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A traditional family book
“The Polar Express” is a traditional holiday story. Awarded the prestigious Caldecott Medal in 1986, “The Polar Express” has sold more than 7 million copies and has been translated into stage productions that take (1) ______ across the United States during the holiday season.
The book (2) ______ a story about a young boy, who is taking the Polar Express to test his beliefs in Santa. He is awakened from his Christmas Eve rest by a train that magically appears just outside his home. Ignoring the risk of the unknown, the boy climbs aboard, finding the car filled (3) ______ other youngsters. They are treated to goodies while on their way to the North Pole where Santa is to (4) ______ the first gift of Christmas to one of the passengers in a great festive ceremony. All the fairy tale characters as well as the youngsters from the train get (5) ______ in the town square to celebrate. Our hero is selected, and when asked what he would (6) ______, chooses a bell from Santa’s sleigh.
This is one of the great magical stories, with wonderful illustrations. I read this to my kids every Christmas Eve for many years. While they have long outgrown that tradition, on the rare occasions when I pick it up again, it never (7) ______ to bring tears to my eyes.
- A) part B) charge C) time D) place
- A) talks B) speaks C) tells D) says
- A) with B) by C) of D) in
- A) suggest B) propose C) offer D) submit
- A) across B) together C) through D) round
- A) want B) love C) wish D) like
- A) lacks B) fails C) loses D) falls