Felicity Learns a Lesson

Paperback | September 1, 1991

byValerie TrippIllustratorDan Andreasen, Luann Roberts

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Felicity is sent to Miss Manderly?s house to learn to be a polite gentlewoman. She practices stitchery, dancing, penmanship, and the proper way to serve tea. Two sisters from England join the lessons, and one of them, Elizabeth, becomes Felicity?s best friend. Learning to serve tea is great fun, until Felicity?s father decides that the king?s tax on tea is unfair. He refuses to sell tea in his store or to drink it at home. How can Felicity continue the tea lessons she loves and still be loyal to her father?

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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

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Felicity is sent to Miss Manderly?s house to learn to be a polite gentlewoman. She practices stitchery, dancing, penmanship, and the proper way to serve tea. Two sisters from England join the lessons, and one of them, Elizabeth, becomes Felicity?s best friend. Learning to serve tea is great fun, until Felicity?s father decides that the king?s tax on tea is unfair. He refuses to sell tea in his sto...

Valerie Tripp graduated with honors from the first coeducational class at Yale University in 1973. While an undergraduate, she helped found Calvin Hill Day Care Center. She worked there and wrote her senior thesis about the stories the three-, four-, and five-year old children told about themselves. Tripp received a Masters of Education from Harvard University in 1981. From 1974 to 1980, Tripp was a writer for the Ad...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:69 pages, 8.46 × 6.22 × 0.24 inPublished:September 1, 1991Publisher:American Girl Publishing IncLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1562470078

ISBN - 13:9781562470074

Appropriate for ages: 9 - 12

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