Itas Christmastime in 1946, and all Addie wants is a pair of cowboy boots and a Christmas tree Ten-year-old Addie lives in Clear River, Nebraska, population fifteen hundred, with her stoic but loving father and quirky grandmother. Carla Mae is her neighbor and best friend in the fifth grade. Carla Maeas house is different than Addieasashe has five siblings and another on the way, while Addie is an only child. Itas the week before Christmas, and shopping lists are at the front of the girlsa minds. Addieas house doesnat have a treeaher dad says they are a waste of money, and theyall be opening presents at Uncle Willas anyway. Uncle Will has a tree, but to Addie, it doesnat feel like Christmas without a tree of their own. Then she comes up with the perfect plan. Will it make this the best Christmas theyave ever had, or will her father never forgive her?I was looking anxiously out the livingroom window, watching forhis truck in the driveway, whenBilly Wild came along ... At most of the houses along his route, he would just put the paper between the storm door and the inside door, or put it in a anbsp;...
|Title||:||The House without a Christmas Tree|
|Publisher||:||Open Road Media - 2014-11-04|