Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!

Merry Christmas!

In place of a book review this week, I’ve compiled a short list of books for finding more about the many celebrations that happen this time of year or just involve celebrating the season. Whatever you celebrate and however you celebrate, have fun, be safe, and have a wonderful holiday!


Christmas in Camelot (Magic Tree House #29) by Mary Pope Osborne; 978-0375858123

The Gift of the Magi by O. Henry; 0836247396

Secret Santa by Sabrina James; 978-0439026956

Mary’s Son: A Tale of Christmas by Darryl Nyznyk; 0965651355

The Legend of the Christmas Stocking by Rick Osborne, Jim Griffin, & James Griffin; 978-0310708988

The Legend of the Candy Cane by Lori Walburg & James Bernardin; 978-0310730125

The Legend of the Christmas Tree by Pat Matuszak, Rick Osborne, & Bill Dodge; 978-0310700432

The Legend of Saint Nicholas by Dandi Daley Mackall & Guy Porfirio; 978-0310713272

Christmas Around the World by Mary D. Lankford, Karen Dugan, & Irene Norman; 978-0688163235

The Christmas Story: The Brick Bible for Kids by Brendan Powell Smith; 978-1620871737

Christmas and Hanukkah Origami by Ruth Owen; 978-1448878604


Holidays Around the World: Celebrate Hanukkah: With Light, Latkes, and Dreidels by Deborah Heiligman; 978-1426302930

The Story of Hanukkah by David A. Adler & Jill Weber; 978-0823425471

The Latke Who Couldn’t Stop Screaming by Lemony Snicket & Lisa Brown; 978-1932416879

Maccabee Meals: Food and Fun for Hanukkah by Madeline Wikler, Judye Groner, & Ursula Roma; 978-0761351443

Eight Tales for Eight Nights: Stories for Chanukah by Peninnah Schram & Steven M. Rosman; 978-0876682340

Pearl’s Eight Days of Chanukah: With a Story and Activity for Each Night by Jane Breskin Zalben; 978-1442472945

The Magic Menorah: A Modern Chanukah Tale by Jane Breskin Zalben & Donna Diamond; 978-0689826061

Chanukah (True Books: Holidays) by  Dana Meachen Rau; 978-0516270593


Holidays Around the World: Celebrate Kwanzaa: With Candles, Community, and the Fruits of the Harvest by Carolyn B. Otto; 978-1426307058

Kwanzaa by Trudi Strain Trueit; 978-0531118399

The Seven Days of Kwanzaa by Angela Shelf Medearis; 978-0590463607

Kwanzaa Crafts: Gifts & Decorations for a Meaningful and Festive Celebration by Marcia McNair; 978-0806918037

Kwanzaa: An African American Celebration of Culture and Cooking by Eric V. Copage; 978-0688128357

Kwanzaa Folktales (audiobook); 978-1570421402

Kwanzaa: Everything You Always Wanted to Know But Didn’t Know Where to Ask by Cedric McClester; 978-0936073248

Kwanzaa: An African American Holiday by Gayle; 978-0816731558

Crafts for Kwanzaa by Kathy Ross; 978-0590677196


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