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The Year of the Perfect Christmas Tree: An Appalachian Story
By Barbara Cooney (illustrator) and Gloria Houston
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Puffin
Publication date October 1, 1996
Binding Paperback
Edition Reprint
Book category Easy Fiction
ISBN-13 9780140558777
ISBN-10 0140558772
Dimensions 0.25 by 9.50 by 10.50 in.
Weight 0.35 lbs.
Availability§ Publisher Out of Stock
Original list price $6.99
Other format details juvenile
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Summary
With her father called off to war, it is up to Ruthie and her Mama to fulfill Papa's promise--to give the town its traditional Christmas tree
Amazon.com description: Product Description: This unforgettable tale, illustrated by Caldecott Medalist Barbara Cooney, has become a seasonal classic-a touching and joyful story about courage and the power of family.

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Paperback
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Reprint edition from Puffin (October 1, 1996)
9780140558777 | details & prices | 9.50 × 10.50 × 0.25 in. | Rec. grade levels 2-3 | 0.35 lbs | List price $6.99
About: Ruthie and her mother wonder how they will fulfill their obligation of getting the perfect Christmas tree to the town for the holiday celebration, since Papa has left the Appalachian area to go to war.
School and Library
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from Dial Books for Young Readers (September 1, 1988)
9780803702998 | details & prices | 32 pages | 9.85 × 10.75 × 0.35 in. | Rec. grade levels 2-3 | 0.95 lbs | List price $16.99
About: Ruthie and her mother wonder how they will fulfill their obligation of getting the perfect Christmas tree to the town for the holiday celebration, since Papa has left the Appalachian area to go to war.
Library
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from Dial Books for Young Readers (September 1, 1988)
9780803703001 | details & prices | 32 pages | 9.75 × 10.75 × 0.25 in. | Rec. grade levels 2-3 | 1.05 lbs | List price $14.89
About: Ruthie and her mother wonder how they will fulfill their obligation of getting the perfect Christmas tree to the town for the holiday celebration, since Papa has left the Appalachian area to go to war.
Reinforced
from Demco Media (October 1, 1996)
9780606103732 | details & prices | 9.25 × 10.75 × 0.50 in. | Rec. grade levels 2-3 | 0.85 lbs | List price $15.85
About: Ruthie and her mother wonder how they will fulfill their obligation of getting the perfect Christmas tree to the town for the holiday celebration, since Papa has left the Appalachian area to go to war.

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