This is a list of the girls in the My America series.
Elizabeth Barker, 1609-1611 Edit
In 1609, Elizabeth Barker's family sails from Plymouth, England to Jamestown, Virginia, establishing America's first permanent English colony. She and her family face many hardships — scarce food, illness, and even death — but they are determined to make a home in their new land.
Hope Potter, 1776-1777 Edit
As tensions rise between the Tories and Patriots in 1776, Hope's life becomes more and more confusing. She wonders if she will ever see Papa again. Her brother Ethan has proclaimed that he is a Tory and has left home. Will Hope's family ever be reunited? Or will the Revolutionary War keep them apart forever?
Meg Wells, 1855 Edit
In order to avoid the cholera epidemic in St. Louis, Margaret Cora Wells, known as Meg and her brother Preston are sent to live with their relatives on the prairie. Meg's journal recounts their exciting adventures as they adjust to the rugged pioneer lifestyle.
Virginia Dickens, 1863-1865 Edit
During the days leading up to the 1863 Battle of Gettysburg, Virginia Dickens begins keeping a diary. At first, there is little to report. But all too soon, peaceful Gettysburg becomes the center of the biggest battle of the Civil War and Ginny is trapped there, wondering if her father and brother will make it home.
Sofia Monari, 1903 Edit
When Sofia and her family arrive in Ellis Island after a long and difficult journey from Italy, a cruel twist of fate separates Sofia from her parents and sends her into "quarantine." There, in a state-run hospital, she and her new friend, Maureen, must learn to overcome the twin hardships of immigration and alienation, while they maintain the hope that they will be reunited with their families.