Meet Rebecca (American Girl Collection) Paperback – July 1, 2009 by Jacqueline Greene (Author), Jennifer Hirsch (Editor), Robert Hunt (Illustrator) & 0 more 4.3 out of 5 stars 38 ratings “And what she will eat for lunch?”, Grandpa chimed in. There was a sharp knock on the door. She’s practically a baby!” The two big-sister dolls butted into the little Beckie doll, and it wobbled close to the edge of the windowsill. “After all, they’re fourteen.”. “Did you really think we’d forget your birthday?” she asked. No party, and no cake either. Scan with your phone’s camera app to experience Mercari on the phone. “Come help me, bubeleh,” her grandmother said, using her favorite Yiddish word for “sweetie.”, Rebecca took a few steps up. “Oooh!” cried the group. Bring your club to Amazon Book Clubs, start a new book club and invite your friends to join, or find a club that’s right for you for free. Her name is Rebecca Rubin. Rebecca sipped her steaming soup, with Mama’s homemade noodles. See All Buying Options. Of course, I only get to see the ones I can sneak away from my sisters.”. “Remember that!”. Compassion. Instead, our system considers things like how recent a review is and if the reviewer bought the item on Amazon. Grandpa and Papa made fizzy egg creams in tall glasses while Mama served the cake. But she knows that for her plan to work, she'll have to keep it a secret. “My friend Rose is here.”. “And you weren’t even born! Rebecca held her breath. He pulled a flowery scarf from his pocket and draped it around Rebecca’s neck. Send a message to our Customer Service staff, Play on with help and healing from our expert medical staff, Where play and points add up to the most inspired perks around. Lily looks exactly like an American Girl … Brief content visible, double tap to read full content. 6Save $5 with purchase of an American Girl® 18” doll and select accessory. “The story of Rebecca is a marvelous introduction to the Jewish immigrant experience. “Who is it, Mama?”, Mama stirred sizzling potatoes and onions as she answered. Rebecca felt giddy with pleasure. Rose shook her head. It’s about history!”, “Try telling that to Bubbie,” Rebecca muttered, imagining the stern look her grandmother would give her if she dared ask to see such a movie. “Not only is this doll beautiful; she comes with a significant story of historical value. Just follow the instructions, cut, fold, glue, and create! The air was turning cooler. After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages you are interested in. Rebecca’s decision to share the stage with her cousin during a school performance proves that one simple act of kindness makes a big difference to someone else. Meet Rebecca (American Girl) by Jacqueline Greene. 5.0 out of 5 stars Great, heartwarming story about a young girl adapting to life in America as a minority. “Such a busy day at the shoe store,” Grandpa said. Highly recommend all. Mr. Goldberg put on a new record and cranked the handle. Rebecca pretended two of the bigger dolls were her older sisters. Ferries carried thousands of immigrants from Ellis Island, known as "the gateway to America," to their new home in New York City. Tonight she would find out. Giant letters blazed across the golden marquee: Rebecca and Rose stepped into the shade under the marquee. Remove from Wish list. “Come, it’s time to light the candles.”, Benny dashed to Papa and pulled at his sleeve. We only allow her to read the classic girls and this is a great edition to her set. “Do you want jam on it?” she asked. “Don’t carry too many plates at once!” she cautioned. I don’t think this is quite right for you,” he decided. I wonder if they like matzo.”. Rebecca hummed along, and her friend Rose snapped her fingers in time to the lively music. She helps her father in his store and her mother in the kitchen. Dress “I don’t think I’ve heard of this Cleopatra actress before.”, “She must be new,” said Rebecca. Rebecca thought Max was funny. Rebecca couldn’t see anything in his hand. “I don’t want to annoy Mr. Goldberg.”. “Rose and I were—” Rebecca started to explain, but before she could finish, a chorus of voices shouted, “Surprise!”. Rebecca Rubin, a brand-new American Girl, is a nine-year-old Jewish girl growing up in 1914 New York, with aspirations to become an actress. Extra leaves had been placed in the table to make room for everyone, and Rebecca smoothed the large white tablecloth. “I don’t think he minds,” Rose said. “You knew about the party all along! Greene visited Ellis Island, New York museums, and a synagogue to help build Rebecca’s background. Reviewed in the United States on December 26, 2014, Reviewed in the United States on September 21, 2014, Reviewed in the United States on August 9, 2013. It also analyzes reviews to verify trustworthiness. Cannot be combined with offers available elsewhere. “Since this week is Passover, I guess hardly anybody is eating out.” Rose looked longingly at jars filled with brightly colored jelly beans. “This sure looks like a button to me.”