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The Christmas Gift (El regalo de Navidad)

Francisco Jimenez

ISBN 10: 0395928699 / ISBN 13: 9780395928691
Published by Houghton Mifflin Company, 2000
Used Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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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

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Title: The Christmas Gift (El regalo de Navidad)

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company

Publication Date: 2000

Binding: Hardcover

Illustrator: Claire B. Cotts

Book Condition: Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Signed: Inscribed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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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.

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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. fromColumbia University and is now the professor emeritus in the ModernLanguages and LiteratureDepartment at Santa Clara University, thesetting of much of his novel, Reaching Out. He is the award-winning author of The Circuit, Cajas de carton, Breaking Through, Senderos fronterizos, Mas Alla de mi, Taking Hold, The Christmas Gift/El Regalo de la Navidad and La Mariposa. He is the recipient of many national literary awards, among them aretheJohn Steinbeck Award, the Boston Globe-Horn Book Award, the AmericasAward the Pura Belpré Honor Book Award, the Tomás Rivera BookAward, Reading the World Award, and the Carter C. Woodson National Book Award. He lives with his family in Santa Clara, California

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