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Happy birthday, Addy! : [electronic resource] a springtime story / by Connie Porter ; illustrations, Bradford Brown ; vignettes, Renée Graef, Geri Strigenz Bourget.

By: Porter, Connie Rose, 1959-.
Contributor(s): Brown, Bradford [ill.] | Graef, Renée [ill.] | Bourget, Geri Strigenz [ill.].
Material type: TextTextSeries: The American girls collection. Publisher: Middleton, WI : Pleasant Co., c1993Edition: 1st ed.Description: 60 p. : col. ill. ; 21 cm.ISBN: 1562470825 (hardcover) :; 9781562470821 (hardcover); 1562470817 (pbk.) :; 9781562470814 (pbk.); 9780780743182 (PFNL); 0780743180 (PFNL).Subject(s): African Americans -- Juvenile fiction | African Americans -- Fiction | Prejudices -- Fiction | Friendship -- Fiction | Birthdays -- Fiction | Slavery -- Fiction | United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- FictionDDC classification: [Fic] Online resources: Free eBook from the Internet Archive | Additional information and access via Open Library Summary: In the spring of 1865, Addy finds inspiration from a new friend and chooses a birthday for herself as she and her parents try to shape a new life of freedom in Philadelphia despite the racial prejudice they encounter throughout the city. 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 makes a new friend who encourages her to claim a birthday and helps her deal with the prejudice that she and her family face.
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"Book 4."

"Ages 7 and up"--Cover p. [4].

In the spring of 1865, Addy finds inspiration from a new friend and chooses a birthday for herself as she and her parents try to shape a new life of freedom in Philadelphia despite the racial prejudice they encounter throughout the city. 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 makes a new friend who encourages her to claim a birthday and helps her deal with the prejudice that she and her family face.

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Happy birthday, Addy! : by Porter, Connie Rose, ©1993
Happy birthday, Addy! : by Porter, Connie Rose, ©1993
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