The True Gift

A Christmas Story

By MacLachlan, Patricia

Publishers Summary:
All year long Lily and Liam look forward to Christmas on their grandparents' farm. It's always the perfect trip -- walking to the lilac library, trimming the tree, giving gifts. But this year, thanks to a white cow alone in the meadow, things will be different. This Christmas, Lily and Liam will find out the meaning of a true gift.From one of our most beloved authors comes a brand-new holiday classic that rings in the season by celebrating the joys of family, community, and true giving.

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ISBN
978-1-41699-081-9
Publisher
Atheneum


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School Library Journal

Reviewed on October 1, 2009

Gr 2-4 Lily and her younger brother go to their grandparents farm for Christmas, as always. This year something is different; White Cow is the only animal in the field. Liam, certain that she is lonely, sacr...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Magazine

Reviewed on November 1, 2009

Lily and Liam love visiting their grandparents every Christmas. They take walks, read, and buy gifts for their family—but this year is different. Liam can't stop thinking about Gran and Grandpa's cow and how lonely she must feel now that she's the only animal left on the farm. Lily resents his worrying, wh...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Guide

Reviewed on January 1, 2009

Lily and Liam love visiting their grandparents' farm, but this year Liam can't stop thinking about Gran and Grandpa's lonely c...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Junior Library Guild

Reviewed on October 1, 2009

The touching story depicts the true meaning of Christmas, and Liam and Lily...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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