The legend of the poinsettia

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Publisher:
Putnam,
Pub. Date:
c1994.
Language:
English
Accelerated Reader:
IL: MG - BL: 3.6 - AR Pts: 0.5
Lexile measure:
AD: Adult Directed 680L
Description
In Mexico, the poinsettia is called flor de la Nochebuenao flower of the Holy Night. At Christmastime, the flower blooms and flourishes, the quite exquisite red stars lighting up the countryside.

A Mexican legend tells how the poinsettia came to be, through a little girl's unselfish gift to the Christ Child. Tomie dePaola has embraced the legend using his own special feeling for Christmas. His glorious paintings capture not only the brilliant colors of Mexico and its art, but also the excitement of the children preparing for Christmas and the hope of Lucida, who comes to see what makes a gift truly beautiful.

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ISBN:
9780399216923
9780698115675
Accelerated Reader:
MG
Level 3.6, 0.5 Points
Lexile measure:
AD: Adult Directed 680L
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Grouping Title legend of the poinsettia
Grouping Author de paola tomie
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2018-01-13 04:56:34AM
Last Indexed 2018-07-22 04:53:22AM

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subject_facet Folklore -- Mexico, Poinsettias -- Folklore -- Juvenile literature
title_display The legend of the poinsettia
title_full The legend of the poinsettia / retold and illustratd by Tomie dePaola
title_short The legend of the poinsettia
topic_facet Folklore, Poinsettias