The Christmas Gift: El regalo de Navidad

The Christmas Gift: El regalo de Navidad

by Francisco Jimenez, Claire B. Cotts

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With honesty and grace, award-winning author Francisco Jiménez shares his most poignant Christmas memory in this beautifully illustrated picture book. As Christmas approaches, Panchito can’t wait to see what present he gets. But on Christmas Day, he is disappointed when all he gets is a bag of candy, until he sees the gift his father gives his mother. Panchito then realizes that gifts of the heart are the most precious of all.

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ISBN-13: 9780547529806
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date: 09/22/2008
Sold by: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 32
Sales rank: 650,333
File size: 15 MB
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Age Range: 4 - 8 Years

About the Author

Francisco Jim nez emigrated from Tlaquepaque, Mexico, to California, where he worked for many years in the fields with his family. He received both his master s degree and his Ph.D. from Columbia University and is now chairman of the Modern Languages and Literature Department at Santa Clara University, the setting of much of Reaching Out. He is the award-winning author of The Circuit, Breaking Through, La Mariposa, and his newest novel, Reaching Out. He lives in Santa Clara, California, with his family.

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"Most of us have a favorite Christmas story to tell. The Christmas Gift is a true story, based on an experience I had as a child many years ago. It took place in a farm labor tent camp . . ."

Text Copyright © 2000 by Francisco Jimenez Illustrations Copyright © 2000 by Claire B. Cotts

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The Christmas Gift: El regalo de Navidad 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
CarmellaLee on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
Personal Response:The author tells his Christmas memory in this book. It is a truly touching story of a family who is blessed in many ways. The book is written in English and Spanish. This is nice for reading in a bilingual setting of children.Curricular or Programming Connections:Christmas TraditionYoung children/family
Anonymous More than 1 year ago