. Next, Mama removed the delicately embroidered hallah cover from the warm bread. 15 Books. Back in Russia, my family never celebrated birthdays—not like here. In addition, we selected historical novelist Jacqueline Dembar Greene to write Rebecca’s stories. She lined them up along the parlor windowsill, behind the sheer curtains. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on September 3, 2014. anche se c'era scritto poco usato, è arrivato veramente un libro nuovo. Unfortunately, the offer will not be extended if you are unable to order due to technical issues. Additional charges apply for rush shipping, shipping outside of the US or Canada, and shipping large items. Mr. Goldberg cranked the handle on the phonograph in his candy shop, and the bright, tinkly sound of a piano filled the store. You don’t change a name like a dirty shirt!”, Max didn’t argue. I bought the Portraits of American Girlhood - and love it, but she is missing a few girls. “I don’t really feel like it,” Rebecca said, heading up the front stoop. “Still, it’s fun eating the special Passover foods we have only once a year, like matzo. “If you make them laugh, your audience will love you.” He winked at Rebecca. Benny heaved a sigh of relief. The story is quick and easy to read. Papa handed Mama a penny bouquet of flowers, as he did every Friday. Employee discounts do not apply. Magazines like this one featured popular actors of the time. Rebecca didn’t dare argue with Bubbie and Grandpa and Papa, especially in front of everyone. Do you have any chalk?”. Sophie!” Bubbie called. “Don’t you love seeing the beautiful actresses?”. The girls ducked around a gang of boys playing stickball and passed some girls playing jacks on the sidewalk. “Do you really mean it?”, “Now that you’re ten,” Sophie smiled, “we think you’re old enough to go to the pictures with us.”. “I guess I just have to skip my birthday this year.”, “Think about something fun,” Rose suggested as they approached Rebecca’s building. Inside was a colored postcard with a picture of Charlie Chaplin on it. Rose shrugged. See my other listings for the stand and a display case. “It’s magic!” exclaimed Benny, Rebecca’s little brother. “Moyshe, Max, what’s the difference? Charges for gift cards, shipping and processing, and sales tax; donations to a charitable cause; Doll Hair Salon; Doll Hospital; parties, dining, and food purchases; Special Events tickets; and returns, exchanges, and requests for delayed shipping are excluded, and do not count toward the qualifying dollar amount. An idea was flickering in her mind, forming a glow as bright as the Sabbath candles. That’s why you kept thinking of excuses not to come back here.”, “I could barely keep it secret!” Rose giggled. We reserve the right to limit order and item quantities. It was included with the Rebecca doll when purchased until the release of BeForever and could be purchased separately; it is now part of The Sound of Applause and later Rebecca: The Sound of Applause . “It’s easy when you use twelve eggs!” Mama replied. “Good idea!” She loved feeding the pigeons that Mr. Rossi, the building’s janitor, kept in cages on the rooftop. She wore a low-cut dress and held an open-mouthed snake close to her chest. Netflix released its new movie 'Rebecca' (based on the book by Daphne du Maurier) yesterday, starring Armie Hammer and Lily James. “But the loaves are so hot,” Sophie complained. Can Rebecca’s secret plan to raise money help smooth rough waters and aid her relatives' escape from Russia? This Lapbook goes along with The American Girl book Meet Rebecca. Her straight hair was adorned with a golden headdress. She looked at Mama and pleaded with her eyes. “I know the prayer by heart.”, “You heard Papa,” Sadie said. Prime members enjoy FREE Delivery and exclusive access to music, movies, TV shows, original audio series, and Kindle books. Ages 8-up. In Rebecca’s ‘own words,’ this American girl sounds a clear, pure note in the orchestra of American cultures and traditions.”, —Rabbi David Wolpe, author, speaker, and head rabbi of Sinai Temple. . Not valid at American Girl® Outlet, Amazon, Kohls, or Barnes & Noble retail locations or websites. It is recommended for ages 8 and up. He usually traveled around the country, acting in vaudeville