Under the Christmas tree

Book Cover
Average Rating
Pub. Date:

The angel smiles Atop the tree And proves me right. She's happiest there Poised for flight, Halo kissing the ceiling Feeling closer to home.

Twenty-three holiday offerings from Coretta Scott King Award-winning poet Nikki Grimes showcase many facets of Christmastime. From neighborhood kids who only need an icy patch and trash-can lid to have fun, to a family grate-fully sitting down to holiday dinner with all the trimmings, to Rhythm Brown-the blind sax-man who plays "Silent Night" as if he witnessed the first Christmas in Bethlehem-Nikki Grimes revels in the sights, sounds, and feelings that make the season so special. Kadir Nelson provides the perfect counterpoint to each poem with a radiant, revealing painting. Under the Christmas Tree is a gift to be treasured and shared. Open it now and enjoy!

More Details
Also in this Series
More Like This
Reviews from GoodReads
Loading GoodReads Reviews.
Staff View

Grouping Information

Grouped Work ID 438436c7-50b7-0e4b-84bc-2620eff2a33e
full_title under the christmas tree
author grimes nikki
grouping_category book
lastUpdate 2017-08-14 05:04:57AM

Solr Details

_version_ 1575968312337104896
accelerated_reader_point_value 0
accelerated_reader_reading_level 0
auth_author2 Nelson, Kadir.
author Grimes, Nikki.
author-letter Grimes, Nikki.
author2 Nelson, Kadir.
author2-role Nelson, Kadir.
author_additional by Nikki Grimes ; illustrated by Kadir Nelson.
author_display Grimes, Nikki
availability_toggle_arlington Available Now, Entire Collection
available_at_arlington Columbia Pike, Westover
callnumber-a PS3557.R489982
callnumber-first P - Language and Literature
callnumber-subject PS - American Literature
callnumber_sort_arlington JP GRI
collection_arlington Kids Holiday
date_added 2011-01-26T05:00:00Z
days_since_added 2395
detailed_location_arlington Columbia Pike Kids Holiday, Westover Kids Holiday
edition 1st ed.
format_arlington Book
format_boost 10
format_category_arlington Books
grouping_category book
id 438436c7-50b7-0e4b-84bc-2620eff2a33e
isbn 068816000, 9780688159993
item_details ils:.b13281677|.i15281140|Columbia Pike Kids Holiday|J/HOL JP GRI|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf|Jan 13, 2017|ojfho||, ils:.b13281677|.i15281152|Westover Kids Holiday|J/HOL JP GRIME|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf|Dec 15, 2016|wjfho||
itype_arlington Hardback
language English
language_boost 10
language_boost_es 1
lexile_score -1
lib_boost_arlington 50
literary_form Fiction
literary_form_full Fiction
local_callnumber_arlington J/HOL JP GRI, J/HOL JP GRIME
local_callnumber_exact_arlington J/HOL JP GRI, J/HOL JP GRIME
local_callnumber_left_arlington J/HOL JP GRI, J/HOL JP GRIME
local_days_since_added_arlington 2395
num_holdings 2
owning_library_arlington Arlington Public Library, Aurora Hills, Central, Cherrydale, Columbia Pike, Connection Crystal City, Detention Center, Glencarlyn, Local History, Plaza, Shirlington, Westover
owning_location_arlington Columbia Pike, Westover
physical [28] p. : col. ill. ; 26 x 26 cm.
popularity 3
primary_isbn 9780688159993
publishDate 2002
publishDateSort 2002
publisher HarperCollins,
rating 2.5
rating_facet oneStar, twoStar
record_details ils:.b13281677|Book|Books|1st ed.|English|HarperCollins,|2002.|[28] p. : col. ill. ; 26 x 26 cm.
recordtype grouped_work
scope_has_related_records a, arlington, c, d, g, h, o, p, s, u, v, w
scoping_details_arlington ils:.b13281677|.i15281140|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|true|999|||, ils:.b13281677|.i15281152|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|true|999|||
subject_facet American poetry, Children's poetry, American, Christmas -- Poetry
target_audience Juvenile
target_audience_full Juvenile
title Under the Christmas tree
title_display Under the Christmas tree
title_full Under the Christmas tree / by Nikki Grimes ; illustrated by Kadir Nelson
title_short Under the Christmas tree
title_sort under the christmas tree