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Title

December

Authors

Eve Bunting

Illustrator

David Diaz

Publisher

Harcourt

Publication Year

2000

ISBN

9780152024222

Pages

36 pages

Genre

fantasy

Format

picturebook

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

A homeless family's luck changes after they help an old woman who has even less than they do at Christmas.

Grade Level

PK-1

Topic

Family Relationships; Homelessness; Single parent; single mother; homeless family

Main Character

boy

Race/Ethnicities

unknown

Family Formation

single mother

Awards

Children's Catalog, Eighteenth Edition, 2001
Children's Catalog, Nineteenth Edition, 2006
Children's Literature Choice List, 1998
Kirkus Book Review Stars, 1997
Lasting Connections, 1997
Emphasis on Reading, 1999, Winner, Grades 6-8
Golden Kite Award, 1998, Honor Book, Picture Book Text Society of School Librarians International Book Awards, 1998, Honor, Language Arts Picture Book

Keywords

Christmas; mother and son; cardboard box; angel

Diversity Impact

direct

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