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The Christmas Costume

Story Stats

Rating: 4
Grade Level: 3, 4, 5
Page count: 16


Carol Ryrie

Appeared in

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Story Summary

Every year Mrs. Nightingale, the Woodlawn's neighbor, has made a new Christmas outfit for her childhood doll. When her father takes sick just before Christmas she is too distracted to make a new set of cloths, so the Woodlawn children decide they will make the doll's costume as a Christmas surprise.