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Race American PDF #201 she meets Mademoiselle Oceane a talented opera singer Marie Grace longs to take lessons She loves Marie Grace American Girls Marie MOBI #224 to sing and she would like to get to know Cecile Rey t. First book in the Marie Grace Cecile books Half the books are from her perspective half from Cecile s So far so good I ll add in a full review when I m done with the seriesETA after finishing the series In a way this series felt like a longish single book from multiple viewpoints than a series After the initial setup in the first two books the entire series deals mainly with an epidemic of yellow fever Put it another way the other American Girls historicals have read like episodes in a TV series Marie Grace and Cecile read like a miniseries It s a nice change of pace and I think I preferred it to the disconnected series This is the first so far only series with split protagonists Luckily they do read like different people sharing a world instead of two facets of the same person Also a nice change of pace Celine s family are well to do free people of color something I don t see terribly much of in historical fiction especially aimed at this age group I was nervous about how the split protagonists would work especially with early books repeating entire scenes from one book to the next That happened less with later books so it ended up working out much better than I had expected

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Meet Marie Grace American Girls Marie Grace and Cécile #1

He confident girl who is Mademoiselle's student But Marie Grace is shy and starting school reminds her how hard it is to make friends and fit in Can an unexpected adventure help her feel as if she belongs in New Orlean. The Marie GraceC cile series is not as historically based as the other series nor does it address issues as serious as the others It glosses over things and is extremely superficial Considering the basis for the series it could have been very well done and interesting but came up extremely short

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Grace American Kindle #213 Marie Grace Gardner has just arrived in New Orleans and she hopes she never has Meet Marie ePUB #192 to move again The lively city is unlike any other place Marie Grace has lived When Marie G. This was one of the boring Historical American Girl books I felt like her character was a bit bland and the story itself was pretty slow moving I m not sure I love this step away from the traditional set up of American Girl stories but I can see how it could be interesting creating stories that kind of run together I think the setting is interesting But I wish they would have picked a different year to do For a number of reasons First of all it really bothers me that this story isn t set in a year ending with a 4 I know that s dumb but it s the first one that isn t and for some reason that just bothers me It is also only 1 year earlier than the Kirsten stories I know they are different regions and these girls aren t pioneers but it just doesn t feel that different than me And Marie Grace seems to have some similar problems as the Kirsten character 1 They both just moved from far away and don t have any friends they know near by they are both reserved because of this 2 Both characters are also thrown into a situation where they don t speak the local language and struggle in school and with friends because of this 3 it hasn t happened yet but just by reading the summaries of the stories Marie Grace s stories include major illnesses and epidemics and Kirsten goes through this too when her friend dies of Cholera With these similarities it just makes me wish they had picked a time period about 10 years earlier and done a slightly different take on the stories


10 thoughts on “Meet Marie Grace American Girls Marie Grace and Cécile #1

  1. says:

    I didn't want to like it AG has become over commercialized with expensive products and retiring old favorites Marie Grace and Cecil

  2. says:

    Marie Grace was born in New Orleans where she lived with her father a doctor and her mother who came from a French family After her mother died

  3. says:

    This was one of the boring Historical American Girl books I felt like her character was a bit bland and the story itself was pretty slow moving I'm not sure I love this step away from the traditional set up of American Girl stories but I can see how it could be interesting creating stories that kind of run together I think the setting is interesting But I wish they would have picked a different year to do For a number of reason

  4. says:

    First book in the Marie Grace Cecile books Half the books are from her perspective half from Cecile's So far so good I'll add in a full review when I'm done with the seriesETA after finishing the series In a way this series felt like a longish single book from multiple viewpoints than a series After the initial setup in the first tw

  5. says:

    Finally my 8 year old daughter is interested in the story behind her American Girl The AG books are rich with history and

  6. says:

    RecapCecile Rey is one of the gens de couleur libres or free people of color living in New Orleans in 1853 Together she and her friend Marie Grace experience all that the diverse busy city has to offer Mardi Gras parades and costume balls outdoor French markets helping to fight a yellow fever epidemic volunteering at a local orphanage and p

  7. says:

    I really enjoyed reading this book I grew up loving American Girl books and pretty much read the entire series at the time Marie Grac

  8. says:

    Marie Grace now of New Orleans formerly of Elton Massachusetts is different from most American Girls she is shy uiet and lacks self confidence especially since she is surrounded by French speaking NO natives who know the ropes better than sh

  9. says:

    The Marie GraceCécile series is not as historically based as the other series nor does it address issues as serious as t

  10. says:

    I love the American Girl series of books Though I'm not their target audience any longer I still like reading about the characters they've invented since my childhood The NOLA characters flopped pretty spectacularly being released and retired in the span of 3 years But maybe the books had something to do with that? Not to say this one was bad

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