Josefina's Surprise: A Christmas Story (American Girls Collection Series: Josefina #3)

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Josefina hopes her family will have a happy Christmas, although she knows they will miss Mamá. When she and her sisters discover that the Christmas altar cloth Mamá embroidered has been damaged, they are heartbroken. But T'a Dolores finds a way to help the sisters' hearts begin to mend. As the villagers gather to celebrate the Christmas tradition called Las Posadas, Josefina finds that memories can bring comfort and courage. Christmas Eve is filled with surprises that make ...
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Josefina hopes her family will have a happy Christmas, although she knows they will miss Mamá. When she and her sisters discover that the Christmas altar cloth Mamá embroidered has been damaged, they are heartbroken. But T'a Dolores finds a way to help the sisters' hearts begin to mend. As the villagers gather to celebrate the Christmas tradition called Las Posadas, Josefina finds that memories can bring comfort and courage. Christmas Eve is filled with surprises that make Josefina's heart sing.

The second Christmas after their mother has died, Josefina and her three sisters find that participating in the traditions of Las Posadas helps keep memories of Mamá alive.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781562475192
  • Publisher: American Girl Publishing
  • Publication date: 9/28/1997
  • Series: American Girl Collection Series: Josefina , #3
  • Pages: 77
  • Sales rank: 308,657
  • Age range: 7 - 12 Years
  • Lexile: 790L (what's this?)
  • Product dimensions: 8.48 (w) x 6.22 (h) x 0.24 (d)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 19, 2013

    Good song by sage its called good day

    Im havin a good good day all is goin rite rite rite it a wonderful day day day oh oh oh oh its a wonderful day songs posted lots next song at house of hades percy jakson rick riodan coments go to sageallred and i have a book club signup at house of hades we read commented stories

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 16, 2013

    Cool.

    My real name is josefina and i am from mexico . She has alot of things have. I like her singing. I have a stage fright too.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 31, 2013

    awesome

    Good book for kids

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  • Posted October 8, 2010

    more from this reviewer

    I Also Recommend:

    A Family Affair.

    Step-in, come spend some time in the year 1824 with Josefina, her sisters, (Ana, Francisca, and Clara) her Papa' and other family members in book # 3 titled Josefina's Surprise. Josefina's story will fascinate you. As you read about this family living in New Mexico you will learn their language, culture, and traditions. The beautiful color illustrations will make Josefina's life real to you as a reader and expand your imagination. The glossary will assist with vocabulary building. The section "A Peek Into The Past" offers readers insight into life in 1824 for people living in what today is called New Mexico.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 30, 2002

    A Great Story About Christmas

    This is a great book is about facing your fears and doing your best. Josefina is a beautiful singer and great actress but she has a terrible case of stage fright. Then Tia Dorles talks her in to being in a big play.

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