Entries Tagged as 'Holiday Books'

Santa’s Littlest Helper

December 14th, 2012 · No Comments · Books

Review By HUYEN MACMICHAEL Sometimes you just come across a gem. This one is one of a couple library books we checked out while looking for stories about elves. (Yes, my daughter is into that Elf on a Shelf craze and wanted to learn more about elves like her Mr.Whistler scout elf.) I thought Santa‚Äôs […]

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Treasury for All Seasons

December 1st, 2012 · No Comments · Books

Review By HOMA WOODRUM In Treasury for all Seasons, Julie Andrews and her daughter, Emma Walton Hamilton, selected poems and organized them (with introductory sections and including some of their own pieces) using the progression of a year as their guide, from January through to December. Every page of poetry or song includes painted illustrations […]

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Wolf Christmas

December 23rd, 2011 · No Comments · Books

Review By JENNIFER GANNETT Daniel Pinkwater’s Wolf Christmas is the tale of a small wolf pack on Christmas Eve. Told from the perspective of one of the pack’s young wolves, Pinkwater and his illustrator wife Jill Pinkwater depict life in the pack. On this particular night, the young wolves are playful in the moonlight, but […]

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Redbird at Rockefeller Center

December 21st, 2011 · No Comments · Books

Review By JENNIFER GANNETT A surprise find at during a swing through a neighboring town’s library, Redbird at Rockefeller Center is an appealing story based around the famous Christmas Tree at Rockefeller Center. When her mom sells their huge spruce to be the Christmas tree at Rockefeller Center, Kate pleads with her to change her […]

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