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  • Item #: 024080
    ISBN: 9780394800790
    Retail: $16.99
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    A Christmas tale of a mean hearted Grinch and how he stole Christmas away in a cinch. If reading a book to the kids sounds just grand, then make this one part of your Christmas Eve plans. 52 pgs, hc.

  • Item #: 021820
    ISBN: 9780763631185
    Retail: $8.99
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    Illustrated by Matt Tavares, this beautiful hardcover version of the classic Christmas poem includes gorgeous black and white illustrations. This would make for a great gift or Christmas season bedtime story. 27 pgs, hc. – Laura

  • Item #: 023502
    ISBN: 9780399243295
    Retail: $7.99
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    Written and illustrated by Jan Brett, this beautiful children's board book uses the words from the traditional Christmas songs to accompany beautifully detailed illustrations. A great holiday read for little ones! 26 pgs. – Laura

  • Item #: 068999
    ISBN: 9780399552656
    Retail: $16.99
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    Everyone knows Santa Claus as the jolly old fellow who delivers presents on Christmas Eve. But who was he and where did he come from? This novel presents an answer. Nikolas by name, he was a lonely, scrawny twig of a boy, meting out a meager existence in Finland’s frozen tundra with his loving father. But disaster soon strikes—his father embarks on a lengthy journey of disreputable origin, and young Nikolas is taken under the wing of his cruel Aunt Carlotta. He runs away from home and seeks his father with the help of an equally dismal mouse and a loyal reindeer named Blitzen. The cold, lonely plains of Finland plague Nikolas almost as much as the numerous bad guys standing in his way. Reminiscent of “classic” children’s fairy tales, this children’s novel is excellent in its own right. With a fun, exciting plot, clever jokes, and a vast array of colorful characters, this “origin of Santa” story makes for great Christmas reading! 234 pages, hc.

  • Item #: 038221
    ISBN: 9780060769185
    Retail: $14.99
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    A perfect gift for Little House fans (Christmas or anytime), this book includes a compilation of six short stories by Laura Ingalls Wilder about her childhood Christmases. In Christmas in the Big Woods, Laura is 4 years old in the woods of Wisconsin and is waiting for her relatives to arrive. In Christmas on the Prairie, Laura is 6 years old, in Indian territory, and afraid the rain storms will keep Santa from finding her. In Christmas at Plum Creek, Laura is 8, and before realizing the true spirit of Christmas, is afraid Santa won't visit because their new home in Minnesota has no fireplace. In Christmas for Farmer Boy, the subject switches to Almanzo Wilder in New York as he celebrates the holiday with family and food. In Christmas During the Long Winter, Laura is older in Dakota territory, cares for her family, and helps plan a Christmas celebration in May after a harsh winter. In Christmas in the Golden Years, Laura is engaged to Almanzo, but the couple is apart for the holidays and Laura is upset - until a visitor arrives. This is a great treasury of Christmas stories for Little House fans. Black and white illustrations sprinkled throughout. 144 pgs, hc. ~ Rachel

  • Item #: 021174
    ISBN: 9780486450247
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    Looking for a creative way to decorate your Christmas tree? Try your hand at making a collection of origami ornaments. Thirty festive origami projects include snowmen, Santa, Christmas trees, candy canes, stockings, stars, and gift boxes (just to name a few). The steps are diagramed with black-and-white illustrations in an easy-to-follow manner. Simple directions are also given when necessary. These projects are ideal for children, but equally appropriate for beginning paper folders. At our Christmas party this year we had a blast making the snowman. Trust me – if we can do it, you can, too! In no time at all you'll be trimming your Christmas tree! 48 pgs, pb. – elise

  • Item #: 001042
    ISBN: 9780553212440
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    This classic story tells the tale of a miserly, selfish, miserable man named Scrooge. He hates Christmas and all it stands for until one Christmas Eve when something eerie happens. Three ghosts appear, showing him Christmas past, present, and future. They give him one last chance to change into the person he should be and appreciate Christmas. Contains a new introduction by Karen Hesse. 122 pgs.

