Lights are twinkling red and green, but Charlie Brown has the Yuletide blues. To get in the holiday spirit, he takes Lucy's advice and directs the Christmas play. And a Christmas play needs a proper Christmas tree. But everyone makes fun of the short, spindly evergreen that Charlie brings back - that is until the real meaning of Christmas works is magic.
Laid off from her department store job, Carmen has perilously little cash and few options. The prospect of spending Christmas with her perfect sister Sofia isn't appealing. Reluctantly, Carmen moves in with her sister and takes a job helping revitalize a shabby old bookshop. The store is dusty and disorganized but undeniably charming. Can she breathe some new life into it in time for Christmas shopping? And will the Christmas spirit be enough to help heal her fractured family? Author of "Sunrise by the Sea." Print run 30,000.
The grumpy, grouchy, Yule-hating Grinch plots to ruin the Whos of Whoville's Christmas. Can he steal their holiday spirit by stealing their holiday treats? Perhaps Christmas means a little bit more than just presents and candy.
Kimmel, Eric A.
On the first night of Hanukkah, Old Bear wanders into Bubba Brayna's house and receives a delicious helping of potato latkes when she mistakes him for the rabbi. Includes a recipe for latkes.
Jin, Cindy, author
This holiday board book introduces readers to different winter holidays, including Christmas, Hanukkah, and Kwanzaa, showing how families celebrate them in their own special way.
A collection of Christmas-themed episodes of Sesame Street.
Holub, Joan, author.
Join adorable latkes, dreidels, and more in this fun Hanukkah board book, with touch-and-feel on every spread!
Dittmer, Lori, author.
"A kindergarten-level introduction to Kwanzaa, covering the holiday's history, popular traditions, and such defining symbols as the kinara and the unity cup"-- Provided by publisher.
Meltzer, Jean, author
When her publisher insists that she write a Hanukkah romance, Rachel Rubenstein-Goldblatt, a Jewish woman with a secret career as a Christmas romance novelist, unexpectedly finds inspiration when she encounters a childhood aquaintance at the Matzah Ball, a Jewish music celebration on the last night of Hanukkah.
'Tis the season to make merry, and that's easy to do with Blue, Dora and Little Bill! Play along with your preschool pals as they explore holiday traditions, sing songs, and celebrate the season in these three festive episodes.
Perl, Erica S., author
It's Hanukkah, and Max and Rachel are excited to light the menorah in their family's new apartment. But, unfortunately, their Hanukkah box is missing. So now they have no menorah, candles, dreidels, or, well, anything! Luckily, their neighbors are happy to help, offering thoughtful and often humorous stand-in items each night. And then, just as Hanukkah is about to end, Max and Rachel, inspired by the shamash ("helper") candle, have a brilliant idea: they're going to celebrate the Ninth Night of Hanukkah as a way to say thanks to everyone who's helped them!
Gives the principle and symbol for each day of Kwanzaa, with accompanying poems, songs, activities, and recipes.
Munsch, Robert N., 1945- author
Grandma is baking Christmas cookies, so she asks Lincoln and Georgia to decorate the tree. And what a tree it becomes! In addition to the lights, garlands and balls the kids compete to add some very special and extremely noisy ornaments, including a talking doll, a chirping bird, the neighbour's dog and more. What will their grandparents -- and Santa -- think?