Addy's Surprise

Paperback | September 1, 1993

byConnie Porter

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Addy knows that Christmas will be hard without Poppa, Sam, and Esther. When Addy spots a beautiful red scarf in a secondhand shop, she's determined to save her money and buy it for Momma to brighten her holiday. But when Addy sees the plight of newly freed slaves, she's torn. Can she help them and still save money for Momma's scarf? In the end, Addy's Christmas surprise for Momma is different from what she had planned. And a surprise awaiting Addy is better than she even dared to hope for.

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As Addy’s classmates prepare for the Christmas season, she begins to miss her family. When Addy and her mother fled to the North to escape slavery they left their loved ones behind. Instead of focusing on their particular situation, the Walker’s help others with their limited savings. In Addy’s Surprise, they are rewarded with the best...

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Addy knows that Christmas will be hard without Poppa, Sam, and Esther. When Addy spots a beautiful red scarf in a secondhand shop, she's determined to save her money and buy it for Momma to brighten her holiday. But when Addy sees the plight of newly freed slaves, she's torn. Can she help them and still save money for Momma's scarf? In...

Connie Porter wrote the Addy books in the American Girls historical fiction series. She has written two adult novels, All-Bright Court and Imani All Mine. All-Bright Court was selected by the American Library Association as one of the Best Books of 1991. She lives in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:65 pages, 8.54 × 6.18 × 0.28 inPublished:September 1, 1993Publisher:American Girl Publishing IncLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1562470795

ISBN - 13:9781562470791

Appropriate for ages: 9 - 12

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As Addy’s classmates prepare for the Christmas season, she begins to miss her family. When Addy and her mother fled to the North to escape slavery they left their loved ones behind. Instead of focusing on their particular situation, the Walker’s help others with their limited savings. In Addy’s Surprise, they are rewarded with the best gift ever!