December Kids Picks

Snowmen at Work Snowmen at Work
by Caralyn Buehner; illustrated by Mark Buehner

E BUE

When winter sidewalks seem to have been mysteriously shoveled, a child wonders if snowmen are magic and have nighttime jobs while the people sleep.
-Serena

Holly and Ivy The Story of Holly & Ivy
by Rumer Godden; illustrated by Barbara Cooney

E GOD

“The Story of Holly & Ivy” is a Christmas classic for a parent to read to children. It is about three Christmas wishes, one for life, one for home, and one for family. It’s a longer book at 31 pages, so get comfortable with a cup of hot chocolate and enjoy.
-Joe

A Northern Nativity A Northern Nativity
by William Kurelek

J 394.2 KUR

This Christmas classic is both written and illustrated by one of Canada’s best known artists, William Kurelek, who created twenty paintings for this book.
-Joe

Holly Joliday Judy Moody & Stink: The Holly Joliday
by Megan McDonald; illustrated by Peter H. Reynolds

J MCD

Stink wants snow for the holidays but it hasn’t snowed on Christmas in Virginia in more than a hundred years. Will the new mailman, Mr. Jack Frost, be able to make his wish come true?
-Serena

Kid Sheriff Kid Sheriff and the Terrible Toads
by Bob Shea, illustrated by Lane Smith

E SHE

This humorous story tells of a boy who outsmarts a band of outlaws and saves the town.
-Mike

Mud Fairy The Mud Fairy
by Amy Young

E YOU

Emmalina is not your typical fairy but she still finds her own way to earn her fairy wings.
-Mike

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