wee bit o’ holiday prep

7 . November . 2011

Picture Books:
1. One Wintry Night by Ruth Bell Graham
2. The Year of the Perfect Christmas Tree by Gloria Houston
3. The Christmas Miracle of Jonathan Toomey by Susan Wojciechowski
4. Christmas Farm by Mary Lyn Ray
5. Probity Jones and the Fear Not Angel by Walter Wangerin, Jr.
6. Christmas in the Trenches by John McCutcheon
7. The Christmas Knight by Jane Louise Curry
8. The Polar Express by Chris Van Allsburg
9. Christmas! by Peter Spier
10. The Christmas Story: from the King James Version by Gennady Spirin
11. McDuff’s Christmas by Rosemary Wells & Susan Jeffers

Chapter Books:
1. The Bird’s Christmas Carol by Kate Douglas Wiggin
2. Pony Express Christmas by Sigmund Brouwer
3. If You’re Missing Baby Jesus by Jean Gietzen
4. The Best Christmas Pageant Ever by Barbara Robinson
5. The Light at Tern Rock by Julia L. Sauer
6. Jotham’s Journey by Arnold Ytreeide
7. Tabitha’s Travels by Arnold Ytreeide
8. Bartholomew’s Passage by Arnold Ytreeide

Movies:
1. The Nativity Story
2. Holiday Inn (with Bing Crosby & Fred Astaire)
3. A Charlie Brown Christmas
4. It’s A Wonderful Life
5. A Christmas Story
6. Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas (it’s been re-made, but we love the original version)
7. Scrooge (several good versions out there)
8. The Nutcracker (with Macaulay Culkin)
9. Home Alone
10. White Christmas
11. Come to the Stable
12. Going My Way
13. Hans Brinker and the Silver Skates

pam’s clever list of
holiday lit & film.

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3 Responses to “wee bit o’ holiday prep”

  1. Betsy Says:

    Another great read…Josie’s Gift. I can’t read it without a box of Kleenex handy 🙂 it’s by Kathleen Long Bostrom

  2. Carole Says:

    And Sally Lloyd Jones has a new Christmas book, Song of the Stars, that I just ordered for my grandson. Thanks for the lists!

  3. JRT Says:

    Great lists. Thanks!!


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