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A New Beginning

My Journey with Addy

By: Denise Lewis Patrick
Illustrated by: Juliana Kolesova & Michael Dwornik

Price: CAD $14.99

Publisher: AMERICAN GIRL

Imprint: American Girl

200 Pages

7.44 X 5.94 X 0.51 ins

ISBN:  9781609584184 -- Paperback

Publication Date: 09/01/2014

What would it be like for a girl to suddenly find herself in Addy Walker's world in the middle of the Civil War? How would she feel facing new freedoms and unexpected limits?

In this book, readers can join Addy on adventures to outrun a slave catcher, raise money for soldiers, and search for Addy's family. Their journey back in time can take whatever twists and turns they choose, as they select from a variety of exciting options in this multiple-ending story.


Denise Lewis Patrick is the author of the Cécile Rey books: Meet Cécile, Troubles for Cécile, and Cécile's Gift. She grew up in Louisiana, and is thrilled to write about its history in the stories of this new American Girl historical character. Denise wrote and illustrated her first book when she was ten - she glued yellow cloth to cardboard for the cover and sewed the pages together on her mom's sewing machine! Today, Denise has published more than 35 picture books, biographies, and historical novels for young readers.



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