  • Item #: 050639
    ISBN: 9781859858684
    Retail: $12.99
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  • Item #: 003552
    ISBN: 9781607109280
    Retail: $19.95
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    Subtitled "A Countdown to Christmas with 25 Holiday Activities," this is an advent calendar like never before! The cover of the book holds the advent calendar; simply lift each flap to see the activity you will do that day. Inside the book, you will find the activities in order, complete with pictures and step-by-step instructions, accompanied by illustrations of each step. The activities have a nice range, from paper crafts to card making, to holiday treats, to decorated gloves and much more. A list at the end of the activity section shows, on one handy page, all the supplies you will need, broken down by activity. The back section of the book contains a bunch of perforated decorations for the activities on sturdy cardstock. A great book to add to the excitement of counting down to Christmas – with a fun way to pass some time on those cold, snowy days!

  • Item #: 052474
    ISBN: 9780761186144
    Retail: $6.95
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  • Item #: 036610
    ISBN: 9780440412991
    Retail: $5.99
    Rainbow Price: $3.65
  • Item #: 016408
    ISBN: 9781601693334
    Retail: $15.99
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  • Item #: 060407
    ISBN: 9780794432188
    Retail: $9.99
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  • Item #: 057659
    ISBN: 9781593177058
    Retail: $3.99
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    Adapted from the Bible Story book that has delighted children for years (mine included), this excerpt tells the story of the birth of Jesus from the angel's visit to Mary to the young family's return from Egypt. Warmly illustrated and in a "just-right" size (6" x 8"), this will become a family favorite – and not only at Christmas time. 14 pgs, pb. ~ Janice

  • Item #: 071106
    ISBN: 9780310708988
    Retail: $17.99
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    This beautiful story will remind young and old of the true meaning of Christmas. Peter discovers the origin of hanging stockings at Christmas, the generosity of a man named Nicholas, and is reminded of God's love and generosity toward us. Set in the 1800s, Peter's father is away at sea and Peter is selling newspapers to raise money to buy a model schooner and to help his family during this difficulty time. His pastor shares the story behind the hanging of stockings and Peter prays that God will help him be generous with his mother and sisters this Christmastime. Although written for younger children, the lesson taught through the stories of Peter and Nicholas is a reminder to us all that "it is more blessed to give than to receive." 32 pgs, hc. ~ Donna

  • Item #: 024617
    ISBN: 9780310713289
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    Young Jack learns from his mother about how Christmas cookies were once used to tell the good news of Jesus' birth. Beautifully illustrated, this story would make a great bedtime story for Christmas Eve or any night surrounding the holiday. Written by Dandi Daley Mackall and illustrated by Deborah Chabrian, 28 pages, hc. – Laura

  • Item #: 013753
    ISBN: 9780486204451
    Retail: $15.95
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    Looking for the sheet music to some of your favorite Christmas songs? This book includes over 30 songs including "O Come, All Ye Faithful," "Hark! The Herald Angels Sing," "Deck the Halls," "Away in a Manger," "Angels We Have Heard on High," and many more (see our website for a table of contents). The words to each song are included along with guitar chords and piano accompaniment. 79 pgs, pb (with a lay-flat sewn binding). ~ Megan
  • Item #: 065018
    ISBN: 9780310751021
    Retail: $3.99
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  • Item #: 057843
    ISBN: 9781250050502
    Retail: $7.99
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    If you’ve read any of Alexandra Day’s other Carl books, you know all about this loveable Rottweiler whose stories are enjoyed by many young readers. This book contains very few words but tells the story through beautiful painted illustrations, making it fun for little ones to explain what is happening. In this story, Carl is left to watch the baby, who he takes on a Christmas adventure, from shopping to decorating the tree to caroling, and even waiting up for Santa. A fun book for the winter holidays. 27 softcover pages. – Laura

  • Item #: 026418
    ISBN: 9780375839238
    Retail: $4.99
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    This rhyming Christmas tale tells the story of all the barnyard animals gathering together to share the story of the birth of Jesus with all of their own babies. Written by Gale Wiersum and illustrated by Alex Steele Morgan, 24 pgs, hc. – Laura

