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Addy's Short Story Collection (American Girls Short Stories)

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The Civil War is over, and Addy Walker is growing up a free girl in Philidelphia. She's overjoyed that her family is together again after being separated for more than a year. Life in the city is much better than it was on the plantation, but Addy is discovering that freedom isn't always fair. Despite hardships, Addy's adventures teach her to always hold on to hope.
Hardcover, 229 pages
Published August 1st 2006 by American Girl Publishing Inc (first published September 2002)
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Aug 02, 2012 Amanda rated it liked it
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This is just a really lovely set of Addy stories. Each story builds on the Addy character, unlike other AG short stories - which often take place in the middle of the central series.
Apr 12, 2011 tami rated it liked it
I used this to teach the Civil War and slavery with the box set. So helpful.
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Connie Rose Porter is an African-American author best known for her books for children and young adults. She was the third youngest of nine children of a family living in a housing project.
She has since taught English and creative writing at Milton Academy, Emerson College, and Southern Illinois University Carbondale. She was a fellow at the Bread Loaf Writers' Conference and was a regional winner
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