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A Certain Small Shepherd by Rebecca Caudill

A Certain Small Shepherd

by Rebecca Caudill

Other authors: William Pène Du Bois (Illustrator)

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A beautiful story for sharing at Christmastime. ( )
  auntieknickers | Aug 30, 2013 |
This is the exceptional child's book that has strong appeal to the adult as well. A little, motherless boy grows up in a poor, loving family, but cannot speak. Jamie is assigned the role of shepherd in the school Christmas play and in his mind takes on the persona of the shepherd. Christmas morning he is given the opportunity in real life to bring a gift to a new born baby and a Christmas miracle occurs. I hope to read this story to my grandchildren every Christmas Eve. ( )
  seoulful | May 28, 2008 |
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0805053921, Paperback)

From the late Rebecca Caudill, author of The Best-Loved Doll and Tree of Freedom, comes the heartrending story of a young Appalachian boy, born mute, who speaks for the first time ever to a young couple and their newborn baby, who have taken refuge from a blizzard in a nearby church.

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Jamie wins the coveted role of a shepherd in the school Christmas play. When a blizzard cancels the show he is heartbroken.

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