Year: 2019


Written and Illustrated by Lynne Rae Perkins Thomas has saved apples, berries, plums, apricots, grapes, and cherries all year in preparation for his wintercake (known to us as fruitcake.) On Winter’s Eve Thomas has lost his basket of fruit and is heartbroken. He believes that without the traditional wintercake the holiday is ruined. His friend …

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Christmas Cheer for The Grouchy Ladybug

Written and Illustrated by Eric Carle This is so cute! My students love everything Eric Carle so this will be popular. Christmas is for everyone, the big and the small. This book is filled with all of the wonderful sounds and sights of Christmas, even for the Grouchy Ladybug. Love this cute little book. Reviewed …

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How to Hide a Lion at Christmas

Written and Illustrated by Helen Stephens Beautifully illustrated, this book tells of the adventures of a pet lion trying to be with his human on Christmas. The story hints at the lengths that friends will go to in order to be together for the holidays. Reviewed by Marni Allred, Media Clerk, Robert Frost ElementaryRating: ★★★★★ …

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The First Christmas Sweater

(and the Sheep Who Changed Everything) Written by Ryan Tubridy, Illustrated by Chris Judge Hillary is a rainbow-colored sheep. She lives on a farm with other traditional sheep. There are two things she loves: making lists and Christmas. She loves everything about Christmas! Then one day her best friend, Didya, relays the news that Santa …

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