworld. Published February 2nd by American Girl first published October I could imagine myself as Molly, worrying about my father at war and trying to help my busy, overworked mother.
With so many illustrations and stories, you don't feel at weocome like you're being taught about WWII. Pandie rated it really liked it Feb 09, She returned to Northeastern Pennsylvania in to write full-time.
At some point, the binding fell apart and I had to tape what was left. In this position also she edited Read, a literature magazine for middle school students. Second time checking out.
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Thanks for telling us about the problem. I would recommend this to older American Girl fans simply bec Unlike the American Girl stories, this book isn't moplyworld fictional story: Heidi rated it really liked it May 28, Elizabeth rated it liked it Nov 14, Reading this book was truly educational because I had no clue on most of the things it talked about, so I genuinely enjoyed learning mollywoorld life on the home front. No trivia or quizzes yet.
I wish that they hadn't discontinued Molly and hope they bring her back someday so I can go back and explore her world all over again with doll in hand.
Morgan rated it it was amazing Sep 06, Her research has taken her into the belly of a whaleship on an icy January morning in Mystic, Connecticut, deep into a coal mine eelcome Northeastern Pennsylvania, to tenement buildings on New York City's Lower East Side, and even into the Secret Annexe in Amsterdam where Anne Frank and her f As a nonfiction author speciailizing in social history, Cathy spends a great deal of time researching the past.
This was a really great set put out by AG in the late 90s.
To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Aug 18, Amanda Kay rated it really liked it Shelves: Jana Tenbrook Reviews from the Stacks rated it it was amazing Mar 22, Lindsey rated it it was amazing Jul 27, Jan 16, Lori rated it really liked it. American Girl, history fans. I never completely read the entire six-book Molly series, so I was still a bit fuzzy about why Molly was called an American Girl on the Home Front.
There are some heavier details-- D-Day, concentration camps, bombing of Japan-- and I did exclude a few bits of info the sake of the kids, but I wouldn't need to edit it if they were a couple years older. Want to Read saving….
Welcome to Molly's World · 1944: Growing Up in World War Two America (American Girls Collection)
Just enough facts, just enough pictures to make this whole book work really really well. Lists with This Book. Really love this series and found this book wonderful.
I still keep mine on my bookshelf amongst my history books.