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Holiday

The 13th Gift

Author
Joanne Huist Smith

Staff Comment
A good story about dealing with Christmas while grieving.

Suggested by
Meg, East Shore Area Library

Christmas Cheers

Author
Straight No Chaser

Staff Comment
Great music sung a cappella. This will get you in the holiday spirit!

Suggested by
Megan, William H. & Marion C. Alexander Family Library

Christmas in the Country

Author
Cynthia Rylant

Staff Comment
Treasured memories are the stuff Christmas is made of. Special.

Suggested by
Millie, East Shore Area Library

The Christmas Miracle of Jonathan Toomey

Author
Susan Wojciechowski

Staff Comment
This award-winning book is an unforgettable treasure for all ages. Make this a holiday tradition for the entire family.

Suggested by
Millie, East Shore Area Library

The Gift of the Magi

Author
O. Henry

Staff Comment
A timeless holiday story about love and giving. Wonderful illustrations!

Suggested by
Beth, East Shore Area Library

I Am Half-Sick of Shadows

Author
Alan Bradley

Staff Comment
The 4th in the Flavia de Luce mysteries about a 12-year-old chemist. This holiday-themed mystery is funny and well written.

Suggested by
Millie, East Shore Area Library

It's a Wonderful Life (For Kids!)

Author
Jimmy Hawkins

Staff Comment
Written by the original "Tommy" from the classic movie, this book is a perfect lesson that everyone's life matters. Wonderful!

Suggested by
Millie, East Shore Area Library

A Christmas Eve

Author
Ann Martin

Staff Comment
The magic of Christmas comes to life as 8 year old Tess is determined to meet the real Santa to ask him to cure her friend's Dad of cancer. Award winning author.

Suggested by
Millie, East Shore Area Library

The Gift of the Christmas Cookie

Author
Dandi Mackall

Staff Comment
A tender story of giving, set during the Great Depression

Suggested by
Millie, East Shore Area Library

Who will help santa this year?

Author
Jerry Pallotta

Staff Comment
Santa gets lot of offers to help in his workshop.

Suggested by
Meg, East Shore Area Library