Van Steenwyk – Prairie Christmas



Van Steenwyk

Personal Author:
Van Steenwyk, Elizabeth.
Prairie Christmas / written by Elizabeth Van Steenwyk ; illustrated by Ronald Himler.
Publication info:
Grand Rapids, Mich. : Eerdmans Books for Young Readers, 2006.
Physical description:
1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 24 x 27 cm.
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. Emma learns that easing someone else’s pain can often help ease their own.
Subject term:
Mothers and daughters–Juvenile fiction.
Subject term:
Midwives–Juvenile fiction.
Subject term:
Prairies–Juvenile fiction.
Added Entry-Personal Name:
Himler, Ronald.
9780802852809 (alk. paper)

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