5 New Holiday Books (We have many others, but these are the new titles purchased with the pumpkin auction money.)
O Christmas Tree: Its History and Holiday Traditions Jacqueline Farmer From the Christmas tree's origins to its decorations and lights, readers will learn about the various traditions that led to the holiday celebrations people enjoy today. Lexile: 980
Shooting at the Stars: the Christmas Truce of 1914 John Hendrix.
In 1914 France, a British soldier writes to his mother about the strange events of Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, when German and Allied soldiers met on neutral ground to share songs, food, and fun. Includes historical notes and glossary. Lexile:830
Santa Clauses: Short Poems from the North Pole Bob Raczka Twenty-five haiku give readers a fresh, humorous perspective on Santa's December preparations. Lexile: NA
The Twelve Days of Christmas in Illinois Gina Bellisario
Mia writes a letter home each of the twelve days she spends exploring the state of Illinois at Christmastime, as her cousin Sam shows her everything from the state capital, Springfield, to historic Route 66. Includes facts about Illinois. Lexile: NA
Chick n Pug Christmas Jennifer Sattler Sidekick Chick's new mission for his best friend--and hero--Pug, who would rather sleep, involves dressing as Santa and spreading joy to everyone at Christmas. Lexile: 380
In 2009 I was given the chance to move into the best job in the world- Library Media Specialist!