Addy's surprise: a Christmas story

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Pleasant Co., 2000 - Juvenile Fiction - 65 pages
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Addy and her mother forgo their Christmas plans to help the newly freed slaves arriving in Philadelphia during the Civil War.

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Addy's Surprise: A Christmas story is about a young African American girl living in the post-Civil War era. Addy and her mother escape to freedom and explore all of the changes that come along with it ... Read full review

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About the author (2000)

Adult/young adult author Connie Porter was born in Buffalo, New York, where she started pursuing a writing career in high school. Porter began her career by writing articles for magazines and book reviews in newspapers. She then went on to write the novels All-Bright Court and Imani All Mine.

Graef received her bachelor's degree in art from the University of Wisconsin at Madison. She lives with her husband, Tim, and their children, Maggie and Maxfield.