The Polar Express
The Polar Express
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The Polar Express

Written and illustrated by Chris Van Allsburg
Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

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1986 Caldecott Medal Winner A young boy, lying awake one Christmas Eve, is welcomed aboard a magical trip to the North Pole . . . Through dark forests, over tall mountains, and across a desert of ice, the Polar Express makes its way to the city atop the world, where the boy will make his Christmas wish. For millions of readers worldwide, this mysterious journey to the North Pole has become a beloved classic. In this 30th anniversary edition, the inimitable artistry of Chris Van Allsburg is revealed in a never-before-seen fashion, with a new jacket design and expanded interior layout. Includes author’s note, downloadable audio read by Liam Neeson, and golden “All Aboard” ornament.

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Book Details

ISBN
9780544580145
Publication Date
September 15, 2015
Reading Age
5 - 8 years
ASIN/ISBN 10
0544580141
ATOS® Book Level
3.8
Accelerated Reader® Points
0.5
Accelerated Reader Quiz
5240
Accelerated Reader Interest Level
LG

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