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The Resource Addy learns a lesson : a school story, by Connie Porter ; illustrations by Melodye Rosales ; vignettes, Renée Graef, Jane Varda

Addy learns a lesson : a school story, by Connie Porter ; illustrations by Melodye Rosales ; vignettes, Renée Graef, Jane Varda

Label
Addy learns a lesson : a school story
Title
Addy learns a lesson
Title remainder
a school story
Statement of responsibility
by Connie Porter ; illustrations by Melodye Rosales ; vignettes, Renée Graef, Jane Varda
Creator
Contributor
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In the year 1864, young Addy & her mother try to escape slavery by fleeing to the North after her father is sold again & they are separated. After their escape from North Carolina to Philadelphia in the summer of 1864, Addy and her mother begin their new life as free people as her mother gets a paying job and Addy goes to school and learns a lesson in true friendship. 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 starts her new life in Philadelphia. At school for the first time, she learns about reading and writing -- and more
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Summary
After escaping from a plantation in North Carolina, Addy and her mother arrive in Philadelphia, where Addy goes to school and learns a lesson in true friendship
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097163
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
[Fic]
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
"Ages 7 and up"--Cover p. [4]
LC call number
PZ7.P825
LC item number
Ad 1993
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660
Literary form
fiction
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  • 3
  • 5
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True
Series statement
The American girls collection
Series volume
0002
Target audience
juvenile
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a school story.
Label
Addy learns a lesson : a school story, by Connie Porter ; illustrations by Melodye Rosales ; vignettes, Renée Graef, Jane Varda
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
5043951
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
68 p.
Isbn
9781562470784
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
93007825
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm28255035
  • (OCoLC)28255035
Label
Addy learns a lesson : a school story, by Connie Porter ; illustrations by Melodye Rosales ; vignettes, Renée Graef, Jane Varda
Publication
Control code
5043951
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
68 p.
Isbn
9781562470784
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
93007825
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm28255035
  • (OCoLC)28255035

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