shows, but other times he was out of work and needed to borrow money from Papa. All outlet sales are final. if you need help, please call 800-845-0005 and one of our service representatives will be happy to assist you. “An American name for an American actor.”, “America,” Bubbie grumbled. “Maybe she’d let me go to the movies if they made one about the history of Passover, when the Jews escaped from slavery in Egypt.” She pretended to be a barker calling people to the theater. This book is in very good used condition. “I haven’t seen her in a motion picture magazine. Rebecca decides to raise money for their passage by putting on a show right in her New York City neighborhood-until her disapproving grandmother steps in. They include Meet Rebecca, Rebecca and Ana, Candlelight for Rebecca, Rebecca and the Movies, Rebecca to the Rescue, and Changes for Rebecca. The Rebecca series highlights America’s melting pot—a period when millions of immigrants came to this country to start a new life. The man put his finger to his lips, signaling everyone to be quiet, and began sprinkling something in the doorway. “I didn’t think there could be a birthday cake on Passover!”, “It’s a sponge cake,” Mama explained, “made with special matzo flour.”. “The best part would show how the Jews couldn’t get across the Red Sea. They gave Max a round of applause. Every Friday, Mama cooked and cleaned all day to prepare for the Sabbath. “Sadie! 96 pgs. “It’s probably wrong to even wish for a cake,” Rebecca confessed. Great, heartwarming story about a young girl adapting to life in America as a minority. “You can’t have a hat like this one and only wear it at home. She clung to Rebecca’s arm. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required. ... “I want to marry an American girl for citizenship”. At last, Rose headed back to the sidewalk and ambled along toward Rebecca’s row house, stopping to admire the window displays in the stores along the route. She’s a whiz at crochet, and dreams of a day when she’s old enough for her sisters to take her seriously. American Girl Felicity meet accessories. It was a keepsake she had brought with her from Russia. Work Description. Gertie turned to Rebecca. When he stepped aside, Rebecca peered from under the brim to see Mama holding a big birthday cake, covered in swirly white frosting. Grandpa and Bubbie often mixed Yiddish words with their English. She looked in the icebox, but there was nothing except a jar of cold leftover soup. 8Save on outlet items while supplies last; quantities are limited to current stock. Ten candles glowed on top. Save on select favorites through month end2, Enjoy the most inspired perks around with AG Rewards, Free shipping every day on all orders $135+1. Please try again. “We really should go,” Rebecca insisted. Please try your request again later. “I could boil a couple of eggs and give her a banana and some leftover party cookies. “That is one of the best things in America. This Yiddish word loosely translates as "confidence," something Rebecca displays when she speaks up about poor working conditions at a local sweatshop. See the complete American Girl: Rebecca series book list in order, box sets or omnibus editions, and companion titles. She held up the two loaves, and the whole family gave thanks for their food. . No refunds or adjustments on previous purchases or orders in progress that have not yet shipped. Before the sun set, the family came together for a special dinner. Reviewed in the United States on June 18, 2011. Now Rebecca nearly did drop the plates. Once qualified, free shipping will automatically apply in your shopping bag at checkout. “Monday is school vacation, maybe, but is still Passover. Shipped with USPS First Class. Create a keepsake that will last for years to come while exploring this fascinating period of history. They hadn’t forgotten after all. “Look at this!” Rose exclaimed. Since she is only in Kindergarten she could only read a few chapters in the week she had them. “At least one person in this audience likes my joke,” he said. “It’s getting late.”, But Rose lingered under the marquee, reading all the posters out loud. She pulled the lid off and lifted out a beautiful hat with a large brim decorated with flowers. “The twins will light the candles,” Mama said firmly. Visitors never talked to her first when they met the family—they always fussed over Sadie and Sophie because they thought twins were so remarkable. Chutzpah. Max turned to Benny. “You were toddling around like a windup doll the last time I saw you. Every Friday night he put in his loose change. It was the first and only time her parents had