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Porter, Connie Rose 1959-

Overview
Works: 86 works in 290 publications in 2 languages and 25,895 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Historical fiction  Domestic fiction  Biography  Christmas stories 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PZ7.P825, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Connie Rose Porter
 
Most widely held works by Connie Rose Porter
Meet Addy : an American girl by Connie Rose Porter( Book )

28 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1864, after her father and brother are sold to another owner, nine-year-old Addy Walker and her mother escape from their cruel life as slaves in North Carolina to freedom in Philadelphia
Addy learns a lesson : a school story by Connie Rose Porter( Book )

21 editions published between 1993 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,070 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
Happy birthday, Addy! : a springtime story by Connie Rose Porter( Book )

26 editions published between 1991 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,894 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 prejudices they encounter throughout the city
Addy's surprise : a Christmas story by Connie Rose Porter( Book )

18 editions published between 1993 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,890 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Addy and her mother forgo their Christmas plans to help the newly freed slaves arriving in Philadelphia during the Civil War
Addy saves the day : a summer story by Connie Rose Porter( Book )

23 editions published between 1991 and 2000 in English and held by 2,656 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Addy and Harriet feud over everything, including fund-raising plans to help the families of freed slaves, but tragedy finally forces them to stop fighting and work together
Changes for Addy : a winter story by Connie Rose Porter( Book )

14 editions published between 1994 and 2000 in English and held by 2,557 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With the end of the Civil War in 1865, Addy desperately hopes that her family will be reunited in freedom in Philadelphia, but the future may hold both happiness and heartache
Imani all mine by Connie Rose Porter( Book )

14 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in French and English and held by 1,298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A 15-year-old black girl's joy at giving birth. She is Tasha from Buffalo, and she is glad to be without a husband: "I know she is all mine, and I like it just like that, not having to share my baby with no one." By the author of All-Bright Court
High hopes for Addy by Connie Rose Porter( Book )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 1,140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Addy's new life in Philadelphia in the late 1860s continues to hold surprises, as she competes in a kite festival and her teacher recommends her for the Institute for Colored Youth. Includes informational pages about the Institute for Colored Youth and how to make a kite
Addy's little brother by Connie Rose Porter( Book )

3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 840 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After her brother joins the family in Philadelphia at the end of the Civil War, Addy wants to be with him as much as possible, so she is jealous when he starts spending time with her friend's cousin. Includes information about the life of African Americans in Philadelphia in the 1860s and a recipe for letter cookies
All-Bright Court by Connie Rose Porter( Book )

12 editions published between 1911 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 836 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The African-American inhabitants of a rundown housing project near Buffalo are the focus of Connie Porter's debut novel
Addy : an American girl by Connie Rose Porter( )

9 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and held by 769 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Addy is a courageous girl who escapes from slavery in 1864 when America is in the midst of the Civil War. In her stories, you'll learn about her struggles to bring her family together again, just as America is struggling to become one nation again."
Addy's wedding quilt by Connie Rose Porter( Book )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 653 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Though her parents "jumped the broom" to get married when they were slaves, now that they are living free in Philadelphia after the Civil War they plan to have a church wedding and Addy works to complete a special quilt to give them as a wedding gift
Addy's summer place by Connie Rose Porter( Book )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 616 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1866, eleven-year-old Addy and her family gather in Cape Island, later known as Cape May, New Jersey, where she encounters an impoverished white girl who treats her badly
Addy studies freedom by Connie Rose Porter( Book )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 591 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Addy's jubilation over her family's new freedoms is cut short by the news that President Lincoln has been shot and killed
Finding freedom by Connie Rose Porter( Book )

7 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Addy Walker's family is planning a dangerous escape from slavery during the summer of 1864. But before they can leave, the most terrible thing Addy can imagine happens--her Poppa and her brother, Sam, are sold! Addy and her Momma decide they must head out on their own. Although the road to freedom is difficult, Addy's new life brings new friends, school, and even the opportunity to help others. But when will her family be reunited?
A heart full of hope : an Addy classic by Connie Rose Porter( Book )

4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Having Poppa home fills Addy's heart with happiness, and moving to a boarding house brings a new special friend--one who encourages Addy to always stay hopeful for the future. Then Addy enjoys the victory of having her idea chosen for a fair fundraiser, where a friendship is born, and the answer to a riddle brings a wonderful surprise. But will the rest of Addy's family be reunited before the New Year?
Addy's story collection by Connie Rose Porter( Book )

3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A compilation of the 6 books about Addy and her family
Addy's short story collection by Connie Rose Porter( Book )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the Civil War ends, Addy's family is reunited in freedom in Philadelphia. But the future may hold both happiness and heartache
Addy, an American girl by Connie Rose Porter( Recording )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Addy is a courageous girl who escapes from slavery in 1864 when America is in the midst of the Civil War. In her stories, you'll learn about her struggles to bring her family together again, just as America is struggling to become one nation again."
Addy : story collection by Connie Rose Porter( Book )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Addy's six-book series is bound in one volume. "Addy Walker and her mother risk everything to make a daring and dangerous escape to freedom in the North," even though it means leaving her baby sister behind in the slave quarters.-- Cover, p.4
 
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Meet Addy : an American girl
Alternative Names
Connie Porter Amerikaans schrijfster

Connie Porter amerikansk författare

Connie Porter amerikansk skribent

Connie Porter auteure de littérature d'enfance américaine

Connie Porter escritora de literatura infantil estadounidense

کانی پورتر نویسنده آمریکایی

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Languages
English (187)

French (7)

Covers
Addy learns a lesson : a school storyHappy birthday, Addy! : a springtime storyAddy's surprise : a Christmas storyAddy saves the day : a summer storyChanges for Addy : a winter storyImani all mineHigh hopes for AddyAddy's little brother