Christmas with Tucker

Christmas with Tucker

by Greg Kincaid
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Christmas with Tucker 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 30 reviews.
RonnaL More than 1 year ago
This prequel to A DOG NAMED CHRISTMAS is a must read for all dog lovers, and dog rescuers. In this story we learn about George and a life affirming season that he spent with his grandparents and an 'borrowed' dog named, Tucker. This coming of age story takes place in 1962, when George was 13, and his father had just recently been killed in a farming accident. It was also a winter of one of the largest snow storms, followed by an ice storm in Kansas' history. George took on many adult rolls to keep the milk cows going when electricity and phone service went down---hand milking and watering the cows became a huge deal. Not only that, George's grandfather was the sole person responsible for clearing the county's roads of snow and ice. George became a truly necessary worker, with some creative ideas of his own. Through all these events, Tucker played an important roll for George in his learning trials and encouraging successes. This book is a terrific read for dog lovers,family lovers, and everyone who has learned that it is the trials of our lives that teach us the most in life, and our faithful animal friends are often amongst are greatest treasures!!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Read this book over the holidays. It was a truly heart warming story. Once started I could not put it down. Recommend this without any hesitation.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Great book to read on the holidays. I haven't finished it yet, and so far there is no rising action or exiting parts. I have started to think of putting the book down, but i should proboly give it a chance, just in case. If you dislike, or like, this book you should get "A Simple Christmas Wish". Hit yes if this was helpful. Sincerely, Axolotl lover579
Anonymous 15 days ago
This story fills the heart with a bittersweet joy. It is the story of a young boy coming to grips with harsh reality and then realizing that he has the grit to overcome adversities if he remains true to his own standards. His dog Tucker is his prize for hard work and stubborn determination to do what is right. A great read!
Anonymous 28 days ago
Would recommend
InTheBookcase More than 1 year ago
My two favorite Christmas books ever are both by Greg Kincaid: "A Dog Named Christmas" and "Christmas with Tucker". I could recommend these to any friend, family member, etc. I love both these books dearly and will probably re-read them every few Decembers. "Christmas with Tucker" takes us back to young George McCray's childhood, back to when he was learning to love a special dog when the rest of his life just wasn't going right. (This book is a prequel to "A Dog Named Christmas", though I recommend reading it before "Christmas with Tucker" so that you will know the story of George and his son Todd first.) To be simply said... it's a quaint out-in-the-country, down-home, family story that warms your heart -- even though the story contains mounds and mountains of snow, ice, and sleet. It's the perfect book for the cold December nights leading up to Christmas. Any dog lover would greatly enjoy these books from Greg Kincaid. My only wish is that the story didn't stop here. I can only hope the author has plans for new books.
gdCD More than 1 year ago
Excellent reading, esp if you have ever loved a dog.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
What a great story! get ready to have ur heartstrings tugged at.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Very enjoyable read. Loved this book
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Easy read for a winters night.
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VirtuousWomanKF More than 1 year ago
"Christmas with Tucker" is a cute story, and a nice read during the holidays. At only 158 pages it is a fast read and easy to fit in between the Christmas preparations. This is a warm, fuzzy book that will bring a smile to your face.
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Chicagokat1 More than 1 year ago
I really enjoyed this book. There was so much put on George's shoulders, and he handled it so well! It is a very heartwarming story by an author that I thoroughly enjoy. You won't be disappointed, unless you are a Scrooge!
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TGIFMH More than 1 year ago
The book was okay. If you were an 6th grader. But I like happy endings too.
hunt4ty More than 1 year ago
This is a wonderful book !! You felt like you were there in Kansas through all the problems !! Tucker is an AWESOME dog !!!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Highly recommend. A truly heartwarming book. 100% worth reading.
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Frisbeesage More than 1 year ago
Christmas to Tucker is the prequel to A Dog Named Christmas and very strongly continues in the simple, heartwarming, family values kind of vein. The setting is a rural farming community in 1960s Kansas during one of the worst winter snow and ice storms in history. The McCray family is struggling with the holiday season already having recently lost John, son to Bo and Cora and father to George. The McCrays have a large dairy farm to keep running in addition to being the county road maintainers. As the work and stress pile up young George has to figure out how to navigate without his father to guide him. When a neighbor gets hauled off to jail his dog, Tucker, comes to live with the McCrays and helps George in all sorts of ways. This is a lovely look at how hard work, respect, and lots of love can show a troubled kid how to stay on the right path. The book is full of big hearted characters, tough decisions, and a loyal dog. It will definitely leave you feeling like the world is a better place. The story isn't tricky or surprising, but sometimes a feel good story is all you need. I listened to this book on audio and, like A Dog Named Christmas, it is narrated by Mark Bramhall. He has the most beautiful, deep voice, perfect for this kind of story. I really enjoyed listening to this book!
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