Meet Valerie Tripp: American Girl Author

Meet Valerie Tripp:
American Girl Author

Valerie Tripp is the author of the three-book series about her newest BeForever character MaryellenLarkin, a fun and funny girl growing up in Florida in the 1950s, when girls wore poodle skirts and danced to rock ’n’ roll. She is also the author of many other American Girl books, including the books about Felicity, Josefina, Samantha, Kit, Molly, and the WellieWishers.


Meet her at Fall for the Book!

Friday, October 13, at 4:30 p.m at the Burke Centre Library 
5935 Freds Oak Rd, Burke, VA 

Click here to learn more about her event.


“Just like Maryellen, I am the middle child in a big, boisterous, baby-boom family so I know how much fun—and what a challenge—it is. Maryellen’s ebullient optimism mirrors that of the U.S.A. in the ‘50s, and her stories show the era’s dilemma of conformity versus diversity.”


Win an American Girl doll!

Attend Valerie Tripp’s event for a chance to win your own Maryellen Larkin doll!


Interested in more events for kids, tweens, and everyone in-between? Join us for Community Day on October 14th and enjoy free family-friendly events all day long!