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In Appalachia each Christmas, a boy named Frankie waits beside the tracks for the Christmas Train, which will bring presents to the children who live in coal towns and hollows. Year after year, Frankie hopes that one particular gift a very special gift will be tossed to him from that train. It is this enduring hope that will guide him to the true meaning of the season. Full color.

About the Author

CYNTHIA RYLANT is the acclaimed author of many beloved books for young people, including the Mr. Putter and Tabby series, the novel Missing May, which received the Newbery Medal, and the Little Whistle series. She lives on an island in Puget Sound, Washington. ARTHUR HOWARD is best known as the illustrator of Cynthia Rylant's Mr. Putter and Tabby series. He is also the illustrator of Kathi Appelt's Bubba and Beau series and has written and illustrated three picture books of his own: Hoodwinked; When I Was Five, an ABA's Pick of the Lists and a Crayola Kids Best Book; and Cosmo Zooms, an IRA-CBC Children's Choice. He lives in New York City.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780531300510
Author:
Soentpiet, Chris K.
Author:
Soentpiet, Chris K.
Publisher:
Scholastic Inc.
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Children's 4-8 - Picturebooks
Subject:
Holidays & Festivals - Christmas
Subject:
Christmas
Subject:
Railroads
Subject:
Appalachian mountains
Subject:
Appalachian Region
Subject:
Holidays & Celebrations - Christmas
Subject:
Holidays & Celebrations - Christmas & Advent
Subject:
Children s Holiday-Christmas
Subject:
General Juvenile Fiction
Edition Description:
Hardcover
Publication Date:
19970931
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
32
Dimensions:
10.44x9.00x.35 in. .86 lbs.
Age Level:
05-08

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