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Santa Monica: A Misplaced Adventure

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Monica dreams of playing Santa in the holiday performance presented by her local theater group. But will her theater coach, Mr. Shelley, be willing to cast a girl as Santa? What will her parents think? Will her friends ridicule her for wanting a boy’s role? Will her super talented friend, Eric, get the role just because he’s a boy? Follow Monica on her quest to play Santa ...more
Kindle Edition, Second Edition, 44 pages
Published September 20th 2012 by Karen Jones (first published December 1st 2011)
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Taylor Longford
Jan 18, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Monica hopes to play Santa Claus in the Christmas play. But the competition is stiff! One of her best friends wants the same part and he has a bit of an edge because he's a boy.

What a great little chapter book for early readers. From the main star, Monica, to the colorful director of the Christmas play, the characters leap to life in this lovely story. As the tale unfolds, the reader learns about compassion, generosity and friendship. And young Santa Monica shows us that when it comes to somethi
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Bill Tillman
A children's tale of diversity and determination. Monica wants to play the part of Santa in the Christmas and Holiday play for her school. Along the way she must decide for herself what the role means to her. Very good little book.
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Karen Jones grew up in rural Indiana on a small family farm. Her father worked construction all his life and her mother was a writer. The last born in a family of seven, Karen wore too many hand-me-downs and heard “grown-up” conversations long before she should have. But that large, semi-dysfunctional family taught her a lot about life, love, and sticking together. Each special moment, each family ...more