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What Child Is This?: A Christmas Story (Laurel-Leaf Books) (1997)

by Caroline B. Cooney

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One of the best Christmas stories ever written!!! ( )
  Sullywriter | Apr 3, 2013 |
I read this in 8th grade and absolutely loved this tear-jerker of a book. Definately a wonderful holiday read. ( )
  booksandwine | Oct 7, 2010 |
Beautiful. ( )
  ToriVic | Feb 29, 2008 |
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For all the churches whose organs I have been privileged to play; for all the carol services and Christmas Eves; and with thanks to Sayre and Beverly
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It was Christmas Eve.
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0440226848, Mass Market Paperback)

Not everyone is lucky at Christmas. Some people would call 16-year-old Liz Kitchell and her family truly fortunate, but it doens't feel that way to her. It seems that only a miracle can give 8-year-old Katie her holiday wish. She wants a family, something she does not have as a foster child. As for 17-year-old Matt, he too is in a foster home and is finally letting himself feel a sense of belonging. When he allows himself to do a good deed for Katie, he doesn't realize what would happen. Is the spirit of Christmas strong enough to grant the impossible?

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When seventeen-year-old Matt tries to find a family for an eight-year-old foster child, his attempt backfires and both of them need a Christmas miracle.

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