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Don't Forget the Star
 
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George D. Durrant
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Don't Forget the Star

3.92  ·  Rating Details ·  38 Ratings  ·  7 Reviews
Master storyteller George D. Durrant shares a beautiful message about Christmas through the various stage of life, from childhood to parenthood.

The author shares wonderful anecdotes that everyone will enjoy, beginning with the youthful excitement of awaiting Santa Claus. Then come the growing pains of our teenage years when we don't always get the gifts we want.

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Hardcover, 102 pages
Published October 22nd 2001 by Cedar Fort
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Laura
Dec 16, 2009 Laura rated it liked it
I believe this is an autobiographical Novella, appopriate for young and old alike about the true meaning of Christmas. IT is only about 50 pages long, and it follows the author's development and opinion of Christmas from Childhood to Parenthood.

We see him go from being a firm believer in Santa Claus, (despite the fact that he gets a box of Tinker Toys for Christmas every year instead of a BB gun), to being a sad bigger kid when his faith in Santa is shattered, to being a depressed and angry teen
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Mar 23, 2009 Zippy rated it it was amazing
I really enjoy this book about the authors experiences with Christmases throughout his life. Our oldest daughter's name was taken from this book and it is a family tradition to receive a star ornament from my In-laws in honor of the book.
Melanie Cannon
Jun 09, 2012 Melanie Cannon rated it liked it
Just a booklet really -- about how Christmas changes as we age through the stages of life. More of a look back by the author, really.
Lynette Heideman
Nov 29, 2007 Lynette Heideman rated it liked it
Recommends it for: All Parents and thoses that believe in Santa Claus
Your experience of Christmas can change, but always be wonderful and meaningful.
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Nov 27, 2011 Julie rated it really liked it
Short little inspirational book about growing up in the mid-1900's, and the meaning of Christmas. sort of an inspirational version of the movie, "A Christmas Story."
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Dec 05, 2008 Michael rated it really liked it
I read this book every Christmas season. Poignant look at the different views we have of Christmas as we travel through life. There is a santa claus.
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The unbuyable gifts are the best.
How dear George D. Durrant is.
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