  • Item #: 060857
    ISBN: 9780486783369
    Retail: $9.99
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    This festive book comes with 12 easy-to-make Christmas decorations children will love to create. The colorful crafts are printed on heavy cardstock paper with simple instructions to assemble, only needing scissors and glue.Simply cut out the pre-printed sheets, assemble with tabs or glue depending on the design, and you're done! A few of the crafts include ornaments, a basket, a gingerbread house, a snowflake chain, and holiday-trimmed candy holders. These decorations are sure to add holiday spirit to your home or become thoughtful gifts for loved ones. This would be great for students with some cutting experience but who are not yet ready for anything too detailed.
  • Item #: 033775
    ISBN: 9780486275208
    Retail: $1.50
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  • Item #: 032540
    ISBN: 9781595837462
    Retail: $12.95
    Rainbow Price: $7.84

    A great gift or just to have on hand, the Christmas Carols book includes words and music to 15 favorite carols, stories of Christmas from other countries, crafts, party games and a few holiday recipes. This 64-page book has an old-world feel, with vintage graphics and a 1950s look about it. The book is small enough to take caroling and includes both treble and bass notes with four parts (soprano, alto, tenor, bass). Sing up some Christmas joy with this simple little book!

  • Item #: 023706
    ISBN: 9780385327213
    Retail: $15.95
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    Written and illustrated by Robert Barry, this book tells the story of a man who brings home his Christmas tree and discovers it is too tall for his ceiling. After the top of his tree is removed and thrown out, someone else adopts it and makes it their tree, but it is also too tall for their ceiling! The cycle continues in this adorably illustrated, 32 page hardcover book. – Laura

  • Item #: 005612
    ISBN: 9780486491530
    Retail: $5.99
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    Follow two young Inuit (Eskimos) who will train Santa’s reindeer for Christmas. They may be preparing the reindeer (caribou), but will they ever get to actually see Santa? This charming Christmas tale retains the wonderful strengths of a Thornton Burgess story while weaving in tradition, facts, and Inuit legend and culture. An unabridged Dover thrift edition containing periodic, full-page, black and white illustrations. 5.25” x 8.25”, 139 pp, sc. ~ Ruth

  • Item #: 024572
    ISBN: 9781599152394
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      A little girl born on Christmas day is named Carol after a Christmas tune. While her name is reminiscent of Christ’s birth, her short life lives it out as well in thought and deed. Originally written in 1912 by prolific author Kate Douglas Wiggin. 63 pp, sc. ~ Ruth

  • Item #: 036566
    ISBN: 9780307989130
    Retail: $4.99
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    This beautifully paraphrased story begins with an angel visiting Mary, and ends with the three wise men presenting gifts to Jesus.
  • Item #: 002287
    ISBN: 9781602007499
    Retail: $19.99
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    Subtitled Faith-building Ornaments for Discovering Jesus. These lovely ornaments are based on the belief that knowing 12 of Jesus’ names leads us to know and worship Him. Each ornament in this set from Family Life illustrates a name of Jesus. Use the 12-day devotional, The Twelve Days of Christmas: Who Jesus is to Me (7” x 5”, sc), to lead your family through that day’s reading. Devotionals are appropriate for all ages and are two pages in length. This book ends with a section entitled Leading a Child to Christ as an additional resource. After the devotional, hang up the corresponding ornament. The ornaments are thick (approx. 1/4”), shaped cardboard outlined in gold glitter and come with red ribbon hangers. On one side is written a name of Jesus, also represented by a full-colored picture: the Door, the Light, the Lamb of God, etc. The opposite side includes a corresponding Scripture verse. Access to additional resources is available online with the provided code. A wonderful, Christ-centered Christmas tradition to start! ~ Ruth

  • Item #: 016576
    ISBN: 9780570075776
    Retail: $2.49
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  • Item #: 005596
    ISBN: 9780486273976
    Retail: $3.00
    Rainbow Price: $2.50

      Members of my family have been blessed by Christmas carolers while home bound or in the hospital. This concise edition of 51 Christmas songs is a perfect caroling tool. Containing all the lyrics to such songs familiar carols as The First Nowell, Silent Night and It came Upon a Midnight Clear, the edition is also strewn with perhaps more unfamiliar tunes such as On this Day the Earth Shall Ring, as well as a few traditional secular lyrics including Jingle Bells and Deck the Halls. This concise volume contains a good variety of lyrics from British and American traditions that are great for caroling or a Christmas unit study. 5” x 8”, 60 pp, sc. ~ Ruth