On Christmas Eve

On Christmas Eve

Book - 2006
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A heartfelt gift for every family, sure to be shared over and over each year.

Eight-year-old Tess is convinced this is the year she will finally meet Santa, and experience "the Christmas magic." She also wishes with all her heart that her best friend's ill father will recover. Tess' faith in the season results in a Christmas Eve so wondrous, so sparkling, readers won't be able to help but feel transformed. Like trimming the tree and "It's a Wonderful Life"; baking cookies and "White Christmas," ON CHRISTMAS EVE is sure to bring new holiday magic to readers' lives.
Publisher: New York : Scholastic, 2006.
ISBN: 9780439745888
0439745888
Branch Call Number: J MAR
Additional Contributors: Muth, Jon J. - Illustrator

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yellow_cheetah_585
Jun 29, 2016

I really enjoyed this quick read.

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KomalBajwa
Jan 07, 2013

I LOVE THIS BOOK

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yellow_cheetah_585
Jun 29, 2016

Tess is surrounded by people who don't believe in Santa, but Tess believes. So this year she decides to stay up on Christmas eve to finally see Santa. Every weekend Tess's best friend Sarah stays with her so her mother can stay at the hospital with her dad who has cancer. The is all happens in the late 1950s when no knew exactly what cancer was.

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yellow_cheetah_585
Jun 29, 2016

And I quote "Christmas is everywhere now, in that crackle in the air, among the birds settling on the roof of the Anderson's barn."

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