Tag Archives: History & Historical Fiction

Nedobeck’s Twelve Days of Christmas

Author: Don Nedobeck Publisher: Childrens Pr Product Description On each of the twelve days of Christmas, unusual or extravagant gifts arrive from a young woman’s true love.

Curious Little Kitten’s First Christmas (First Little Golden Books)

Author: Linda Hayward Publisher: Goldencraft Product Description A curious little kitten puzzles over all the new things in the house at Christmastime.

The Christmas Story (Little Golden Readers)

Author: Jane Werner Publisher: Goldencraft Product Description Beautiful paintings by Eloise Wilkin and inspiring text, make this story of the birth of Jesus one to share again and again.

Christmas Stories from Grandma’s Attic

Author: Arleta Richardson Publisher: Chariot Victor Pub Product Description Still content with her life as a minister’s wife in a small Michigan farming community, Mabel observes with great interest the busy lives of family and friends.

The Twelve Days of Christmas

Author: Ian Beck Publisher: Oxford University Press Product Description Ian Beck’s delicate, nostalgic illustrations are known and loved throughout the world. His work evokes a gentle ideal of childhood in the tradition of Kate Greenaway and Edward Ardizzone, and his books for young children are full of humour and fun, while at the same time […]

Tale of the Christmas Mouse

Author: Judith Fringuello Publisher: Troll Communications Llc

Father Christmas Goes on Holiday

Author: Raymond Briggs Publisher: Putnam Pub Group Product Description Father Christmas visits France, Scotland, and Las Vegas while on his annual vacation.

Warton’s Christmas Eve Adventure

Author: Russell E. Erickson Publisher: Dell Pub Co Product Description Lost in a blizzard the day before Christmas, Warton the toad makes two new friends during his attempts to get home in time for his favorite part of Christmas Eve.

One Christmas in Lunenburg

Author: Amy Bennet Publisher: Lorimer Product Description Do the animals know it’s Christmas Eve? It’s Christmas Eve on Nova Scotia’s South Shore, and nine-year-old Rachel and her younger brother, Nathan, are caught up in the excitement of the season. This year, Rachel is less interested in coloured lights and gifts than finding out whether the […]

Christmas in the Stable (Sandcastle Book)

Author: Astrid Lindgren Publisher: Putnam Publishing Group Product Description As a young girl listens to her mother tell the story of the first Christmas, where else would she imagine the miracle taking place but in the stable and fields she knows so well? “Simple loving text and radiantly beautiful pictures in rich colors by Sweden’s […]

A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens: Mcdougal Littell Literature Connections (HRW Library (Holt))

Author: Publisher: Holt McDougal Product Description A miser learns the true meaning of Christmas when three ghostly visitors review his past and foretell his future.

Prairie Christmas

Author: Elizabeth Van Steenwyk Publisher: Eerdmans Books for Young Readers Product Description Eleven-year-old Emma is disappointed when her mother, a doctor, has to deliver a baby on Christmas Day. But when she arrives with Mama at the house, Emma realizes she isn’t the only one whose Christmas has been interrupted. With warm pencil-and-watercolor illustrations, this […]

Behemoth (Leviathan)

Author: Scott Westerfeld Publisher: Simon Pulse Product Description The behemoth is the fiercest creature in the British navy. It can swallow enemy battleships with one bite. The Darwinists will need it, now that they are at war with the Clanker powers. Deryn is a girl posing as a boy in the British Air Service, and […]

14 Cows for America

Author: Carmen Agra Deedy Publisher: Peachtree Publishers Product Description In June of 2002, a very unusual ceremony begins in a far-flung village in western Kenya. An American diplomat is surrounded by hundreds of Maasai people. A gift is about to be bestowed on the American men, women, and children, and he is there to accept […]

The Islands of the Blessed (Richard Jackson Books (Atheneum Hardcover))

Author: Nancy Farmer Publisher: Atheneum/Richard Jackson Books Product Description In this much-anticipated conclusion to the Sea of Trolls trilogy, Notland is no place to seek one’s true calling. Or is it?

