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Christmas After All

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Newbery Honor author Kathryn Lasky's CHRISTMAS AFTER ALL is back in print with a gorgeous new package!

To twelve-year-old Minnie Swift, Christmas is not going to be the time of bounty she's used to. It is 1932 — the middle of the Great Depression — and jobs are scarce and Papa seems more worried each day. But when their orphaned cousin comes to live with them, the Swifts are quick to rearrange the beds and make room for her. Minnie, thrilled to have another youngster in the home, is resolved to make this Christmas memorable in spite of the hard times. Through her diary entries, Minnie captures the darkness of the Great Depression, the optimism of a small Midwestern family, the fortitude of the American spirit, and the magic of Christmas.


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Publisher: Scholastic Inc.

Kindle Book

  • Release date: September 1, 2012

OverDrive Read

  • ISBN: 9780545469654
  • Release date: September 1, 2012

EPUB ebook

  • ISBN: 9780545469654
  • File size: 2719 KB
  • Release date: September 1, 2012

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Formats

Kindle Book
OverDrive Read
EPUB ebook

Languages

English

Levels

ATOS Level:5.4
Lexile® Measure:770
Interest Level:4-8(MG)
Text Difficulty:3-4

Newbery Honor author Kathryn Lasky's CHRISTMAS AFTER ALL is back in print with a gorgeous new package!

To twelve-year-old Minnie Swift, Christmas is not going to be the time of bounty she's used to. It is 1932 — the middle of the Great Depression — and jobs are scarce and Papa seems more worried each day. But when their orphaned cousin comes to live with them, the Swifts are quick to rearrange the beds and make room for her. Minnie, thrilled to have another youngster in the home, is resolved to make this Christmas memorable in spite of the hard times. Through her diary entries, Minnie captures the darkness of the Great Depression, the optimism of a small Midwestern family, the fortitude of the American spirit, and the magic of Christmas.


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  • Details

    Publisher:
    Scholastic Inc.

    Kindle Book
    Release date: September 1, 2012

    OverDrive Read
    ISBN: 9780545469654
    Release date: September 1, 2012

    EPUB ebook
    ISBN: 9780545469654
    File size: 2719 KB
    Release date: September 1, 2012

  • Creators
  • Formats
    Kindle Book
    OverDrive Read
    EPUB ebook
  • Languages
    English
  • Levels
    ATOS Level: 5.4
    Lexile® Measure: 770
    Interest Level: 4-8(MG)
    Text Difficulty: 3-4
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