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Prairie Christmas [Hardcover]

By Elizabeth Van Steenwyk (Author) & Ronald Himler (Illustrator)
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On the Nebraska prairie in 1880, eleven-year-old Emma finds a way to celebrate the spirit of Christmas while her mother, a midwife, delivers a baby on Christmas Eve.

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Eleven-year-old Emma is disappointed when her mother, a doctor, has to deliver a baby on Christmas Day. But when she arrives with Mama at the house, Emma realizes she isn't the only one whose Christmas has been interrupted.

With warm pencil-and-watercolor illustrations, this story offers a glimpse of life on the prairie in the 1800s. And, like Emma, readers will be reminded that easing someone else's pain can often help ease their own.

Awards and Recognitions
Prairie Christmas by Elizabeth Van Steenwyk & Ronald Himler has received the following awards and recognitions -

  • Nevada Young Readers' Award - 2010 Nominee - Picture Book category

Citations And Professional Reviews
Prairie Christmas by Elizabeth Van Steenwyk & Ronald Himler has been reviewed by professional book reviewers and journalists at the following establishments -
  • Booklist - 09/15/2006 page 68
  • School Library Journal - 10/01/2006 page 101
  • Kirkus Review - Children - 11/01/2006 page 1134
  • Hornbook Guide to Children - 01/01/2007 page 48
  • Wilson Children's Catalog - 01/01/2007 page 134
  • Wilson Children's Catalog - 01/01/2010 page 1569

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Item Specifications...

Studio: Eerdmans Books for Young Readers
Pages   32
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 9.28" Width: 10.18" Height: 0.39"
Weight:   0.9 lbs.
Binding  Hardcover
Release Date   Sep 1, 2006
Grade Level  Grade School  
Age  5-9
ISBN  0802852807  
ISBN13  9780802852809  

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More About Elizabeth Van Steenwyk & Ronald Himler

Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! "Elizabeth Van Steenwyk" has written more than twenty books for young readers. The recipient of the Texas Bluebonnet Award and Vermont's Rebecca Caudill Award, Elizabeth lives in San Marino, California with her family.

Elizabeth Van Steenwyk currently resides in San Marino, in the state of California.

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Product Categories

1Books > Subjects > Children > Ages 4-8 > General
2Books > Subjects > Children > History & Historical Fiction > United States > Fiction > 1800s
3Books > Subjects > Children > People & Places > Family Life > New Baby > Fiction
4Books > Subjects > Children > People & Places > Holidays & Festivals > Christmas > Fiction
5Books > Subjects > Teens > History & Historical Fiction > Historical Fiction
6Books > Subjects > Teens > Social Issues > General

Christian Product Categories
Books > General Interest > Seasonal > Christmas

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"It is a night for gifts"  Dec 7, 2006
This lovely picture book tells the familiar Christmas story with a unique way. Emma accompanies her mother out into the cold prairie night one Christmas Eve to help a neighbor deliver a baby. Unusual for the 1800s' Emma's mother is the local doctor. Emma is only 11, but she's accompanied her mother many times and knows how long it can take a baby to arrive; it seems a little unfair to Emma that they will not have a Christmas. Emma soon realizes that she can give the gift of comfort to the two young children who are worried about their mother. And when three men from neighborhing farms appear at the door with cookies, a lamb and a goat, readers will start to recognize elements of the traditional nativity story. Pencil and watercolor illustrations reflect the cold of the prairie night and the warmth of a family's love. The story is a bit longer and complex for the youngest listeners; it would work best with one-on-one reading or small groups of children in grades 1 and up.

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