The Christmas Letters: A Timeless Story for Every Generation
Center Street, 2006 (2006)
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Reviewed by Melissa Parcel
very year, the family gathers together to celebrate Christmas. Grandpa, grandma, their children and grandchildren join for food and family time. This year, however, grandpa has the feeling that he won't be around for many more Christmases, so he wants to impart a special gift to help his family remember him and to help them know what the holiday really means.
randpa gives each family member a Christmas letter - though not the type of letter you might be suspecting. He explains the significance of the letters for the individuals, and encourages family members to take them out every year.
his sweet, touching story can be shared with the entire family. The rich illustrations reinforce the impact of the tale. If your family is struggling to make the holiday season special and meaningful,
The Christmas Letters
will provide inspiration. This small volume would also make an ideal gift to share with others.
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