HomeGroupsTalkExplore
Search Site
This site uses cookies to deliver our services, improve performance, for analytics, and (if not signed in) for advertising. By using LibraryThing you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your use of the site and services is subject to these policies and terms.

Results from Google Books

Click on a thumbnail to go to Google Books.

Loading...

Addy Learns a Lesson: A School Story

by Connie Porter

Other authors: See the other authors section.

Series: American Girls: Addy (2), American Girls (Addy 2)

MembersReviewsPopularityAverage ratingMentions
1,3061112,670 (3.89)1
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.
Loading...

Sign up for LibraryThing to find out whether you'll like this book.

No current Talk conversations about this book.

» See also 1 mention

Showing 1-5 of 11 (next | show all)
Book 2 in a 7 part series. Family and Friends chart. Information on the time period at the back of the book.
  VillageProject | Sep 7, 2022 |
Addy and her mother arrive in Philadelphia to begin life as free people. Everything is new to them in the big city.
  BLTSbraille | Nov 21, 2021 |
NA
  pszolovits | Feb 3, 2021 |
Why these books always gotta make me cry?!? This was one was also excellent and reveals a lot about what it might have been like for freed people trying to make their way. I found myself sympathizing a lot with the teacher, Ms. Dunn, who was also a freed slave and then went on to college so she could teach other young children of color. In this installment of Addy's story she learns the true meaning of friendship and self worth. ( )
  EliseLaForge | Nov 20, 2018 |
This is a great book for first, second, or third grade readers. The diction is not too challenging, but still has some sophistication to it. The book is a great insight of how a former slave's life may be and how adjusting to their new world may go. This book could be utilized when learning about slavery or the Underground Railroad. It is also a great text to use to demonstrate the theme of Friendship.
  jthodesen01 | Mar 13, 2017 |
Showing 1-5 of 11 (next | show all)
no reviews | add a review

» Add other authors (9 possible)

Author nameRoleType of authorWork?Status
Connie Porterprimary authorall editionscalculated
Rosales, MelodyeIllustratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
You must log in to edit Common Knowledge data.
For more help see the Common Knowledge help page.
Canonical title
Original title
Alternative titles
Original publication date
People/Characters
Important places
Important events
Related movies
Awards and honors
Epigraph
Dedication
First words
Addy Walker and her mother stood on a busy pier in Philadelphia one hot afternoon at the end of August.
Quotations
Last words
(Click to show. Warning: May contain spoilers.)
Disambiguation notice
Publisher's editors
Blurbers
Original language
Canonical DDC/MDS
Canonical LCC

References to this work on external resources.

Wikipedia in English

None

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.

No library descriptions found.

Book description
Haiku summary

Popular covers

Quick Links

Rating

Average: (3.89)
0.5
1 1
1.5
2 3
2.5 1
3 17
3.5 1
4 25
4.5 1
5 20

Is this you?

Become a LibraryThing Author.

 

About | Contact | Privacy/Terms | Help/FAQs | Blog | Store | APIs | TinyCat | Legacy Libraries | Early Reviewers | Common Knowledge | 182,750,499 books! | Top bar: Always visible