It’s Day #2 of my Holiday Gift Guide & things are in full swing! Today’s 2012 Holiday Gift Guide Item is in the Books category, but it would make a great family gift as well.
The Sparkle Box: A Gift with the Power to change Christmas. Written by Jill Hardie and Beautifully Illustrated by Christine Kornacki.
commercialism, and it’s easy for families to get caught up in the
tinsel, parties, gifts and lights and forget there is a deeper reason to
celebrate Christmas. Author, Jill Hardie saw this happening with her
own family, and she found a special way to show her children the joy of
giving to others and to teach them that giving is itself a gift!
Christmas list, anticipating holiday parties and puzzling over one very
mysterious gift—a sparkly box sitting on the
mantel above the fireplace. Throughout the Christmas season, Sam and his
family participate in various acts of kindness to others. On Christmas
morning, Sam finally gets to open the Sparkle Box,
where he finds slips of paper recording the family’s good deeds during
the holiday season.