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A Christmas Carol
ISBN: 9781936594344
Author: Dickens, Charles (Author)
Publisher: Tribeca Books
Published: December 2010
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Binding Type: Paperback
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Annotation: In October 1843, Charles Dickens ― heavily in debt and obligated to his publisher ― began work on a book to help supplement his family's meager income. That volume, A Christmas Carol, has long since become one of the most beloved stories in the English language. As much a part of the holiday season as holly, mistletoe, and evergreen wreaths, this perennial favorite continues to delight new readers and rekindle thoughts of charity and goodwill.
With its characters exhibiting many qualities ― as well as failures ― often ascribed to Dickens himself, the imaginative and entertaining tale relates Ebenezer Scrooge's eerie encounters with a series of spectral visitors. Journeying with them through Christmases past, present, and future, he is ultimately transformed from an arrogant, obstinate, and insensitive miser to a generous, warmhearted, and caring human being. Written by one of England's greatest and most popular novelists, A Christmas Carol has come to epitomize the true meaning of Christmas.
Additional Information
BISAC Categories:
- Fiction | Classics
Dewey: FIC
Lexile Measure: 1020
Physical Information: 8.40" H x 840.00" L x 5.50" W
Bargain Category: Middle School, Holiday/Seasonal, High School, Classics
Grade level(s): 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th