Book Reviews

Dasher [node:content-type] Poster Image
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age 4+
Reindeer's origin story has striking art, lots of heart.
By Matt Tavares
(2019)
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A Piñata in a Pine Tree: A Latino Twelve Days of Christmas [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 4+
Classic carol brims with Spanish words, Mexican traditions.
By Pat Mora
(2009)
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Construction Site on Christmas Night [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 3+
Hardworking trucks get perfect gifts in sweet bedtime tale.
By Sherri Duskey Rinker
(2018)
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Santa Calls [node:content-type] Poster Image
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age 4+
Dazzling art, high adventure in wild ride to North Pole.
By William Joyce
(1993)
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The 12 Sleighs of Christmas [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 5+
Elves compete to make Santa new sleigh in imaginative tale.
By Sherri Duskey Rinker
(2017)
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The Nutcracker in Harlem [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 4+
Nutcracker and girl are drummers in jazzy holiday update.
By T. E. McMorrow
(2017)
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The Naughty List [node:content-type] Poster Image
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age 8+
Goofy humor, warm heart in wild holiday romp.
By Michael Fry, Bradley Jackson
(2015)
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A Christmas-tastic Carol [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 8+
Dickens perennial gets goofy "Adventure Time" treatment.
By Max Brallier
(2014)
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The Sweetest Witch Around [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 4+
Young witch falls for human candy in cute Halloween tale.
By Alison McGhee
(2014)
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Letters from Father Christmas [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 5+
Tolkien's magical North Pole tales delight all ages.
By J.R.R. Tolkien
(1976)
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Christmastime [node:content-type] Poster Image
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age 2+
Cozy, nostalgic look at the classic elements of the season.
By Alison Jay
(2012)
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Pete the Cat Saves Christmas [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 4+
Laid-back cat helps Santa in fun holiday adventure.
By Eric Litwin
(2012)
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The Elf on the Shelf [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 3+
Hit holiday book fun for kids but requires parent action.
By Carol V. Aebersold, Chanda A. Bell
(2005)
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The Polar Express [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 4+
One of the most beautiful Christmas books.
By Chris Van Allsburg
(1985)
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Madeline's Christmas [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 4+
Madeline is her spunky self in Christmas tale.
By Ludwig Bemelmans
(1985)
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