Under the Christmas Tree

Under the Christmas Tree

Book - 2002
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The angel smiles
Atop the tree
And proves me right.
She's happiest there
Poised for flight,
Halo kissing the ceiling
Feeling closer to home.

Twenty-three holiday offerings from Coretta Scott King Award-winning poet Nikki Grimes showcase many facets of Christmastime. From neighborhood kids who only need an icy patch and trash-can lid to have fun, to a family grate-fully sitting down to holiday dinner with all the trimmings, to Rhythm Brown-the blind sax-man who plays "Silent Night" as if he witnessed the first Christmas in Bethlehem-Nikki Grimes revels in the sights, sounds, and feelings that make the season so special. Kadir Nelson provides the perfect counterpoint to each poem with a radiant, revealing painting. Under the Christmas Tree is a gift to be treasured and shared. Open it now and enjoy!

Publisher: New York : HarperCollins, 2002
ISBN: 9780688160005
068816000X
9780688159993
0688159990
Branch Call Number: 811.5 4 GRI 2002
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill
Additional Contributors: Nelson, Kadir

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