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The Gift of the Magi and Other Stories
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- The story is a Christmas favorite in an amazing new edition.
- O. Henry is still one of the most taught short story writers in schools.
- This isn't just a Christmas book — all of O. Henry's stories are timeless.
- For each edition sold, Scholastic makes a donation to a literary or children's charity.
- Introduced by Pam Munoz Ryan, author of the award-winning Esperanza Rising.
A young woman makes a drastic decision — and her husband has a Christmas surprise in return. A dying girl attaches her fate to that of a leaf. A writer sobs at the sight of a menu. A detective tracks a thief to an unexpected hideout. An unforgettable collection from a master of the short story — where the ending is never what you expect.
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