If you are a fan of history and love American Girl books, these books are for you! Engaging and interesting, this series focuses on Nanea, a young girl from Honolulu. The setting is the 1940s, before and during World War II. Nanea is the youngest in her family and her favorite things are hulu class, her dog, and her friends. The realistic history and storyline is engaging and interesting. There is also a two-page historical spread about the effects of the war in Hawaii. A Hawaiian glossary is included in the back of each book.