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Christmas at Eagle Pond / Donald Hall.


  • Book Book
  • ISBN: 9780547581484 (hardback)
  • ISBN: 0547581483 (hardback)
  • Description: 78 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
  • Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2012.

Available copies

  • 5 copies at NOBLE (All Libraries).

Current holds

0 current holds with 6 total copies.

Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Beverly Farms Adult Fiction Fiction/ Hall (Text to phone) Available -
Beverly Main Adult Fiction Fiction/ Hall (Text to phone) Checked out 11/19/2014
Lynnfield Adult Fiction Fiction / Hall, D. (Text to phone) Available -
Marblehead Adult Fiction FICTION HALL, DONALD 2012 (Text to phone) Available -
Melrose New Books (Browsing Room) Fiction Hall (Text to phone) Available -
Wakefield Adult Fiction (Lower Level) FICTION Hall, D. (Text to phone) Available -

Content descriptions

Summary: " Donald Hall, drawing on his own childhood memories to create an instant-classic Christmas story, gives himself the thing he most wanted but didn't get as a boy: a Christmas at Eagle Pond. It's the Christmas season of 1940 and twelve-year-old Donnie takes the train to visit his grandparents. Once there, he quickly settles into the farm's routines. In the barn, Gramp milks the cows and entertains his grandson by speaking rhymed pieces, while his grandson's eyes are drawn to an empty stall that houses a graceful, cobwebby sleigh. Now, Model-As speed over the wintry roads, which must be ploughed, and the beautiful sleigh has become obsolete. When the church pageant is over, the gifts are exchanged, and the remains of the Christmas feast put away, the air becomes heavy with fine snowflakes--the kind that fall at the start of a big storm--and everyone wonders, how will Donnie get back to his parents on time? "-- Provided by publisher.

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