Wintry Adventures

Hello, jFIC fans,

For the holiday season, here’s a diverse list of books with a wintry setting. Brrr!

The Wolves of Willoughby Chase by Joan Aiken

The Girl Who Speaks Bear by Sophie Anderson

The Forgotten Girl by India Hill Brown

The Family Under the Bridge by Natalie Savage Carlson

The Bears on Hemlock Mountain by Alice Dalgliesh

The Lotterys More or Less by Emma Donoghue

Ophelia and the Marvelous Boy by Karen Foxlee

Absolutely Truly by Heather Vogel Frederick

Odd and the Frost Giants by Neil Gaiman

The Doldrums and the Helmsley Curse by Nicholas Gannon

Stone Fox by John Reynolds Gardiner

Julie of the Wolves by Jean Craighead George

The Vanderbeekers of 141st Street by Karina Yan Glaser

Winterhouse by Ben Guterson

Very Rich by Polly Horvath

WinterFrost by Michelle Houts

Moominland Midwinter by Tove Jansson

Ice Dogs by Terry Lynn Johnson

Brother’s Keeper by Julie Lee

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

The Poet’s Dog by Patricia MacLachlan

Greenglass House by Kate Milford

Lara’s Gift by Annemarie O’Brien

Astrid the Unstoppable by Maria Parr

The Barren Grounds by David A. Robertson

May B. by Caroline Starr Rose

Jasper and the Riddle of Riley’s Mine by Caroline Starr Rose

The Evil Wizard Smallbone by Delia Sherman

Breadcrumbs by Anne Ursu

The Long Winter by Laura Ingalls Wilder

The Lost Frost Girl by Amy Wilson

Breaking Stalin’s Nose by Eugene Yelchin

“It snowed last year too: I made a snowman and my brother knocked it down and I knocked my brother down and then we had tea.”
~Dylan Thomas (from A Child’s Christmas in Wales)

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