Synopses & Reviews
Addy Walker's family is planning a dangerous escape
from slavery in the summer of 1864. But before they can make the escape, the worst happens--Master Stevens decides to sell some of his slaves, including Poppa and Addy's brother, Sam. Addy and Momma take the terrible risk of escaping by themselves, hoping that the family eventually will be together again in Philadelphia. Set during America's own struggle over slavery, the Civil War, Addy's story is one of great courage and love--love of family and love of freedom.
Addy is a young black girl living in America during the time of slavery. Addy and her mother make a terrifying journey north, holding fast to their dream that the war will end and their family will one day be together again in freedom. Part of the "American Girls" series.
Addy, a young black girl living in America during the time of slavery, joins the "American Girls" series. Addy overhears her parents talking about escaping slavery. Before they can make the attempt, Master Stevens decides to sell some of his slaves and the family is separated.