Wiggin – Bird’s Christmas Carol

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Wiggin

Personal Author:

Wiggin, Kate Douglas Smith, 1856-1923.

Title:

The Birds’ Christmas Carol / by Kate Douglas Wiggin

Publication info:

New York : Houghton Mifflin, c1986

Physical description:

69 p.: ill. ; 19 cm.

Summary:

Born on Christmas Day, Carol is the Bird family’s special Christmas baby. As her tenth birthday approaches, declining health threatens young Carol’s life. Her only wish, however, is to plan a special Christmas celebration for the poor Ruggles children next door. Few characters have embodied the spirit of Christmas more fully than Carol Bird in this bittersweet holiday classic.

Subject term:

Christmas—Juvenile fiction

Subject term:

Childhood illness—Juvenile fiction

Subject term:

Giving—Juvenile fiction

Subject term:

Death—Juvenile fiction

ISBN:

0395072050

Tags:

children, children’s, children’s fiction, children’s literature, Christmas, Christmas fiction, death, family, holidays, juvenile, kids, Maine, young adult

 

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