Addy's Summer Place
Addy's Summer Place brings Addy to Cape Island, New Jersey -- and the brink of adolescence. In her new dress and spiral curls, Addy tries to please Momma and act like a young lady. But when she encounters a poor white girl who acts hatefully toward her, Addy learns that growing older means more than social graces and spiral curls -- it also means making difficult choices and finding her own place in the world around her.
After reading the story, girls can read about Cape Island (now known as "Cape May") in 1864 and make homemade vanilla ice cream much like the ice cream Addy enjoyed at the fancy island guest house.
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Review: Addy's Summer Place (American Girls Short Stories #29)User Review - Kaetlyn - Goodreads
One day Addy's mom surprised her that they are going to Cape Island were her dad works . When they were at Cape Island Addy was the first one to see their dad . Her dad took them out for ice cream ... Read full review
Review: Addy's Summer Place (American Girls Short Stories #29)User Review - Kimberly Tardy - Goodreads
this story has an even stronger message, one in which only one word can succeed in describing. Set in the summer of 1864, Addy, Momma, and baby Esther travel from Philadelphia to Cape Island, New ... Read full review