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A Christmas Carol
A Christmas Carol
Author: Charles Dickens
"A Christmas Carol" is one of the best loved and most quoted of all English language Christmas stories. First published in 1843, it never fails to make an appearance every Christmas in some form. — Ebenezer Scrooge, a most disagreeable curmudgeon, is visited by the ghost of his partner Jacob Marley. Marley informs him that he is to rece...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9780439101332
ISBN-10: 0439101336
Publication Date: 9/1/2000
Pages: 144
Reading Level: Ages 9-12
  • Currently 4.3/5 Stars.

4.3 stars, based on 55 ratings
Publisher: Scholastic Paperbacks
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
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Helpful Score: 1
I've done a staged reading of this book so many times that it was nice to just sit down and read it. I love this classic tale. It's the only Dickens I've actually been able to make it through thus far. Dickens may be overly word (in my opinion) but I can't get enough of this story. I may have to make it a tradition to read it every holiday season.
hoopridge avatar reviewed A Christmas Carol on + 250 more book reviews
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I read this every year and every year I love it more and more. We all know the story, of course (if you don't know it, you must be living under a rock!), but to read the real Dickens version is a true experience. His use of detail and vivid imagery is brilliant, and you really see Scrooge's change as he experiences his past, present, and future. A Christmas delight!
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Beautifully photographed gift version with ribbon marker by Barmes and Noble of this fun Christmas classic, that we learn being cheap with our fellow man does not pay and Scrooge learns to let his heart grow to love and help others.
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This is a childrens book. It says ages 9-12, but I would say more like 5-7 or something like that. Very short version. Cute story for young children.
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mdb avatar reviewed A Christmas Carol on + 3 more book reviews
Enjoyed it while performing the play this December at Little Theater of Bedford in Bedford Indiana.
Sheyen avatar reviewed A Christmas Carol on + 74 more book reviews
What can I say, its a classic. Im not huge on classics, but I did enjoy this one. Having heard the story and seen any number of movies, I of course knew what to expect. But I was surprised by a couple of little things.
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A wonderful Christmas Classic!

Book Wiki

Ebenezer Scrooge (Primary Character)
Ghost of Christmas Past (Major Character)
Ghost of Christmas Present (Major Character)
Ghost of Christmas Yet to Come (Major Character)
Jacob Marley (Major Character)
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