Porter, Connie. Meet Addy: An American Girl. Illustrated by Melodye Rosales. Vignettes by Renée Graef and Luann Roberts. Middletown, WI: Pleasant Company, 1993.
Addy and her mother escape from slavery in North Carolina after their master has sold away the men in their family.
Introductory text in the mega-popular American Girl series. Well-done children's book, with suspense and a strong evocation of the personal costs of slavery.