WorldCat Identities

Tripp, Valerie 1951-

Overview
Works: 523 works in 1,808 publications in 3 languages and 129,917 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Historical fiction  Christmas fiction  Children's films  Drama  Made-for-TV movies  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films 
Roles: Author, Originator, Actor
Classifications: PZ7.T7363, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Valerie Tripp
Meet Molly : an American girl by Valerie Tripp( Book )

36 editions published between 1986 and 2003 in English and held by 3,737 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While her father is away fighting in World War II, Molly finds her life full of change as she eats terrible vegetables from the victory garden and plans revenge on her brother for ruining her Halloween
Meet Josefina, an American girl by Valerie Tripp( Book )

51 editions published between 1951 and 2002 in English and Spanish and held by 3,606 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nine-year-old Josefina, the youngest of four sisters living in New Mexico in 1824, tries to help run the household after her mother dies
Molly learns a lesson : a school story by Valerie Tripp( Book )

38 editions published between 1986 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,462 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During World War II, nine-year-old Molly and her friends work on projects to aid the war effort
Happy birthday, Molly! : a springtime story by Valerie Tripp( Book )

40 editions published between 1987 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When an English girl comes to stay at Molly's during World War II, she and Molly learn to bridge their differences and ultimately enjoy a wonderful, mutual birthday party
Meet Felicity : an American girl : 1774 by Valerie Tripp( Book )

30 editions published between 1991 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Williamsburg in 1774, nine-year-old Felicity rescues a beautiful horse who is being beaten and starved by her cruel owner
Happy birthday, Samantha! : a springtime story by Valerie Tripp( Book )

33 editions published between 1987 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Samantha's tenth birthday party is spoiled by the boy next door, Aunt Cornelia and her young twin sisters try to ease Samantha's disappointment by inviting her and Grandmary to visit them in New York City
Changes for Samantha : a winter story by Valerie Tripp( Book )

27 editions published between 1988 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When she discovers that Nellie and her sisters have been sent to an orphanage, Samantha, now living with her aunt and uncle in New York City, tries to help her friends as much as she can
Samantha saves the day : a summer story by Valerie Tripp( Book )

31 editions published between 1988 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,098 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While spending the summer at Grandmary's summer home on Goose Lake, Samantha and her twin cousins decide to visit the island where Samantha's parents were drowned during a storm
Molly's surprise : a Christmas story by Valerie Tripp( Book )

39 editions published between 1986 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,056 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Even though he is away serving in an English hospital during World War II, Molly's father finds a way to make the family Christmas very special
Felicity learns a lesson : a school story by Valerie Tripp( Book )

32 editions published between 1991 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,011 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shortly before the Revolutionary War, nine-year-old Felicity, who lives in Williamsburg, is torn between supporting the tariff-induced tea boycott and saving her friendship with Elizabeth, a young loyalist from England
Changes for Molly : a winter story by Valerie Tripp( Book )

28 editions published between 1988 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,975 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Molly's excitement at performing in a big show is exceeded only by the announcement that her father is returning home from the war
Felicity's surprise : a Christmas story by Valerie Tripp( Book )

35 editions published between 1991 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,974 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Christmas in Williamsburg means a dancing party at the Governor's Palace for Felicity, but her mother becomes very ill and cannot finish the special blue gown
Josefina's surprise : a Christmas story by Valerie Tripp( Book )

22 editions published between 1951 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 2,966 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The second Christmas after their mother has died, Josefina and her three sisters find that participating in the traditions of Las Posadas helps keep memories of Mamá alive
Molly saves the day : a summer story by Valerie Tripp( Book )

45 editions published between 1986 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,912 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Molly conquers her fear of swimming underwater when she and the other campers at Camp Gowonagin divide into two teams to play Color War
Changes for Felicity : a winter story by Valerie Tripp( Book )

26 editions published between 1992 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,834 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The outbreak of the Revolutionary War in 1775 brings drastic changes to Felicity's life in Williamsburg, affecting both her family and her friendship with Elizabeth
Happy birthday, Felicity! : a springtime story by Valerie Tripp( Book )

31 editions published between 1990 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,783 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As her tenth birthday approaches, Felicity is excited by her grandfather's visit, but she is also concerned about the growing tensions between the colonists and the British governor in Williamsburg
Felicity saves the day : a summer story by Valerie Tripp( Book )

24 editions published between 1988 and 2009 in English and held by 2,773 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During a visit to her grandfather's plantation in Virginia during the summer of 1775, Felicity's loyalty is torn between her father and Ben, her father's apprentice who needs her help as he runs away to join George Washington's army of Patriots
Josefina learns a lesson : a school story by Valerie Tripp( Book )

27 editions published between 1951 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,666 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Josefina and her sisters distrust learning to read and write, as well as other changes their Tía Dolores is bringing to the household, because they fear they will lose their memories of their mother
Happy birthday, Josefina! : a springtime story by Valerie Tripp( Book )

24 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 2,643 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Josefina hopes to become a "curandera" or healer like Tía Magdalena, and she is tested just before her tenth birthday when a friend receives a potentially fatal snakebite
Meet Kit, an American girl by Valerie Tripp( Book )

26 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,536 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When her father's business closes because of the Great Depression forcing Kit to make changes in her life, the nine-year-old responds with resourcefulness
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Meet Molly : an American girl
Covers
Meet Josefina, an American girlMolly learns a lesson : a school storyHappy birthday, Molly! : a springtime storyMeet Felicity : an American girl : 1774Happy birthday, Samantha! : a springtime storyChanges for Samantha : a winter storySamantha saves the day : a summer storyMolly's surprise : a Christmas story
Alternative Names
Valerie Tripp America writer

Valerie Tripp American writer

Valerie Tripp Amerikaans schrijfster

Languages
English (630)

Spanish (21)

French (2)