Meet Addy: An American Girl

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San Val, Jan 1, 1993 - Juvenile Fiction - 69 pages
7 Reviews
Addy Walker is a proud, courageous girl growing up in 1864, during the midst of the Civil War. Addy's stories tell of her daring escape with her mother from slavery, and the challenges they face afterward as they try to reunite their family. But Addy's stories are about much more than hardship. They are full of the love and hope that help her get through the worst of times and keep her dreams alive!

Addy and her mother make a terrifying journey north, holding fast to their dream that the war will end and their family will one day be together again in freedom.

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User Review  - mbeal - LibraryThing

I would definitely use this for upper elementary school students (3-5). It's a chapter book and at a level that they wouldn't have too much difficulty reading through. Since the book is about an ... Read full review

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The book was fun to read , yet gives the reader a sense of the era. It arrived in good condition, although the box was greatly damaged an the tape was slit open in two places. Read full review

Contents

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10
Chapter Three
22
Copyright

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About the author (1993)

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.

Dahl Taylor illustrated Addy's series and short stories. He lives in Albany with his wife, two children, and a cat named Max.

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