Meet Addy: An American Girl

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San Val, Jan 1, 1993 - Juvenile Fiction - 69 pages
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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  - Cheryl_in_CC_NV - LibraryThing

Of course the concept is important. Every 'american girl' reader should know Addy's story. But the story has already been told so many times in other historical fiction and non-fiction that everyone ... Read full review

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User Review  - kelseyjenkens - LibraryThing

In my opinion, this was a great book. One of the reasons I liked this book was because of it's message. Addy is an African-American girl who lives on a plantation with her family. Her father has a ... Read full review


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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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