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The Year of the Perfect Christmas Tree: An Appalachian Story

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4.2 out of 5
Based on 174 Ratings and 61 Reviews

Book Description
Acclaimed author Gloria Houston has written a tale that is as joyful and timeless as Christmas itself. Jewel-like paintings by two-time Caldecott Medal winner Barbara Cooney capture all of the season's warmth and mountain flavor. "A heartwarming holiday story, simply told and graced with true sentiment rather than sentimentality."--Kirkus Reviews. Publisher's Weekly Bestseller. Booklist Best Books... More
Book Information
PublisherDial Books For Young Readers
BindingHardcover (9 editions)
Reading LevelAges 4-8
# of Pages32
ISBN-100803703007
ISBN-13978-0803703001
Publication Date09/30/1988
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About Gloria Houston (Author) : Gloria Houston is a published author of children's books and young adult books. Some of the published credits of Gloria Houston include Mountain Valor, The Year of the Perfect Christmas Tree, My Great... more
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About Barbara Cooney (Illustrator) : Barbara Cooney (1917–2000) was an American children's author and illustrator of more than 200 books and double Caldecott Medalist. She has written books for six decades. Her books have been translat... more
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