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Connie Porter

Autor(a) de Meet Addy: An American Girl

32+ Works 10,536 Membros 79 Reviews

About the Author

Adult/young adult author Connie Porter was born in Buffalo, New York, where she started pursuing a writing career in high school. Porter began her career by writing articles for magazines and book reviews in newspapers. She then went on to write the novels All-Bright Court and Imani All Mine. mostrar mais (Bowker Author Biography) mostrar menos
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Séries

Obras de Connie Porter

Meet Addy: An American Girl (1993) 2,476 cópias
Changes for Addy: A Winter Story (1994) 1,112 cópias
Addy: An American Girl, 1864 (1993) 202 cópias
Imani All Mine (1999) 181 cópias
Addy's Story Collection (2004) 123 cópias

Associated Works

Minding the Body: Women Writers on Body and Soul (1994) — Contribuinte — 213 cópias
Gumbo: A Celebration of African American Writing (2002) — Contribuinte — 124 cópias
Buffalo Noir (2015) — Contribuinte — 42 cópias

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Conhecimento Comum

Nome padrão
Porter, Connie
Nome de batismo
Porter, Connie Rose
Data de nascimento
1959
Sexo
female
Nacionalidade
USA
Locais de residência
Buffalo, New York, USA
Massachusetts, USA

Membros

Resenhas

I’ve always loved the Addy books! She is one of my favorites! Connie Porter is an amazing author and brings Addy to life!

About a 2 hour read.

Notable Quotes:
“Honey, if you fill your heart with hate, there ain’t gonna be no room for love.”

“People can do wrong for such a long time, they don’t even know it’s wrong no more.”

Things to be aware of in “Finding Freedom:”

Language:
- 1 stupid
- 1 dumb

Spiritual Content:
- Many prayers are said out loud and internally.
- A nativity play is put on
- Scripture is quoted
I was very proud of American Girl for the faith aspect that was brought to this book!!

Violence:
- Whipping
- A mention of a boy’s legs being crushed

Additional Notes:
- This book takes place during 1864 so keep in mind that slavery is a main part of this book and all that the cruel practice entailed.
- A slave is forced to eat worms.
- Families are separated.
- Girls disguise themselves as boys.
- Mentions of soldiers who are missing limbs
- A character is unkind to another, having her be her unofficial slave
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Estatísticas

Obras
32
Also by
7
Membros
10,536
Popularidade
#2,260
Avaliação
4.0
Resenhas
79
ISBNs
122
Idiomas
1

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