Christmas Tree Ship

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  • English
Bt Bound
Christmas, Christmas trees, Fiction, Ships, Children: Grade
The Physical Object
FormatLibrary Binding
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9793277M
ISBN 100613114159
ISBN 139780613114158

"The Christmas Tree Ship" is a beautifully illustrated children's book. The oil and acrylic color illustrations by Chris Ellison are superb and capture the emotions of the story. To add to the realism of the story some of the paintings are done in sepia tones to convey the early 's era.

The story is fiction but is based on historical facts/5(34). This is truly a touching story. I purchased the book after attending one of Rochelle's presentations on the tale of the Christmas Tree Ship, an event which I also enjoyed very much.

This book has since become a family favorite and we read it every Christmas. Rochelle also has another, much larger book on the Christmas Tree Ship, which is full /5(7).

If you're interested in an exhaustive collection of the Christmas Tree Ship's story, this is a good book for you. It contains a lot of information. Unfortunately, it is not very cohesive, so it does not read well. It jumps in various directions about different aspects of the story, so it doesn't flow very well/5(15).

“Rochelle Pennington’s short story, The Christmas Tree Ship, is a wonderful introduction to this enchanting part of Chicago lore, and her new follow-up book, The Historic Christmas Tree Ship, is a treasure trove of details about the legend. It is the definitive history of the Christmas Tree Ship.” The Clipper Ship Gallery La Grange, Illinois.

The wood-cut pictures perfectly match the old-world setting of this story which takes place in the late s. I love this artistic style which makes me think of mythical tales and legendary lives and events. Ultimately, THE CHRISTMAS TREE SHIP is a story of family and community.

That's a /5(5). This book is based on real facts and turned into a wonderful children's story to be enjoyed by boys and girls alike. The way the story is written it seems like a poem more than a story but will be enjoyed nonetheless.

The Christmas tree ship had been delivering Christmas trees to children for years, but one year tragedy struck/5. The Christmas Tree Ship: The Story of Captain Santa (The Guest Cottage, Inc., November ) written by Rochelle M.

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Pennington with paintings by Charles Vickery begins inthe final November Captain Schuenemann would sail. The captain knew winter was coming quickly and he had to hurry to make this final delivery of the year/5. The Rouse Simmons was the original "Christmas Tree Ship" that came to Chicago at the beginning of the holiday season for over 30 years in the early ’s.

The “Christmas Tree Ship” was a three masted schooner that was easily recognized by waiting crowds when they saw a Christmas tree tied to her main mast and her decks loaded with thousands of Christmas trees destined for Chicago families.

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The Christmas Tree Ship (Philomel Books, October 6, ) written and illustrated by Jeanette Winter is based upon the true story of Captain Herman Schuenemann. This man used his fishing schooner, the Rouse Simmons, to deliver evergreen trees from the Upper Peninsula of /5.

Captain Herman E. Schuenemann and the Schooner Rouse Simmons WinterVol. 38, No. 4 By Glenn V. Longacre Christmas Tree Schooner by Charles Vickery. (Courtesy of the Clipper Ship Gallery, La Grange, IL) On a drizzly, overcast day in late OctoberMilwaukee scuba diver Gordon Kent Bellrichard was surveying with sonar the bottom of Lake Michigan's west coastal waters.

The Rouse Simmons: the Christmas Tree Ship Patti Thunell, [email protected], Edwardsburg Public Schools Grade 3; Language arts and social studies Lesson overview: Students will use web sites, books, and songs to gather information about the Rouse Simmons, its role, and why it is still remembered.

Sources consulted. The legend of The Christmas Tree Ship is a true story of faith, hope and love, and is considered one of the most loved legends of the Great Lakes. Captain Herman Schuenemann became affectionately known as "Captain Santa" for his yearly voyages from Michigan's Upper Peninsula to Chicago with a load of freshly cut Christmas trees during the late /5.

The slogan was “Christmas Tree Ship: My prices are the lowest” with electric Christmas lights and a tree atop the main mast. Schuenemann sold the trees for between 50 cents and $1 and sometimes he gave away some of the trees to needy families.

The Two Rivers and Lake Michigan. The Christmas Tree Ship by Jeanette Winter and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   Great Lakes years ago today, the "Christmas Tree ship" foundered in Two Rivers. On this day, Nov. 23,the year-old schooner ROUSE SIMMONS, also known as the Christmas Tree Ship.

