Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Christmas Books -

Since so many of you have already filled out the Christmas Books Round-Up form -- here's the graphic for you, too :)

Books and Short Stories & Biblical Accounts
The Biblical Account of Jesus' Birth: Luke 2:1- 20 (NKJV). Make it a seasonal tradition to read it out loud together.
Isaiah 9:1-6, The Promised Son
Mary's Magnificat: Luke 1:46-55
The 24 Days Before Christmas by Madeline L'Engle; an Austen family advent story.
The Best Christmas Pageant Ever by by Barbara Robinson. A beautiful reminder of what Christmas is all about.
The Gift of the Magi, by O.Henry- a sweet short story about sacrificial love.
Christmas Short Stories by Louisa May Alcott from the author of Little Women.
Home for Christmas, The Wild Christmas Reindeer, Who's That Knocking on Christmas Eve by Jan Brett. I've been a long time fan of Brett's artwork. Simply lovely, with sweet stories to go with. You are never too old for a good kid's book, eh?
Take Joy: the Tasha Tudor Christmas Book by Tasha Tudor. More lovely art-work and all things Christmas
A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens. Read the classic.
Of course the Advent  Trilogy by Arnold Ytreeide :Jotham's Journey, Bartholomew's Passage, and Tabitha's Travels.
The Nutcracker- best enjoyed at the ballet, but a fun holiday tradition.

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