let her attend. “Who’s coming?” Rebecca asked, adding a plate to the stack. Rose followed Rebecca into the kitchen, but the apartment was strangely quiet. Rebecca wondered. “So, you’ll both come,” Bubbie said. Purchase total must equal or exceed the minimum order requirement to qualify. Rebecca’s twin sisters hurried in, wearing matching dresses. Rebecca is a lively girl struggling to balance her Jewish heritage and her desire to become an actress. Rap-rap! Come by me for a minute.” Rebecca sighed. Dresses of the day often had a mixture of materials and contrasting patterns. Rebecca was speechless. Rebecca tried to swat Victor’s arm, but before she could catch him, a rhythmic knock sounded at the kitchen door. “We’d better go.”, “Oh, not yet!” Rose protested. “Why should I wear it when you’re at work?” she asked. To supplement her research, she watched documentaries and read more than 100 books. Bubbie put her hands on her hips. Discounts shown are valid online for outlet items only at “Can’t I light them tonight?” Rebecca begged. He even looked interesting, with his bright, dark eyes and the cane draped over his arm. Soon they came to the marble columns of the Orpheum Photo Play Theater. The dolls had belonged to Mama when she was growing up in Russia, before Rebecca was born. Everyone watched, mesmerized, as the scarf disappeared. “It’s extravagant, I know,” said Mama, “but it’s not every day that your daughter turns ten.”. 1Everyday Free Standard Shipping with a minimum order of $135 or more. A children's novel in the American Girl series, set in 1914 New York City. “Almost as pretty as you,” he smiled. Her cousins Josef and Michael called “Mazel tov—congratulations!” Mama and Papa and Rebecca’s brothers and sisters were all crowded into the tiny apartment. “You should tell your cousin Max. Designs in Sears and Montgomery Ward catalogues from the era served as inspiration for Rebecca’s movie premiere outfit. “I mean, Moses led the Jews out of Egypt thousands of years ago. Grandpa added some change. “Except for this year.” She hesitated a moment. You can call me anything, as long as you don’t call me late for dinner!”. Spoiler Alert: In this book, Rebecca's interest in acting and motion pictures causes conflict with her … You’re home already?” Mama asked, hastily throwing a napkin over a plate. “Your mother tells me you’re almost thirteen now, and studying hard for your bar mitzvah.” He dropped his voice lower, as if sharing a secret. Isn’t he a movie actor?”. A sultry actress with shadowed eyes outlined in black stared boldly out at them. To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number. Candlelight for Rebecca (American Girl) by Jacqueline Green. Is it your dream to meet an American husband to live happily ever after in The United States? Category: Books Tags: birthday gift, Books, gift for girls, Gift For Her, gift under 10, Soft Cover. Then she sat down and straightened the lacquer pin she often wore. “And we need one extra tonight.”. Rebecca caught her breath. There were seven painted dolls in all, each one tucked inside the next. A hollow sound echoed back. Rebecca knew that her friend was trying to cheer her up. When Rebecca learns of her relatives' struggle to gain passage to America from Russia, she wants to help and, after secretly earning some money, she is faced with a difficult moral choice. Rebecca's six-book set comes in a protective slipcase, and each story reveals more about this lively girl growing up in New York in 1914. “So, give a tap,” Bubbie told her. “Twelve eggs?” Rebecca repeated in disbelief. Author, Denise Lewis Patrick, shares her experience about writing the Melody stories. “I’m hungry,” Rebecca said to Rose after Mama had left. To capture the lively details of Rebecca’s story, we collaborated with experts in American Jewish history and American immigration. Shalom! He held a blue glass bottle of seltzer, while Grandpa brought out a jar of homemade chocolate syrup. Mama smiled. Rebecca burst out laughing. Unable to add item to List. “Time to call the matchmaker!” The twins put their hands over their mouths  to stifle their giggles. Inspired by what she learned, Greene even named characters after ones she saw for Russian immigrants in old census lists. There aren’t any lions around here.”. “Beautiful,” Max murmured. “When dough is done, bread sounds empty.”. Valid at and American Girl® retail stores. “What a boring day,” Rebecca grumbled. “I don’t think we should encourage this moving-picture nonsense,” Papa said. Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations, Select the department you want to search in. All positive reviews › Joshua P. Zatcoff. Rose followed a few steps behind her. She loved the foods that made Friday nights special. She opened the oven door and slid out two braided loaves of hallah bread. Offer valid through removal of the product from the promotion page or until limited promotional quantities are exhausted. Rebecca smiled at the thought. The whole of this series is hugely enjoyed by the girls at school, especially those who previously only read non-fiction. There was a problem loading your book clubs. “Done!” he teased. The American Girl series, by various authors, is a collection of novels set within toy line's fictional universe.Since its inception, American Girl has published books based on the dolls, with novels and other media to tie in with their dolls. “What you are putting on this clean floor?” Bubbie cried. The fact that Rebecca celebrates her Jewish heritage, especially during these troubling times of increased anti-Semitism, is very important.”. “Isn’t it swell to hear records?” Rebecca asked. “Happy birthday to you,” Max began singing, and everyone joined in. Discover fun games, videos, and more activities to inspire your imagination. But Mama should let me do something more important than just setting the table, she thought as she lifted a tall stack of Mama’s best dishes from the sideboard. She is a nine-year-old Russian Jewish girl whose maternal grandparents and parents immigrated to … Everyone ate and laughed. American Girl $61 $65 6% OFF. “Can I come up later?” she called. A tall young man wearing a jaunty straw hat and holding a polished cane poked his head into the room. She pointed to the glamorous poster of Lillian Armstrong. Rebecca frowned. Shop our selection of dolls, books, and more that help build girls of strong character. “The twins get to do everything!”. To help support their families, young immigrant boys earned money delivering milk and working in warehouses instead of going to school. Each loaf needed two eggs, and eggs were expensive. The family waited while Bubbie hung her apron in the kitchen. Together, this research blended into a world realistically rendered for girls today to enter and explore. “It’s almost sundown,” Rebecca said in a no-nonsense mama voice. “Because you’ll be coming with me,” Max said. We know they escaped without enough time to let their bread rise, and the unleavened bread was baked into flat matzos—but why do we have to worry about it today?”, “To remember how hard life was when the Jews were slaves,” Rose said. Sadie’s eyes sparkled, and she looked eager to help. American Girl $74 $85 12% OFF. We are unable to complete your request at this time. Don’t you think so?”, “Usually I do,” Rebecca agreed. Well, if you’re not having a party this year, then next year I think you should have two!”. “I’ve got an idea—let’s go up and give the pigeons a taste. And she's causing a bit of a sensation as … “It looks scary!”, “But it’s about a real person,” Rose said. Reviewed in the United States on November 11, 2013. American Girl $61 $65 6% OFF. Rebecca Rubin, American Girl's tenth historical character, debuted on May 31, 2009. Bubbie smiled, her eyes crinkling at the corners as she nudged Rebecca inside. Why doesn’t Bubbie ever ask me to check the bread? The scarf was gone, and in its place was a pink paper rose. Rebecca was puzzled. “Well, let’s just sit outside for a while, then,” Rose said, plopping herself down on the top step. “It’s for the women in the family.”. Please read our PRIVACY STATEMENT and TERMS AND CONDITIONS when you visit our site. You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition. If only they knew how left out Rebecca felt, being their younger sister! She let the curtains fall across her dolls and turned back to the parlor. “Oh, Max,” Rebecca sighed, “I feel just like a movie star!”, “We have a present for you, too,” said Rebecca’s sister Sadie, “although it’s not nearly as dramatic as that hat.”, Sophie, Sadie’s twin, handed Rebecca a small envelope. Now she must decide whether to take this big break, or follow her parents’ wishes and close the curtain on her dreams. There are so many foods we can’t eat during Passover, she and Bubbie don’t trust anything they haven’t made in their own kitchens.”, The girls strolled up the street, enjoying the sunshine that warmed the spring afternoon. Discounts not valid elsewhere, including at American Girl® retail stores and American Girl® retail outlet. Rebecca felt a twinge of guilt. American Girl Nellie's Blue Dress. Before Rebecca could make her brother dolls speak, Mama’s very real voice broke into her performance. But now the Russian dolls were Rebecca’s treasure. Welcome back! This is something I hear quite often from men who are envious of all the women who are able to get a better life through marriage to an American man. Help others learn more about this product by uploading a video! She ran to the door and gave two taps to complete the rhythm. No refunds or adjustments on previous purchases or orders in progress that have not yet shipped. Papa lifted Benny in the air, and Benny squealed with delight. “It’s time to set the table.”