The Sapling's Gift is the story of a baby pine tree that is tragically uprooted and trampled by an angry, young lumberjack and left to die in the forest. However, fate would eventually take him to the home of a struggling, young family on Christmas Eve. In their home, the little tree bonds with their only child, a very sick little girl, who only hours earlier had been released from the hospital. The spindly little tree can barely hold an ornament and the sick little girl can barely stand up, yet together they generate eugh love and happiness to sustain the family through the most difficult yet fulfilling Christmas of their lives. You are invited to read The Sapling's Gift and take an emotional ride as the story unfolds-a story full of small miracles, where a tiny tree without size or beauty can be destined to truly enrich the life of a very sick child. In turn, the child finds the strength and will to give her poor parents one last Christmas to cherish for the rest of their lives.