"A Christmas Carol", first published in 1843, is one of the most famous stories ever written. In this book, three ghosts show the old miser, Ebenezer Scrooge, his past, present and future. Their visits make a vast change in Scrooge's attitude about life, people and money. Novel by Charles Dickens. Reproducible chapter questions, plus comprehension questions, a story summary, author biography, creative and cross curricular activities.