The Gift of the Magi and Other Stories

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Scholastic, 1990 - Juvenile Fiction - 12 pages
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- The story is a Christmas favorite in an amazing new edition.
- O. Henry is still one of the most taught short story writers in schools.
- This isn't just a Christmas book -- all of O. Henry's stories are timeless.
- For each edition sold, Scholastic makes a donation to a literary or children's charity.
- Introduced by Pam Munoz Ryan, author of the award-winning Esperanza Rising.

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O. Henry (William Sydney Porter, 1862-1910) was an American short-story writer. In his writing, O. Henry was able to catch the color and movement of the city and showed a genuine sympathy for ordinary people. Some of his works include "Cabbages and Kings", "Roads of Destiny", and "Strictly Business" among many others.

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