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Polar Express, The

by Chris Van Allsburg  |  Grades: K-3  |  Reading Level 3.8

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. 

1986 Caldecott Medal Winner

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