The Christmas promise

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Blue Sky Press,
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Set during the Great Depression, this is the heart-wrenching story of a young girl and her devoted but impoverished father. There's no work for the father, so the two of them are forced to ride the rails, searching for a safe place they can call home. Although times are tough, the love they share and the trust between them proves to be the most valuable Christmas gift of all.
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Level 3.5, 0.5 Points
Lexile measure:
AD: Adult Directed 640L
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Grouping Title christmas promise
Grouping Author bartoletti susan campbell
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2018-12-04 23:20:17PM
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subject_facet Christmas -- Fiction, Christmas stories, Depressions -- 1929 -- Fiction, Depressions -- 1929 -- Juvenile fiction, Fathers and daughters -- Fiction, Fathers and daughters -- Juvenile fiction, Tramps -- Fiction, Tramps -- Juvenile fiction
title_display The Christmas promise
title_full The Christmas promise / Susan Campbell Bartoletti ; illustrated by David Christiana
title_short The Christmas promise
topic_facet Christmas, Christmas stories, Depressions, Fathers and daughters, Tramps