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American Girl Nonfiction Collection Series
Authors: Susan Sinnott, Catherine Gourley, Yvette La Pierre, Harriet Brown, Dottie Raymer
Number of Books in Series: 8
Age Group: 8 - 12 years

Reading Level: AR Levels 5.5-6.9
GLE 7.8
DRA 38
Lexile® measure 860L-1060L
Companion/Related Series: list of all American Girl series

Book 1 Summary: Describes the conditions of African Americans in the North and the South during and immediately after the Civil War.


American Girl Nonfiction Collection Book List:

The books in this series are unrelated (different characters and setting) and can be read in any order.

Publication Order

Book 1: Welcome to Addy's World, 1864: Growing Up During America's Civil War
Ages 8-12. September 1, 1999.
AR: 6.5 (1.0 Point, Quiz #34732)
Lexile measure: IG1000L

Book 2: Welcome to Felicity's World, 1774: Growing Up in Colonial America
Ages 8-12. September 1, 1999.
AR: 5.6 (1.0 Point, Quiz #34731)
Lexile measure: IG890L

Book 3: Welcome to Kirsten's World, 1854: Growing Up in Pioneer America
Ages 8-12. September 1, 1999.
AR: 5.7 (1.0 Point, Quiz #34733)
Lexile measure: IG920L

Book 4: Welcome to Samantha's World, 1904: Growing Up in America's New Century
Ages 8-12. September 1, 1999.
AR: 5.9 (1.0 Point, Quiz #34735)
Lexile measure: IG920L

Book 5: Welcome to Josefina's World, 1824: Growing Up on America' Southwest Frontier
Ages 8-12. October 1, 1999.
AR: 6.2 (1.0 Point, Quiz #34736)
Lexile measure: IG990L

Book 6: Welcome to Molly's World, 1944: Growing Up in World War Two America
Ages 8-12. October 1, 1999.
AR: 5.5 (1.0 Point, Quiz #34734)
Lexile measure: IG860L

Book 7: Welcome to Kit's World, 1934: Growing Up During America's Great Depression
Ages 8-12. March 1, 2002.
AR: 6.9 (2.0 Points, Quiz #65488)
Lexile measure: IG1060L

Book 8: Welcome to Kaya's World, 1764: Growing Up in a Native American Homeland
Ages 8-12. September 15, 2003.
AR: 6.7 (2.0 Points, Quiz #72321);  GLE: 7.8
F&P/GRL: P;  DRA: 38
Lexile measure: IG1060L

Book Sets: Sets of Up to 8 Books

Other Websites for Additional Information:

Author Website for Catherine Gourley
Author Website for Harriet Brown


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