This is partof the American Girls Collection What was it like to be a girl long ago? This is the story of Kit,a nine year old girl living durning the depression. As you read their stories you can imagine how different life was back then, but you'll also discover that the feelings, ideas and dreams are just like yours.
Kit Kittredge is a nine-year-old girl with a nose for news. But since most of the news in the early 1930s is about the hard times of the Depression, Kit writes her own newspaper stories. she reports on what happens at home while Dad is at work--like the day Mother invites fussy Mrs. Howard and her son to stay with them.