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Addie's a Friend Forever (Addie #1)
Addie Mills knows she is not a brave person. She is afraid to learn to swim. She's nervous around firecrackers. She's very worried that her father will decide to move the whole family from Iowa to Dakota, where it's wild and dangerous.Addie is not like her best friend, Eleanor, who can swim like a fish and is always ready to do something exciting. Now Eleanor has daring ...more
Hardcover, 128 pages
Published October 1st 1997 by Albert Whitman & Company
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Addie is a young girl who isn't very brave. Addie doesn't know how to swim and doesn't want to swim. Addie is afraid that her father will never come home and that her family wont be able to move back into their house. Addie's best friend is a very brave out going girl. But she gets in a lot of trouble when she brings a fire cracker into the house and decides to put it under Addie's aunt's chair. This leads up to her running away and Addie might just have to swim to save her.
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