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The Miracle on 34th Street

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Follows the story of Susan Walker, a subdued girl and her harried, professional mother as they learn about having faith in the Christmas season from a bearded stranger who has all the characteristics of Santa Claus. Movie tie-in.
Paperback, 248 pages
Published November 1st 1994 by Scholastic
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Feb 02, 2016 Steven Freeman rated it liked it
Not as good as the 1947 movie, but a great holiday story of hope and faith, and an excellent way to break up a couple of days of grading.
Jan 23, 2010 Greg rated it liked it
As the author says, "Like everything else about Mr. Kringle, his appearance does not follow any accepted pattern. Instead of appearing first on the printed page and then making his bow upon the screen, Mr. Kringle completely reversed the procedure." So begins the author with the "real" story of Kris Kringle, a favorite of mine in the original black and white movie, and now a favorite book. First published in 1947, in the midst of the second world war, it brought a message of hope and joy and mir ...more
Dec 06, 2011 Dianne rated it liked it
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One of the reasons why I got more exctited about Christmas! Though I haven't watched the movie, I really loved how explicit the story was written. The story is so inspiring that taught me on a higher level how to love unconditionally, how to forgive and to gain the true Christmas' spirit. What a feel-good story!
Dec 19, 2007 Hassane rated it really liked it
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I leared that It had a lot of action. I love that book.
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