The Gift of the Magi by O. Henry


The Gift of the Magi by O. Henry

This story is the classic tale of sacrificing what you love most in order to give to the ones you love. When a young and financially challenged couple try to give each other Christmas gifts, the results are both disastrous and touching.�� This short and beautifully written story, illustrates the true purpose of Christmas giving. The vocabulary is a little difficult for young children, but the concept is understandable. You might summarize for younger readers or enjoy O. Henry's wonderful writing with your older children.