Monday, December 8, 2008

A Few Holiday Reading Recommendations...

As the Fall semester winds down and we prepare for winter vacation, I thought I'd pass along a few holiday reading recommendations to make your season brighter...

On Christmas Eve by Ann M. Martin

Eight-year-old Tess is convinced that if she believes and stays aware of the magic around her, she will meet Santa Claus on Christmas Eve of 1958, when she will thank him for his gifts and ask him to use his magic to cure her best friend's father of cancer.

The Greek Who Stole Christmas: A Diamond Brothers Mystery by Anthony Horowitz

Fourteen-year-old Nick and his brother, an ineffectual private detective, try to prevent the threatened murder of an international pop star in London at Christmas time.

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?

December Secrets by Patricia Reilly Giff

Each student in Ms. Rooney's room celebrates the December holidays by being a secret pal to a classmate.

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