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The Christmas Sweater

The Christmas Sweater

A Picture Book

Adapted by: Chris Schoebinger / Illustrated by: Brandon Dorman
For Ages: 4 - 7
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Adapted from the original bestselling novel, The Christmas Sweater: A Picture Book is the story of a young boy who finds the true meaning of Christmas in the most unlikely of places. Eddie wants a bicycle for Christmas, but his mother knits him a homemade sweater instead. His disappointment is obvious, but a magical journey makes Eddie realize that the sweater is far more than it seems. Ultimately it teaches him that the true meaning of a gift is that it is given with love.
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  • Aladdin | 
  • 40 pages | 
  • ISBN 9781416995432 | 
  • October 2009 | 
  • Grades P - 2 | 
  • Lexile AD610L
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Adapted from the original bestselling novel, The Christmas Sweater: A Picture Book is the story of a young boy who finds the true meaning of Christmas in the most unlikely of places.

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ON CHRISTMAS EVE, Eddie shook his snow globe one last time and placed it on the dresser beside his bed. He watched the snowstorm swirl and thought about the one gift he wanted most for Christmas—a new bicycle. As the final snowflakes drifted away, he heard a soft knock at his door.

Eddie turned and saw his grandfather tiptoeing into the room. He was wearing his favorite fluffy red hat—a hat that used to make Eddie think his grandfather was Santa Claus himself.

“What did you find, Grandpa? Am I getting the bike I want?” he asked.

Grandpa looked around to make sure they were alone. Then he whispered,... see more

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