A Christmas Carol

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Plain Label Books, Sep 1, 2010 - Juvenile Fiction - 64 pages
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This Graphic Novel Series features classic tales retold with attractive color illustrations. Educatiors using the Dale-Chall vocabulary system adapted each title. Each 70 page, softcover book retains key phrases and quotations from the original classics. Introduce literature to reluctant readers and motivate struggling readers. Students build confidence through reading practice. Motivation makes all the difference. What's more motivation then the expectation of success?
  

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Review: Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol

User Review  - Amy Edwards - Goodreads

Nice picture book to introduce A Christmas Carol to children. Read full review

Review: A Christmas Carol (Christmas Books #1)

User Review  - James Hatton - Goodreads

This is a story most Americans know; various visual adaptations are shown on TV each year at Christmas time. Some of them are pretty good. Still, the book is worth reading. A pass through this short ... Read full review

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Page 106 - Such a bustle ensued that you might have thought a goose the rarest of all birds; a feathered phenomenon, to which a black swan was a matter of course—and, in truth, it was something very like it in that house.
Page 45 - Expect the second on the next night at the same hour. The third, upon the next night when the last stroke of twelve has ceased to vibrate. Look to see me no more; and look that, for your own ' sake, you remember what has passed between us!
Page 175 - I should hope I did,' replied the lad. 'An intelligent boy!' said Scrooge. 'A remarkable boy. Do you know whether they've sold the prize turkey that was hanging up there - Not the little prize turkey: the big one?' 'What, the one as big as me?' returned the boy. 'What a delightful boy!' said Scrooge. 'It's a pleasure to talk to him. Yes, my buck!' 'It's hanging there now,' replied the boy. 'Is it!' said Scrooge. 'Go and buy it!
Page 108 - Suppose it should not be done enough! Suppose it should break in turning out! Suppose somebody should have got over the wall of the...
Page 106 - His active little crutch was heard upon the floor, and back came Tiny Tim before another word was spoken, escorted by his brother and sister to his stool beside the fire ; and while Bob, turning up his cuffs, — as if, poor fellow, they were capable of being made more shabby, — compounded some hot mixture in a jug with gin and lemons, and stirred it round and round and put it on the hob to simmer, Master Peter and the two ubiquitous young Cratchits went to fetch the goose, with which they soon...
Page 19 - If they would rather die," said Scrooge, "they had better do it, and decrease the surplus population. Besides — excuse me — I don't know that." "But you might know it,
Page 74 - ... to dance with Mrs. Fezziwig. Top couple, too; with a good stiff piece of work cut out for them; three or four and twenty pair of partners; people who were not to be trifled with; people who would dance, and had no notion of walking.
Page 40 - A very little more is permitted to me. I cannot rest, I cannot stay, I cannot linger anywhere. My spirit never walked beyond our counting-house mark me! - in life my spirit never roved beyond the narrow limits of our money-changing hole; and weary journeys lie before me!
Page 19 - It's enough for a man to understand his own business, and not to interfere with other people's. Mine occupies me constantly.
Page 90 - But it had undergone a surprising transformation. The walls and ceiling were so hung with living green, that it looked a perfect grove; from every part of which bright gleaming berries glistened. The crisp leaves of holly, mistletoe, and ivy reflected back the light, as if so many little mirrors had been scattered there; and such a mighty blaze went roaring up the chimney, as that dull petrification...

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Charles Dickens (1812-1870) is one of the most acclaimed and popular writers of all time. His many works include the classics The Old Curiosity Shop, Oliver Twist, Nicholas Nickleby, Barnaby Rudge, A Christmas Carol, A Tale of Two Cities, David Copperfield, Great Expectations, Bleak House, Hard Times, Our Mutual Friend, The Pickwick Papers and many more.

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