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The True Gift

The True Gift

Illustrated by: Brian Floca
For Ages: 7 - 11
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Experience the magic of authentic giving in this holiday classic from the Newbery Award–winning author of Sarah, Plain and Tall.

All year long Lily and Liam look forward to the holidays at their grandparents’ farm. It’s always the perfect trip: walking to the lilac library, trimming the tree, giving gifts. But this year, thanks to a white cow alone in the meadow, things will be different. This holiday, Lily and Liam will find out the meaning of a special gift.

This holiday classic from a beloved author rings in the season by celebrating the joys of family, community, and true giving.
  • Atheneum Books for Young Readers | 
  • 112 pages | 
  • ISBN 9781442488588 | 
  • October 2013 | 
  • Grades 2 - 6 | 
  • Lexile 480
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Patricia MacLachlan
Photograph by John MacLachlan

Patricia MacLachlan

Patricia MacLachlanis the author of many well-loved novels and picture books, including Sarah, Plain and Tall, winner of the Newbery Medal; its sequels, Skylark and Caleb’s Story; Edward’s Eyes; The True Gift; Waiting for the Magic; White Fur Flying; and Fly Away. She lives in western Massachusetts.

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