Nanea: 3-Book Boxed Set
Nanea is a native of Honolulu and the youngest in her family. Her favorite things are hulu class, her dog, and her friends. She is eager to be a grown up and will soon be forced into more responsibility when World War II begins.
Dive in to Hawaiian history with Nanea in this three-book boxed set. You'll journey to Honolulu, where peaceful island life is upended with the attack on Pearl Harbor. You'll learn how hula can heal the spirit, and how Nanea wants more than anything to lend a helping hand to the soldiers. Then, travel back in time to meet Nanea in an exciting story that lets you choose what happens next!
The set includesGrowing up Aloha: A Nanea Classic 1,Hula for the Home Front: A Nanea Classic 2, andPrints in the Sand: My Journey with Nanea.
Historical fiction at its finest for girls. These books each focus on a different American girl from a particular time in American history, each with a different lifestyle, heritage, hopes, and desires. These are popular with their audiences because the girls are so easy to identify with and the stories realistically portray what life was like at that time with events, styles and culture expertly interwoven. Our girls devoured these when they were younger, and although the series has undergone some changes, the stories are available for a whole new generation. Each girl's series is changing over to a two-volume set with three of the previously-published
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.