Meet Addy by Connie Porter
An American Girl (The American Girls Collection Book 1)

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FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. Nine-year-old Addy Walker escapes from a cruel life of slavery to freedom during the Civil War
 

About Connie Porter

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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.
 
Published September 1, 1993 by Perfection Learning. 77 pages
Genres: Travel, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction, Action & Adventure. Fiction

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An African-American, widely praised for her first adult novel (All-Bright Court, 1991), initiates a series about a girl born in slavery and growing up during Reconstruction.

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Addy Walker, the newest character in the American Girls Collection of dolls, accessories and books, stars in these bright historical novels. In the first, the nine-year-old girl, a slave on a North Ca

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Addy Walker, the newest character in the American Girls Collection of dolls, accessories and books, stars in these bright historical novels.

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Young girl and her mother make a run for freedom from slavery.

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When her family is separated, Addy and her mother make a dangerous escape to the North where they hope to reunite the family in Philadelphia.

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