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How Santa got his job

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Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers,
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IL: LG - BL: 3.5 - AR Pts: 0.5
Lexile measure:
AD: Adult Directed 570L
If you think Santa Claus came into the world sporting a red suit and a white beard, think again. Santa wasn't always the jolly, overweight, gift-giving fellow that we now know and love. He tried his hand at all sorts of different jobs, including postal worker, zookeeper, circus performer, and even chimney sweep, but each of these presented a problem that got in his way. It wasn't until he was lucky enough to meet a friendly bunch of elves that Santa found his true calling...and the job of his dreams. Stephen Krensky's understated text and S. D. Schindler's charming illustrations come together to create an imaginative and funny tale that proves even the best of us have to try, try again.
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Accelerated Reader:
Level 3.5, 0.5 Points
Lexile measure:
AD: Adult Directed 570L
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Grouping Title how santa got his job
Grouping Author krensky stephen
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2018-11-14 13:05:30PM
Last Indexed 2018-11-14 13:09:04PM

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publishDate 1998
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subject_facet Humorous stories -- Juvenile fiction, Occupations -- Juvenile fiction, Santa Claus -- Juvenile fiction
title_display How Santa got his job
title_full How Santa got his job / Stephen Krensky ; illustrated by S.D. Schindler
title_short How Santa got his job
topic_facet Humorous stories, Occupations, Santa Claus