Saint Francis and the Christmas donkey

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Publisher:
Dutton Children's Books,
Pub. Date:
2000.
Edition:
1st ed.
Language:
English
Reading Level:
IL: LG - BL: 4.6 - AR Pts: 0.5
Description
When Saint Francis, the patron saint of animals, encounters a donkey who is unhappy with his lot in life, Francis tells him a story that heals. True, long ago God punished the mischievous animal by giving him long ears, a loud bray, and heavy burdens to bear. Yet God gave the donkey something wonderful, too. For who was it that carried Mary to Bethlehem across rugged mountains and burning desert sand? And in the stable, who warmed the Baby Jesus with his breath? Whose love and devotion on the trip from Nazareth outshone even the gifts of the wise men? A story that addresses the inherent good in all of us, each spread of this tour de force is a feast for the eye and for the soul.
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ISBN:
9780525464808
Reading Level:
LG
Level 4.6, 0.5 Points
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subject_facet Christmas -- Juvenile fiction, Donkeys -- Juvenile fiction, Francis, -- of Assisi, Saint, -- 1182-1226 -- Juvenile fiction, Jesus Christ -- Nativity -- Juvenile fiction
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title_full Saint Francis and the Christmas donkey / Robert Byrd
title_short Saint Francis and the Christmas donkey
topic_facet Christmas, Donkeys, Francis, Jesus Christ, Nativity