Sign up today for a Tea Party, Saturday April 6th at 11:30am, to celebrate something new here at KPL, the American Girl Lending Program. The tea party is open to children ages 3-10 and space is limited.
Kit has recently arrived and is excited to start a new adventure each time she is loaned out. She will bring along her first book, a journal and of course every girl needs a hair brush!
Want to know more about Kit?
- Who she is: a bright light in the dark days of the Great Depression
- Where she lives: Cincinnati, Ohio
- In her day: Many families couldn’t afford to buy food or pay rent
- Nickname: Kit! Her real name is Margaret Mildred
- Likes: the Cincinnati Reds baseball team
- Best friend: schoolmate Ruthie Smithens, who loves princess stories and movie stars
- Hero: Amelia Earhart, a famous and daring pilot
- Memorable moment: finding a homeless old dog and giving her a new life
- Fun fact: The Kittredges start raising chickens and Kit sells the eggs door-to-door
- Favorite book: Robin Hood and His Adventures
- Dislikes: her household chores, which never seem to end
- What she’d rather be doing: writing and reporting for her own newspaper
- What changes her life: Her family takes in boarders to earn money because Dad lost his job
- What she discovers: Family and friendship are worth more than anything you could ever own
(information from The American Girl website)
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