Kristy's Christmas Surprise

by Olive Thorne Miller


Description: When illness keeps Kristy at Grandma's for Christmas, she comes up with a most ingenious way to keep the holiday. She invites neighbors and relatives to a Christmas Eve gathering, announcing only after they arrive that they are all to tell a story of the oddest, most miserable, or most agreeable Christmas they ever spent. There follow 14 heartwarming tales that will call forth tears, dismay, laughter, and surprise. A fine collection of stories for family reading that embody the true spirit of Christmas.


Additional information:

Ages:  7-10
Format:  Ebook
Illustrations:  None
Year Published:  2014
ISBN:  978-1-63334-525-6
Genres:  Holiday, Christmas Stories

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Table of Contents

1. How It Happened
2. Christmas on the Prairie 
3. A Droll Santa Claus 
4. How a Bear Brought Christmas 
5. Christmas under the Snow 
6. Carol's Good Will 
7. Out of an Ash-Barrel 
8. How a Toboggan Brought Fortune 

9. The Telltale Tile
10. The Birds' Christmas Tree 
11. How the Horse Told 
12. The Cat's Charm 
13. May's Happy Thought 
14. The Magic Figure 
15. Christmas in the Alley

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