American Girl has a knack for publishing great books for girls and these Welcome to _______’s World titles are no exception. Plus what a selection:
- Welcome to Felicity's World, 1774: Growing Up in Colonial America
- Welcome to Kirsten's World, 1854: Growing Up in Pioneer America
- Welcome to Addy's World, 1864: Growing Up During America's Civil War
- Welcome to Josefina's World 1824: Growing Up on America's Southwest Frontier
- Welcome to Samantha's World-1904: Growing Up in America's New Century
- Welcome to Kit's World, 1934 : Growing Up During America's Great Depression
Welcome to Molly's World,1944: Growing Up in World War Two America the pages are brimming with collage style layouts. You learn not only about the causes and logistics of the war but about how it effected the work force, fashions and lifestyles on the home front. Interspersed among all the interesting details are stories of Roosevelt’s fireside chats, British orphans and a leukemia afflicted Japanese girl, Sadako.
Unfortunately it appears that these are out of print. But luckily they are still available through out-of-print sources.
Activity: Help Molly lend a hand on the home front. Here is a fun online game from American Girl!