Here is a great story to read on New years Eve. It is a bit sad but different perspectives may alter the view on that. It is however a great little tale, even if a little grim.
The Little Match Girl
Hans Christian Anderson
The luminous art of three-time Caldecott Honor recipient Jerry Pinkney transforms the nineteenth-century Danish girl of Andersen’s tale into a child plucked straight from America’s melting pot, shedding new light on the invisibility of the poor among the prosperous-a circumstance as familiar in Andersen’s day as it is in our own.
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