Addy's Wedding Quilt - American Girls Collection Author:Connie Porter, Dahl Taylor (Illustrator), Susan McAliley (Illustrator) 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.
From back of book:In Addy's Wedding Quilt, Addy's parent's are getting married again. They "jumped the broom" to marry in slavery, but now they can have a church wedding in freedom. Addy is excited about the ceremony, until Harriet makes fun of her wedding present-and her family's past. After you read Addy's story, sew a pillow with an applique like Addy's quilt for Momma and Poppa.