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Santa's Gotta Go!

By Diondra K. Brown, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 4+

Santa's surprise holiday sleepover turns into merry mayhem.

Santa's Gotta Go book cover: Black Santa with arm tattoos, wearing jeans, a red flannel shirt, and a classic Santa hat, plays a shimmery blue guitar, while two young Black children grimace and cover their ears in the background next to a large Christmas tree

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The Mack family reminds readers that patience and kindness are what the holiday season is all about. Santa's Gotta Go! is a funny story that celebrates diverse characters, who have extra compassion during the holiday season. Derrick Barnes' unexpected story will have readers laughing and groaning till the final, hilarious twist. Courtney Lovett's illustrations perfectly capture the character's relatable feelings and draw readers into the story. Everyone can relate to what it's like to host or be hosted during the holidays which makes this book an entertaining read for the whole family.

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