Title: The Christmas Gift (El regalo de Navidad)
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston
Publication Date: 2000
Illustrator: Claire B. Cotts
Book Condition: Near Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine
Signed: Inscribed by Author(s)
Edition: 1st Edition
Written in English and Spanish. Signed and inscribed by Author. Minimal shelf wear to book and jacket. Crisp and bright pages. Jacket now covered in new clear Brodart. NOT exlib. Nice! **Panchito's family moves from farm to farm for work. When his family has to move before Christmas he worries that he will not get the ball he has been wanting.**. Bookseller Inventory # 000231
Synopsis: With honesty and rare grace, award-winning author Francisco Jiménez shares his most poignant Christmas memory in this remarkable book. Illustrated with paintings full of strength and warmth, written in spare bilingual text, this simple story celebrates the true spirit of Christmas, and illuminates how children do indeed draw strength from the bonds of their families.
About the Author: Francisco Jiménez 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 the chairman of the Modern Languages and Literature Department at Santa Clara University, the setting of much of his newest novel, Reaching Out. He is the award-winning author of The Circuit, Breaking Through, and La Mariposa. He lives with his family in Santa Clara, California.
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