Holiday Books

Hi, Sweeteas,

Here’s a revised list (new titles!) of last year’s recommended JFIC holiday books. Ask Santa for some of these, or borrow them from your local library.

All-of-a-Kind Family Uptown by Sydney Taylor

The Best Christmas Pageant Ever by Barbara Robinson

A Boy Called Christmas by Matt Haig

Christmas with Anne and Other Holiday Stories by L.M. Montgomery

The Christmasaurus by Tom Fletcher

The Doldrums and the Helmsley Curse by Nicholas Gannon

Dreidels on the Brain by Joel ben Izzy

The Family Under the Bridge by Natalie Savage Carlson

Father Christmas and Me by Matt Haig

The Girl Who Saved Christmas by Matt Haig

Greenglass House by Kate Milford

Ghosts of Greenglass House by Kate Milford

The Golden Dreydl by Ellen Kushner

Hershel and the Hanukkah Goblins by Eric Kimmel and Trina Schart Hyman

Kringle by Tony Abbott

The Last Holiday Concert by Andrew Clements

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis

A Little House Christmas Treasury by Laura Ingalls Wilder

The Lotterys More or Less by Emma Donoghue

The Naughty List by Michael Fry

The No-Good Nine by John Bemelmans Marciano

Nutcracked by Susan Adrian

The Nutcracker Mice by Kristin Kladstrup and Brett Helquist


Ophelia and the Marvelous Boy by Karen Foxlee

The Power of Light by Isaac Bashevis Singer

Santa’s Kwanzaa by Garen Eileen Thomas and Guy Francis

A Shiloh Christmas by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor

Top Elf by Caleb Zane Huett

Tru and Nelle: A Christmas Tale by G. Neri

The True Gift by Patricia MacLachlan

The Vanderbeekers of 141st St. by Karina Yan Glaser

When Santa Fell to Earth by Cornelia Funke

Winterfrost by Michelle Houts

Young Scrooge by R.L.Stine

Happy holidays and happy reading!

“Daughter of Eve from the far land of Spare Oom where eternal summer reigns around the bright city of War Drobe, how would it be if you came and had tea with me?” ~from The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis

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