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4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 4.00 (1,316 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Valerie Tripp Narrator: Therese Plummer Publisher: Recorded Books Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: November 2008 ISBN:
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This enchanting American Girl story collection features the spunky heroine of the critically acclaimed movie Kit Kittredge.

It is 1934, and the Great Depression has found the Kittredges. First, Kit's father loses his job, then the family is forced to take in boarders to make ends meet. A spellbinding book, Kit will also help listeners understand a difficult time in American history. Download and start listening now!

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Listener Opinions

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Lauren | 2/17/2014

    " it was a good leson on friendship,imagenation, and family.kit's family lived dring the depreson. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Rachael | 2/6/2014

    " We loved Kit. We really like all the American Girls books - another great audio pick for the summer. I'm impressed with the quality of writing, the relevance of the historical stories and the gentle lessons taught. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Hannah | 1/22/2014

    " Kit. Oh, Kit! These books were really good! I loved reading them with my sister and mom! It was very fun to go on her journey. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Karoline | 1/22/2014

    " I learned that growing up in the Great depression must have been hard. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Alexis | 1/21/2014

    " I learned a lot about the Great Depression in this book. I think it was a good book because it taught a lot of educational things about how people survived in the Great Depression. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Laura | 1/13/2014

    " Read these out of curiosity as an adult--loved them! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Emily | 1/11/2014

    " A super easy read that gives you an inside look on the depression.... Very well written :D "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Euroca | 1/7/2014

    " I really enjoyed this set. It made me think about how really blessed we are today. I want my kids to read these. Even my older ones. Maybe it will help them realize all that they have and how easy it is to lose material posessions. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Melissa | 12/29/2013

    " Afton loves it and really liked the movie. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Kristen | 11/4/2013

    " I loved these books. They were a quick read (probably because they are for girls age 8 and up:) and I enjoyed reading about her life in the Great Depression. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Makell | 10/17/2013

    " These books were good and so fun! If you have a little sister i would read these books to her! She'll love them! "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Marianne | 10/13/2013

    " These book's are so great!! Kit is growing up during the depression and she is realizing she has to face it ....... She's poor. Learn about kit and growing up in the time of depression and see what they did to help and try to get a meal on their plates. "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 Kit | 10/3/2013

    " SORRY, BUT YOU'RE NOT A REAL AMERICAN GIRL, PLEASE VANISH. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Kimberly Cheyenne | 9/23/2013

    " I liked Kit's stories because they reminded me of stories my grandmother told of growing up during the depression herself. I also always liked Kit because I looked like her at that age:) "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Renae M. | 9/2/2013

    " Kit was fun, but not my favorite. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Gillian A. | 5/28/2013

    " I learned a lot about depression after i read these books and then since I loved Kit so much after that I got her for Christmas. I can even tell you her real name which happens to be Margrat, I think thats how u say it "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Milana | 4/28/2013

    " One of my favorite AG girls!!! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Mary | 2/3/2013

    " I love the American Girl series and I plan to keep them for many years to come. Kit, is a spunky girl with pride and good nack of making stuff into fun. She wishes to be a reporter and through her adventures during the Great Depression draws you into a world, that is starting to look like our own. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Mary | 12/29/2012

    " Loved these books when I was younger, and I still do. The series was especially fascinating for me, since I live so close to where Kit lived. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Annalise | 11/24/2012

    " This is a good set of stories. Kit is a really cool girl trying to make her way through hard times in the depression. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Kristin | 10/27/2012

    " Who can't love the American Girl series? Just as the others, Kit's story collection takes a point in time, in this case the Great Depression, and tells about life from a young girl's point of view. Kit has the kind of caring and gumption we hope all girls develop. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Kathrine | 8/18/2012

    " I Loved these books I read evry single 1!!!!!! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Kristilin | 6/7/2012

    " Love American Girl! Great story for young girls to learn about the Great Depression. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Ashley | 5/17/2012

    " My daughter loves these and we like the morals and messages behind them. Good role models. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Emily | 3/4/2012

    " I love Kit! She is my favorite American Girl. I have her doll. I just love the Depression time because we know people still living from it. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Jenna | 12/6/2011

    " This was my favorite american girl when i was younger, i don't read them anymore. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Josie | 11/26/2011

    " the kit seris is so cute i love all if the american girl seris!!! "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Sorrel | 7/6/2011

    " Ugh, Kit is so bossy and annoying! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Victoria | 6/20/2011

    " These books are about a 9 year old girl living during the great depression. She brings food to hobos and helps her family out by getting a job. She also is a great journalist. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 McKinney | 4/20/2011

    " Felicity was always among my favorites of the American Girls. I learned so much about colonial America, and though Felicity faces problems unique to that era, girls today could relate to many of her trials as well. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Leokids | 2/18/2011

    " We own this book, got it a few years ago when Caitlin was given the Felicity doll. At age 7, she liked the book enough to want to read all of the Felicity books from the library, but hasn't asked to own any more of them. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Sloane | 1/3/2011

    " This is actually a 2 1/2 star book. I like this book, but think the movie is way worse. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Kelsey | 12/24/2010

    " I really liked this book, even though I am 11. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Mindi | 10/17/2010

    " This is one book of the American Girls Collections. I had read every one of them when I was a child and learned about the struggles and successes of life in the past. The girls in my class love reading them and I am glad that I recommended this series of books to them! "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Wendy | 2/21/2010

    " I liked it but Eliza made me stop reading it because she was afraid of Jiggy Nye, the local blacksmith in the book. He is kind of mean. Now we are just back to reading picture books until I find something different. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Britt-goodie of newsieness | 2/2/2010

    " It was interesting. It was nice. I like all the American Girl books...except for the ones I haven't read. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Ale | 11/7/2009

    " i really liked this book because you learned the life about colonial time and war!!! you too learned the life about a girl that eants to save a horse that is about to be killed by a bad man! "

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About the Narrator

Thérèse Plummer is an actor, award-winning voice-over artist, and counselor. She is a five-time winner of the AudioFile Earphones Award for audio narration. She has appeared in a variety of television and film roles. As a counselor for adolescents, she spent five years using drama therapy techniques in individual and group settings.