Monday, December 21, 2009

Christmas Reads

Are you looking for that special Christmas story to read, but can't figure out what you would like? Well, look no further because I've compiled a list of favorites, which are sure to fill you with the holiday spirit.

(1) How the Grinch Stole Christmas! by Dr. Seuss
(2) Merry Christmas: Big Hungry Bear! by Don Wood
(3) The Night Before Christmas by Clement Clarke Moore
(4) The Snowman by Raymond Briggs
(5) Bear Stays Up for Christmas by Karma Wilson
(6) A Christmas Memory by Truman Capote
(7) The Polar Express by Chris Van Allsburg
(8) Fancy Nancy: Splendiferous Christmas by Jane O'Connor
(9) The Gingerbread Pirates by Kristin Kladstrup
(10) Snowmen at Christmas by Caralyn Buehner
(11) The Christmas Witch by Steven Kellogg
(12) An Orange For Frankie by Patricia Polacco
(13) The All-I'll-Ever-Want Christmas Doll by Patricia C. McKissack
(14) Christmas is Coming by Anne Bowen
(15) Stick Man by Julia Donaldson
(16) Suzy Goose and the Christmas Star by Petr Horacek
(17) The Christmas Magic by Lauren Thompson
(18) The Christmas Sweater by Glenn Beck, Kevin Balfe and Jason Wright
(19) Jan Brett's Christmas Treasury
(20) The Lump of Coal by Lemony Snicket

My all time favorite Christmas story is Truman Capote's A Christmas Memory. Do you have a favorite one?

Oh, and if you're looking for a wonderful Christmas craft then check out the Activity Village. You'll find cute ideas for the kids, such as snow globes, wooden spoon angels and a recipe for gingerbread house cookies. Here's the link:

Please remember that the library will be closed on the 24th and 25th of December. Have a wonderful Christmas!

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