Meet Addy : an American girl /

In 1864, after her father and brother are sold to another owner, nine-year-old Addy Walker and her mother escape from their cruel life as slaves in North Carolina to freedom in Philadelphia.

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Main Author: Porter, Connie Rose, 1959-
Other Authors: Taylor, Dahl.
Rosales, Melodye.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published:Middleton, Wis. : Pleasant Co., 1998.
Series:The American girls collection
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Main Author:Porter, Connie Rose, 1959-
Summary:In 1864, after her father and brother are sold to another owner, nine-year-old Addy Walker and her mother escape from their cruel life as slaves in North Carolina to freedom in Philadelphia.

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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General Notes:At head of title: "1864."
Includes a sneak peek at the next book in the series, "Addy Learns a Lesson."
Physical Description:77 p. : col. ill. ; 22 cm.
Audience:"Ages 8+"--cover p. [4].
ISBN:1562470760 :
9781562470760
1562470752 (pbk.) :
9781562470753 (pbk.)
Author Notes:

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. (Bowker Author Biography)

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