Producer Julia Roberts
brings the American Girl brand to the big screen for the very first time with this inspirational tale concerning a nine-year-old girl named Kit Kittredge (Academy Award nominee Abigail Breslin
) growing up during the Great Depression. Though the American Girls have previously appeared on the small screen in Samantha: An American Girl Holiday
, Felicity: An American Girl Adventure
, and Molly: An American Girl on the Home Front
, Kit's adventure marks the very first major theatrical endeavor for the characters created by author Valerie Tripp.