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List of Kids Books that Would Make Great Christmas Gifts

List courtesy of The Huffington Post:

  • Up & Down by Britta Teckentrup

    Sometimes the simplest books are the best, and this story about two penguins trying to reach each other across a great divide is lovely.

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Every Ornament Has Its Place

First book review since recovering from my 18 month bout with brain damage and I am excited to share something I wouldn’t typically read and review.  382 more words

"Every Ornament Has Its Place"

Christmas books

Compare and Contrast Christmas Stories and Traditions

Christmas is an opportunity to compare holiday celebrations around the world. The following books explore different stories and traditions around the world. 305 more words

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More Holiday Reads for Kids!

I recently met Cathryn Mercier, Director of the Center for the Study of Children’s Literature at Simmons College, at a holiday event. She was discussing 2013 children’s books and sharing printed lists of recommended titles. 280 more words


8 Hanukkah Books to Read This Month

Before you confuse yourself wondering how to explain the difference between a latke and a dreidel, reach for a few Hanukkah books that will teach your little rugrats about the Festival of Lights while giving you a holiday crash course, too.  53 more words


Twelve Days of Christmas: Christmas Countdown Activities

Christmas is almost here, and it is likely that little ones are ready to start counting down the days.  Here are a few countdown ideas to make the wait more fun and festive. 39 more words

Spread Holiday Cheer with Great Children's Books This Year!

The 2011 holidays are officially here! I can’t think of a better way to share and create special memories with your children than to read wonderful holiday stories with them. 889 more words