On Christmas Eve

On Christmas Eve


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On Christmas Eve by Martin, Jon J. Muth

A heartfelt gift for every family, sure to be shared over and over each year.

Eight-year-old Tess is convinced this is the year she will finally meet Santa and experience the "Christmas magic." She also wishes with all her heart that her best friend's ill father will recover. Tess's faith in the season results in a Christmas Eve so wondrous, so sparkling, readers won't be able to help but feel transformed. Like trimming the tree and "It's a Wonderful Life"; baking cookies and "White Christmas"; ON CHRISTMAS EVE is sure to bring new holiday magic to readers' lives.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780439745888
Publisher: Scholastic, Inc.
Publication date: 10/01/2006
Edition description: 1ST
Pages: 160
Product dimensions: 5.70(w) x 7.82(h) x 0.66(d)
Lexile: 850L (what's this?)
Age Range: 7 - 10 Years

About the Author

Ann M. Martin's The Baby-Sitters Club series sold over 176 million copies and inspired a generation of young readers. Her novels include the Main Street series, BELLE TEAL, the Newbery Honor book A CORNER OF THE UNIVERSE, HERE TODAY, A DOG'S LIFE, and ON CHRISTMAS EVE, as well as the much-loved collaborations P.S, LONGER LETTER LATER and SNAIL MAIL NO MORE with Paula Danziger, and THE DOLL PEOPLE and THE MEANEST DOLL IN THE WORLD, written with Laura Godwin and illustrated by Brian Selznick. She lives in upstate New York.

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On Christmas Eve 4.2 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 5 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This story brought me back to the times when I thought animals spoke and Santa delivered toys on Christmas Eve. Martin leads us to a child's fantasy world where anything can happen.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This book does a wonderful job of conveying Christmas spirit! It also addresses issues of dealing with a dying parent and friendship. This book is very uplifting and you can feel the Christmas magic as you read it! It can definitely help reassure children about the magic of Christmas! I also look at my dog very differently now too! Can't wait til Christmas Eve....
Guest More than 1 year ago
i was in the mood for a good christmas book to get me in the spirit and this book was perfect! i loved this book. i love how it wasnt a perfectly happy ending and everything was all better at the end of the book but it ended happy in its own way. i am happy how it delt with the issue of a parent dieing and the parent didnt all of the sudden get better cause that was her christmas wish. i am a child who lost my mother and death does happen and you cant wish for them to get better and it happens and i was happy ann m martin let kids know that. thanks for such a great book!!! i enjoyed it so much
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
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