In The Bird's Christmas Carol, the arrival of Carol into the Bird family brings joy and sadness throughout the years, but her presence reminds everyone of the real meaning of Christmas.
Source: Wiggin, K.D. (1889) The Bird's Christmas Carol Cambridge, Massachusetts: Houghton, Mifflin and Co.
- Chapter 1: A Little Snow Bird
- A new child is born to the Bird family on Christmas Day.
- Chapter 2: Drooping Wings
- Young Carol has grown older, but her health has been in decline.
- Chapter 3: The Bird's Nest
- The Bird family prepares for another Christmas.
- Chapter 4: Birds of a Feather Flock Together
- The many members of the Bird family return home to visit during the holidays.
- Chapter 5: Some Other Birds Are Taught to Fly
- Carol extends an invitation to the Ruggles.
- Chapter 6: When the Pie was Opened, The Birds Began to Sing
- The Bird's and the Ruggle's have Christmas dinner.
- Chapter 7: The Birdling Flies Away
- The church-choir sings as Carol gets some much needed rest.
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