Anna Larson is the younger cousin of Kirsten Larson.
- Name: Anna Larson
- First Appearance: Meet Kirsten
- Olav Larson: Step Father
- Inger Larson: Mother
- Lisbeth Larson: Older Sister
- Anders Larson: Uncle
- Greta Larson: Aunt
- Lars Larson: Cousin
- Kirsten Larson: Cousin
- Peter Larson: Cousin
- Britta Larson: Cousin
Anna Larson is Kirsten's younger cousin, who is cheerful and fanciful. She loves things to be "grand." She loves secrets and surprises. She enjoys having fun with her friends. She's very positive and optimistic. She loves things to be beautiful. She admires Miss Winston, her teacher.
In the Books
Meet Kirsten: An American Girl
When the Larsons arrive at Olav's farm, Lisbeth says that she watched for her every day to which Anna quickly adds that she watched as well. The day after the Larsons arrived at the farm, Anna and Lisbeth show Kirsten their secret fort and ask her to choose a place for her doll.
Kirsten Learns a Lesson: A School Story
On Kirsten's first day in American school, Anna tags behind Lisbeth and Kirsten, calling for them to wait. Lisbeth tells horror stories of Mr. Coogan. When Kirsten begins to look worried, Anna asks if her stomach hurts since her own stomach sometimes hurts when she is scared. Kirsten admits that her stomach hurts a little. Anna sympathizes with her; it is hard to be the new girl.
Lisbeth slips her arms through Kirsten's and says that she'll be fine if she just does what they do. Anna adds that school will only last till four, and they could play in their fort afterwards. Anna hides their dolls in their secret hideaway under the cherry tree and breaks off some bittersweet, handing Kirsten a few of the waxy berries.Kirsten says that they can use them on their dolls cakes. Before Anna can reply Lisbeth hears the school bell and urges the other two girls to run.