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Addy's surprise : [electronic resource] A Christmas story / by Connie Porter ; illustrations, Melodye Rosales ; vignettes, Renée Graef and Jane Varda.

By: Porter, Connie Rose, 1959-.
Contributor(s): Rosales, Melodye [ill.].
Material type: TextTextSeries: The American girls collection. Publisher: Middleton, WI : Pleasant Co., c1993Edition: 1st ed.Description: 65 p. : col ill. ; 22 cm.ISBN: 1562470809 (hardcover) :; 9781562470807 (hardcover); 1562470795 (pbk.) :; 9781562470791 (pbk.).Subject(s): African Americans -- Juvenile fiction | African Americans -- Fiction | Christmas -- Fiction | Mothers and daughters -- Fiction | United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- FictionGenre/Form: Historical fiction.DDC classification: [Fic] Online resources: Free eBook from the Internet Archive | Additional information and access via Open Library Summary: Addy and her mother forgo their Christmas plans to help the newly freed slaves arriving in Philadelphia during the Civil War. 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! During the holiday season, Addy and Momma are generous with their meager savings and thrilled by a wonderful surprise.
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"Ages 7 and up"--Cover p. [4].

Addy and her mother forgo their Christmas plans to help the newly freed slaves arriving in Philadelphia during the Civil War. 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! During the holiday season, Addy and Momma are generous with their meager savings and thrilled by a wonderful surprise.

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