From the late Rebecca Caudill, author of "The Best-Loved Doll" and "Tree of Freedom", comes the heartrending story of a young Appalachian boy, born mute, who speaks for the first time ever to a young couple and their newborn baby, who have taken refuge from a blizzard in a nearby church. Full color.From the late Rebecca Caudill, author of "The Best-Loved Doll" and "Tree of Freedom", comes the heartrending story of a young Appalachian boy, born mute, who speaks for the first time ever to a young couple and their newborn baby, who have taken refuge from a blizzard in a nearby church. Full color.Read Less
Du Bois, William Pène (Illustrated by) Good. No dust jacket as issued. Discarded from small New Hampshire library. Ex-library. White color illustrated cloth over boards. 48 p. 22 cm. Full-color Illustrations. Audience: Children/juvenile. Set in the American rural location, Hurricane Gap, featuring a boy named Jamie who could not talk, even by age 4. This heart-warming tale is about his day-to-day, helping on the farm and playing with other kids. The Christmas Eve pageant would become very special indeed for this little shepherd.
Illustrated by Du Bois, William Pene. Good in Fair dust jacket. Pgs clean, tight, tanned with some age spotting. Tan/blue covers show some staining along edges, corners, spine. DJ is heavily tattered and worn, age darkened and stained. Loose hinges. Some tape mending to DJ.; 48 pages.
Du Bois, William Pene. Good in new dust jacket. Ex-Library Book in Very Good Condition. Outside Labels, Old Mylar and Check-out card Removed Professionally. Cleaned and Restored as Possible Under-Used; No Lean and in Very Good Condition. Sewn binding. Paper over boards. Audience: Children/juvenile. Comes in New Brodart Cover. USPS Tracking. MB11-113014
Illustrated by William Pène de Bois. Very Good-in Good dust jacket. Shelfwear, light soil, otherwise light wear; Dust Jacket spine well toned, spine edge tears and chipping, light soil, flap bottom clipped, light wear. Solid oblong hardcover.; Illustrated by William Pène de Bois. "The mysterious power of love speaks gently, eloquently, and powerfully in this beautiful story of a mute child's Christmas morning in Appalachia."; 48 pages.
Young Jamie was locked in a world within himself.
One Christmas he was given the honor of being a shepherd in the Church Christmas play.
Early Christmas morning Jamie is given the opportunity to Learn of Christmas Miracles.
Following the birth of a young baby; the town of Hurricane Gap are reminded of the birth of the Christ Child of long ago.
A Christmas Miracle is given voice as the young Shepherd embraces the true meaning of Christmas.
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