The Resource The Girl Who Saved Christmas

The Girl Who Saved Christmas

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The Girl Who Saved Christmas
Title
The Girl Who Saved Christmas
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Subject
Summary
"If somewhere in the afterlife Roald Dahl met Charles Dickens and they cooked up a new Christmas tale, it couldn’t have much on this fleet, verbally rambunctious, heart-stealing follow-up to A Boy Called Christmas."—The New York Times Amelia Wishart was the first child ever to receive a Christmas present. It was her Christmas spirit that gave Santa the extra boost of magic he needed to make his first trip around the world. But now Amelia is in trouble. When her mother falls ill, she is sent to the workhouse to toil under cruel Mr. Creeper. For a whole year, Amelia scrubs the floors and eats watery gruel, without a whiff of kindness to keep her going. It’s not long before her hope begins to drain away. Meanwhile, up at the North Pole, magic levels dip dangerously low as Christmas approaches, and Santa knows that something is gravely wrong. With the help of his trusty reindeer, a curious cat, and Charles Dickens, he sets out to find Amelia, the only girl who might be able to save Christmas. But first Amelia must learn to believe again. . . .“Matt Haig has an empathy for the human condition, the light and the dark of it, and he uses the full palette to build his excellent stories.” —Neil Gaiman, Newbery-winning author of The Graveyard Book"With a little bit of naughty and a lot of nice, this Christmastime yarn is a veritable sugarplum." —Kirkus Reviews
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
  • Haig, Matt
  • Mould, Chris
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Fantasy
  • Juvenile Literature
  • Juvenile Fiction
  • Humor (Fiction)
Label
The Girl Who Saved Christmas
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Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:b052e6bd-7f9b-43a5-afe8-0c5070d41231
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
http://library.link/vocab/inputERC
True
Isbn
9781524700461
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
The Girl Who Saved Christmas
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:b052e6bd-7f9b-43a5-afe8-0c5070d41231
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
http://library.link/vocab/inputERC
True
Isbn
9781524700461
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Specific material designation
optical disk

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