. The candles flickered, lighting up the twins’ faces with a golden glow. Finally, he spoke. Hold on . Does not include the stand shown in the picture. The girls paused at a tempting array of pastries and cakes in the window of an Italian bakery. Rebecca frowned. Reviewed in the United States on October 10, 2013. “My cousin, Moyshe.”. My Granddaughter had checked 3 of the Rebecca books out of her school library. “Everyone’s out playing,” Mama added quickly. And of course”—Rebecca joined in for the last item—“matzo!” she and Mama said in unison. Meet Rebecca (American Girl) USD $ 4.39. Rebecca had never imagined that Mama’s cousin would be so exciting. Rebecca sighed. She ought to make a wish, but what more could she wish for? Sadie and Sophie shook their heads at the silly joke. As the girls stepped into the hallway, Rebecca heard Bubbie calling from the top landing. Alas, everything becomes outdated and out of print eventually. Everyone watched as they lit the white candles with a long wooden match. If a real actor was coming to dinner, she wanted everything to be perfect. “Beckie’s not a baby anymore. She LOVES these books and her parents love the good family values they portray. Rebecca had always wondered what an actor was like in real life, when he wasn’t onstage. She set out two silver candlesticks and placed one white candle in each. No refunds or adjustments on previous purchases, returns or exchanges, or orders in progress that have not yet shipped. Rebecca pushed the papa doll until it stood in front of the others. She is certainly old enough to light the candles tonight.”. She forced a small smile. Unfortunately, the offer will not be extended if you are unable to order due to technical issues. Meet Rebecca : American Girl - Jacqueline Greene. Now you’re old enough to grow buttons.”, Max pulled something from Benny’s ear. “First we go to the candy store, where I can’t even order a soda, and now to the movies, which my parents say I’m too young to see.”, “It’s fun looking at the posters, though,” Rose said. She pushed past her sisters. “Oh, Rebecca! When mysterious cousin Max, the actor, tells her the secret to pleasing an audience, Rebecca can hardly wait to try it out. This enchanting American Girl story collection features the spunky heroine of the critically acclaimed movie Kit Kittredge. Grandpa corrected his pronunciation, and Rebecca felt secretly pleased. We hope that you and your girl love your purchase from American Girl. Wear it Monday when I go to work at the motion picture studio.”. “Come in and close the door, Moyshe,” Mama said. Almost anything. She grinned at Rose. By using real wood and glass, this table and its adornments closely emulate what would be found in the Rubins' parlor for serving tea or playing cards. Sell or buy. Full content visible, double tap to read brief content. What fun is a birthday without a big, fluffy cake?”, “Oh, Rebecca,” Rose said, putting her arm around her friend, “how awful. “Where will you wear that hat? Then he cocked his head to one side. Rebecca visits a motion picture studio with her cousin Max, and is offered the chance to be in front of the camera. So, we got her 3 for her B'day and she was soooo excited. She frowned at Max. As an email subscriber, you can choose what news you receive—special offers, product introductions, store event notifications, and more. “My turn! She pulled open the door, and sure enough, there was cousin Max. “I’ve got to take this upstairs to Bubbie.” She picked up the covered dish and headed out the door. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. “I don’t know. “Just because there is no school doesn’t mean pitcher-making place is for a respectable young lady to go. She beamed at Max. He was nothing like Papa, who was usually so serious. “Phooey!” Rebecca said under her breath. She pulled away from the open oven. He looked at the floor, and then up at Moyshe. Will I get to see a movie being made?” She glanced at her sisters. And cleaned all day to prepare for the Sabbath app, enter email. Reveal a smaller doll nesting inside TV shows, original audio series and... 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