This is inspiring story of "Captain Santa" who sailed a three-masted schooner on Lake Michigan years ago, delivering each December thousands of Christmas.

The Christmas Tree Ship: Beyond a Great Lakes tale, this is a timeless story for all who love Christmas, its traditions and stories, and especially stories of the sea, including the vast inland sea that is Lake Michigan.

The Christmas Tree Ship adult book gives great historical detail about Christmas trees, the use of Christmas tree ships, Captain Herman Schuenemann, the Rouse Simmons, the sinking of the ship, and its rediscovery in the ’s.

It also discusses the current Christmas tree ships that keep up the tradition in Chicago.5/5(1). Affectionately dubbed the "Christmas Tree Ship," this was an annual trek for the Rouse Simmons.

With its cargo of Christmas trees, the ship was bound for Chicago. There Captain Herman Scheunemann would sell the trees for 50 cents or $ and even gave many away to needy : Carol Crane.

The Original Christmas Tree Ship.

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The story of the beginning of the Christmas Tree Ship is the story of the Schuenemann family, and most particularly the story of Capt Herman Schuenemann and his last ship, the Rouse Simmons. In approximately August and his brother Herman Schuenemann moved to Chicago to seek out their fortune.

The information provided below is a partial excerpt from the book THE HISTORIC CHRISTMAS TREE SHIP: A True Story of Faith, Hope and Love by Rochelle Pennington. The page book details the extraordinary story of the Christmas Tree Ship from every angle and includes over 60 photographs along with hundreds of newspaper citations spanning a period of years.

Thankfully, you don't have to settle for an artificial tree this year as several retailers will ship a real Christmas tree right to your door, and some stores like Lowe's and Home Depot will even. Affectionately dubbed the “Christmas Tree Ship,” this was an annual trek for the Rouse Simmons.

With its cargo of Christmas trees, the ship was bound for Chicago. There Captain Herman Scheunemann would sell the trees for 50 cents or $ and even gave many away to needy families. This was an amazing book. I loved reading Rochelle's first Christmas Tree Ship book I wanted more information about the story.

The Historic Christmas Tree Ship is overflowing with early s newspaper articles, historic photographs, and more details surrounding the story of Captain Schuenemann and his family than you could even imagine. ROCHELLE PENNINGTON is an award-winning newspaper columnist and bestselling author of ten books including Highlighted in Yellow (available in four languages; co-authored with H.

Jackson Brown, #1 New York Times bestselling author), The Historic Christmas Tree Ship (as featured on national television), An Old-Fashioned Christmas ( Midwest Booksellers Choice Award nomination), and.

Affectionately dubbed the "Christmas Tree Ship," this was an annual trek for the Rouse Simmons. With its cargo of Christmas trees, the ship was bound for Chicago.

There Captain Herman Scheunemann would sell the trees for 50 cents or $ and even gave many away to needy families. Got books. Compare a variety of 2-shelf bookcases and chose from Mission-style bookcases, beadboard bookcases, cottage-style bookcases, metal bookcases, wood bookcases, distressed finish bookcases, painted bookcases and more.

Versatile bookcase storage makes it easy to organize and display books, DVDs and magazines; shop smart and save on. This book comes Autographed. This book, with many color pictures including underwater, tells the tale of the fabled schooner, Rouse Simmons, the most famous Christmas story to emerge from the Great Lakes.

This ship, loaded with Christmas trees for Chicago, sailed into the year’s worst storm and disappeared in Lake Michigan on Nov. 23,[ ].

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A ship. A Storm. And a Christmas Story of heroic Proportions. In Novembera man known as “Captain Santa” stood at the helm of The Christmas Tree Ship which was transporting Christmas trees from upper Michigan to the Chicago area’s underprivileged and wealthy alike when it encountered a violent storm on Lake Michigan.

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From shop PaperBlossomByMichal.The Christmas Tree Ship by Rochelle Pennington RO From the Publisher: Captain Herman Schuenemann became affectionately know as "Captain Santa" for his yearly voyage from Michigan's Upper Peninsula to Chicago with a load of freshly cut Christmas trees.

Families would wait anxiously at the docks for their choice of the best of the best Christmas trees.