|aThe true gift |cPatricia MacLachlan ; illustrated by Brian Floca.
|a1st Atheneum books for Young Readers pbk. ed.
|aNew York |bAtheneum Books for Young Readers|c2013.
|a81 p. |bill. |c20 cm
|aWhile spending Christmas at their grandparents' farm, Lily becomes convinced that her younger brother Liam is right about White Cow being lonely and helps him seek a companion for her, leaving little time for Christmas preparations or reading.
Experience the magic of authentic giving in this holiday classic from the Newbery Award-winning author of Sarah, Plain and Tall.All year long Lily and Liam look forward to the holidays at their grandparents' farm. It's always the perfect trip: walking to the lilac library, trimming the tree, giving gifts. But this year, thanks to a white cow alone in the meadow, things will be different. This holiday, Lily and Liam will find out the meaning of a special gift. This holiday classic from a beloved author rings in the season by celebrating the joys of family, community, and true giving.