Kirsten and the New Girl


Kirsten and the New Girl is part of the Short Stories collections, featuring Kirsten Larson.


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Story Summary

Looking Back: Friendship in 1854

Discusses girls' friendship in pioneer America. Topics include:

  • Friendship tokens
  • How many were made or gathered from items such as scrap paper, hair, or found items
  • Early photography
  • Quilting, including quilting bees and friendship medleys

Activity: Make a Friendship Pillow

Instructions on how to make a friendship pillow.

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