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Penny's Christmas Jar Miracle

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Hardcover, 32 pages
Published October 1st 2009 by Shadow Mountain (first published 2009)
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Shannon
Sep 26, 2011 Shannon rated it it was amazing
This beautiful story makes your heart swell as you witness the love of a child and see how very selfless they are. I look at my children daily and find reasons to criticize in an effort to 'make them into good adults' - when really I should look back in awe and wonder at God's gift to me. I am loved and am grateful to be reminded of that daily.
Mary
Dec 11, 2009 Mary rated it really liked it
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Won on First Reads...can't wait to read it and add it to my children's book collection!

ETA - I read through this story the other day and found it to be so sweet! I love a good Christmas story, and that's exactly what this is. I can't wait to gift copies to some of the children in my life. It really says something about the power of a community, the magic of Christmas, and the sweetness of a little girl who wants to do good in her life.

I have to say also that the illustrations are amazing, and th
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Alisa
Dec 06, 2012 Alisa rated it really liked it
I have read the author's Christmas Jar book and really enjoyed it. This is a story of little Penny who gets to choose how to use the Christmas Jar money and oroginally wanting to hold a party, decides to help a cute grandpa she is friends with. Very touching story of how a little girl can make a difference.
Cathie
Dec 09, 2009 Cathie rated it it was ok
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Rachel
Read this last night with daughter number 1. She loved it, I loved it, had a great time bonding and sharing this cute little story. Made me ask myself how much of my life I am willing to give to others.
Mandy
Dec 20, 2011 Mandy rated it really liked it
A wonderful children's story based on Jason F. Wright's book "Christmas Jars." This is a Christmas favorite in our home!
Jessica
Dec 28, 2009 Jessica rated it it was amazing
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Beautiful story of the true meaning of the Christmas season. Will be a treasured family heirloom for many decades to come.
Carol
Dec 17, 2009 Carol rated it really liked it
I love the whole idea of the Christmas jar. In this story Penny is remarkably sensitive and thoughtful.
Josette
Oct 09, 2009 Josette rated it it was amazing
Good story, brilliant artwork. I expect this will become a Christmas favorite for many.
Allyson
Jan 15, 2015 Allyson rated it liked it
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Sweet children's story about the Christmas jars...love the illustrations.
Valerie
Dec 23, 2012 Valerie rated it it was amazing
Beautiful story and artwork based on the Christmas Jars book!
Larita Barfuss
Jan 29, 2011 Larita Barfuss rated it really liked it
We read this one to the kids on Christmas eve in there bed.
Cody
Nov 22, 2009 Cody marked it as to-read
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I won this book on First-Reads
Bookaholic
Feb 20, 2010 Bookaholic marked it as to-read
Really touching story. I loved it.
Ryan
Dec 13, 2013 Ryan rated it really liked it
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Pretty good book, great message.
Ramona McConkie
Nov 23, 2015 Ramona McConkie rated it liked it
Sweet story my kids loved.
Margo Kelly
Dec 30, 2011 Margo Kelly rated it liked it
A delightful Christmas story.
Mary
May 03, 2015 Mary rated it really liked it
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A new favorite.
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Jason Wright is a New York Times, Wall Street Journal and USA Today bestselling author.

Jason is a weekly columnist for the Deseret News and Northern Virginia Daily and articles by Jason have appeared in over 50 newspapers and magazines across the United States including The Washington Times, The Chicago Tribune, and Forbes. He is the author of The James Miracle (2004); Christmas Jars (2005); The W
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