On Christmas Eve

On Christmas Eve

Book - 2006
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Eight-year-old Tess is convinced that if she believes and stays aware of the magic around her, she will meet Santa Claus on Christmas Eve of 1958, when she will thank him for his gifts and ask him to use his magic to cure her best friend's father of cancer.
Publisher: New York : Scholastic, 2006
Edition: 1st ed. --
ISBN: 9780439745888
0439745888
Branch Call Number: J FIC Marti 3567
Characteristics: 149 p. :,ill
Additional Contributors: Muth, Jon J.

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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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