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Cécile: An American Girl Book [friends of Marie-Grace]

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Cécile is a wealthy free girl of color who quickly becomes one of Marie-Grace’s closest friends in New Orleans. Cécile’s father is a well know stone mason, who has works decorating many of the most beautiful building in the city. Cécile’s older brother is in France where his is learning his father’s craft with European masters and Cécile’s entire family can’t wait for his return.

The story carries readers through dinners filled with shrimp gumbo and pecan pie, trips to the French Market for dried peppers and spices and gives readers an inside look at New Orleans in the 1850’s, before the onset of the Civil War.

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