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Samantha's Surprise: A Christmas Story (1986)

by Maxine Rose Schur

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Series: American Girls: Samantha (3), American Girls (Samantha 3)

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The two weeks before Christmas are filled with activity as Samantha finishes her homemade presents and makes preparations for visiting relatives.
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Samantha has high hopes for the best Christmas ever. Things start to go wrong when her Uncle Gard announces he is bringing the beautiful Cornelia home for the holidays.
  BLTSbraille | Sep 30, 2021 |
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  lcslibrarian | Aug 13, 2020 |
This is a book in the American Girl collection and it is about a girl named Samantha from the time of the Industrial revolution. We learn how at first she is unhappy when her Uncle's new guest comes to stay for Christmas and her original holiday plans get changed and she is very unhappy. Then we learn about how the turn of events cause this to make Samantha's best Christmas ever!
  BurgessMeredith | Aug 20, 2018 |
Cute story about Samantha, one of the American Girl dolls, and her Christmas spent with her Uncle Gard and his good friend Cornelia, which causes a bit of an upset to her plans as her Grandmother, called "Grandmary," wants everything to be perfect for Cornelia, meaning Samantha's wants fall by the wayside.

Someone left this in my Little Free Library, and I had never read any of the American Girl books, so I picked this one up to read for the holidays. Now that I've read it, I'll return it for someone else to discover. ( )
  regularguy5mb | Dec 24, 2017 |
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  azpandas | Aug 4, 2017 |
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