Book Details

Everyone Deserves a Chance to Shine

For several Christmas seasons, Oliver Ornament has waited in Rucker’s Variety Store for a family to take him home. But he never seems to be the right fit, and every shopper passes him by. This year, though, things will be different: a special father with hopes for his struggling family will see something different about Oliver…and he will inspire the store owner to make a gesture that will bring joy to many. A charming story about the true meaning of Christmas, Oliver Ornament is sure to be a favorite with readers of all ages.


About the Author

Michael Burns

Michael Burns is an educator who has taught in public schools and in correctional facilities. He also uses his skills as an after-school tutor. Michael developed his creative skills at Loyola University and Columbia College, and he enjoys writing.



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