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Holiday Books: Christmas, Hannukah, Kwanzaa

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What are your favorite Holiday season books to share with children and families? 

 

Parents, children, teachers, librarians, others--everyone, please weigh in! 

 

Let's share across traditions as well.  For example, if you come from the Christian faith tradition, what books have you found particularly helpful in understanding more about Hannukah or Kwanzaa, and vice versa?

~ConnieAnnKirk




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Re: Holiday Books: Christmas, Hannukah, Kwanzaa

  One of my favorite books to read for the holidays is A Blue's Clues Holiday. Even though this book is geared towards younger children I still have not packed it away.  This book was a wonderful addition to our home library as it featured all the different winter holidays and did so in a way that parents could additionally talk to their children more about each one.  The book easily showed the meaning of each holiday and what is celebrated during that holiday.  To this day my daughter (10 years old) knows and appreciates the different celebrations and beliefs through the winter holiday season because of this book.

 

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Re: Holiday Books: Christmas, Hannukah, Kwanzaa


love4books wrote:

  One of my favorite books to read for the holidays is A Blue's Clues Holiday. Even though this book is geared towards younger children I still have not packed it away.  This book was a wonderful addition to our home library as it featured all the different winter holidays and did so in a way that parents could additionally talk to their children more about each one.  The book easily showed the meaning of each holiday and what is celebrated during that holiday.  To this day my daughter (10 years old) knows and appreciates the different celebrations and beliefs through the winter holiday season because of this book.

 

love4books


 

Thanks, love4books--I'm seeing if I can do the add product thing today for this book.  If we see it below now, it worked!  Ha. 

 

 

Blue's Clues Holiday 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Re: Holiday Books: Christmas, Hannukah, Kwanzaa

I just read

Matchless : I never knew this story before reading Maguire's "re-illumination."  I think that it is sad, but also is a story of hope.

 

"The Answer to the Great Question of ... Life, the Universe and Everything ... (is) 42." -- Douglas Adams' "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy"

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Re: Holiday Books: Christmas, Hannukah, Kwanzaa

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Here's a few.

 

That's Not My Reindeer 

 

 

       For the two youngest grandchildren

 

 

 

 

 

Lucky Pup's Christmas 

 

 

       For almost three year old grandson

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Christmas Story, with Ruth J. Morehead's Holly Babes 

 

 

       For almost four year old granddaughter

 

 

 

 

 

A Pussycat's Christmas 

 

 

    There's just something about kitties and Christmas

 

 

 

 

 

Santa's Snow Kitten 

 

 

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cat's Night Before Christmas 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nancy

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Re: Holiday Books: Christmas, Hannukah, Kwanzaa

Thanks, Nancy.  It's nice to see current picks by grandparents for their grandkids.  I'll bet a lot of kids would like to have you for a grandma with all of your books!

~ConnieAnnKirk




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