A Christmas Card for Mr. McFizz (Green Tiger Storybooks)

Author: Obren Bokich Publisher: Childrens Pr Product Description A lonely chipmunk devises a way to receive more Christmas cards than the popular pack-rat family that lives next door.

The Night Before Christmas

Author: Clement C. Moore Publisher: Goldencraft Product Description This timeless verse is brought back for a whole new generation, now at a sweet new size and classic price. Enjoy old memories and make new ones as you share this favorite Christmas tradition with the whole family.

Christmas Blessings: Baby’s Holiday Photo Album (Baby Blessings)

Author: Joyce Davidson Publisher: Standard Publishing Company

Merry Christmas, Little Mouse: A Scratch-The-Scent and Lift-The-Flap Book

Author: Noelle Carter Publisher: Henry Holth & Co (J) Product Description Little Mouse has presents to share with his friends for Christmas. The reader can guess what the present is before lifting the flap on the page by scratching and sniffing the package.

Christmas Time at Santa’s Workshop (A Troll Pop-Up Book)

Author: Barbara Burrow Publisher: Troll Communications Llc

The Story of Christmas for Children

Author: Publisher: Associated Publishers Group Product Description Simply told story of Jesus’ birth accompanied by soft lovely illustrations

Arousing Love

Author: M. H. Strom Publisher: Marstro Press Product Description Zach knows Joanna is too young for him, but he has never felt like this about anybody before. She’s so sweet and passionate and flirty and free, and the most beautiful girl Zach has ever known. Joanna is swept away by her feelings for Zach as […]

Fixing Delilah

Author: Sarah Ockler Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers Product Description Things in Delilah Hannaford’s life have a tendency to fall apart. She used to be a good student, but she can’t seem to keep it together anymore. Her “boyfriend” isn’t much of a boyfriend. And her mother refuses to discuss the fight that […]

Christmas Kiddoodles: Fun Pad With Stickers No 1

Author: Publisher: Mcclanahan Book Co

Christmas Kiddoodles: Fun Pad With Stickers

Author: Publisher: Mcclanahan Book Co

A Christmas angel collection to cut out, color & fold

Author: Catherine Stock Publisher: Scribners

Christmas Snowflake

Author: Harry E. Stewart Publisher: Beach Holme Pub Ltd

Christmas Kiddoodles: Fun Pad With Stickers No 4

Author: Publisher: Mcclanahan Book Co

Happy Christmas, God (My Picture Prayer Book)

Author: Marie Aubinais Publisher: Chariot Victor Pub Product Description A book of readings and prayers about the birth of Jesus and the religious aspects of Christmas.

Countdown to Christmas

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: Bill Peet Publisher: Childrens Pr Product Description Santa adopts a plastic toy sack and paints his sleigh psychedelic colors only to discover he has destroyed a magic necessary to Christmas.

Standard Test Lessons in Reading: Book C

Author: Lelah M. Crabbs Publisher: Teachers College Press

Walt Disney’s BRER RABBIT and HIS FRIENDS (Disney’s Wonderful World of Reading, No. 13) From the Motion Picture Song of the South

Rating: (26 reviews) Author: Joel Chandler Harris Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Product Description Brer Rabbit outwits Brer Fox and Brer Bear when they try to trick him.

Christmas Carols

Author: Karl Schulte Publisher: Goldencraft

Family Read-Aloud Christmas Treasury

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: Alice Low Publisher: Bt Bound Product Description A rich anthology of holiday favorites shares Christmas poems, songs and carols, and short stories for the entire family. Reprint. AB. SLJ.

A New Coat for Anna (Dragonfly Books)

Rating: (8 reviews) Author: Harriet Ziefert Publisher: Dragonfly Books Product Description Illus. in full color. “A fresh and moving story of a mother’s dedication to acquire a coat for her daughter in post-World War II hard times. Anna’s mother decides to trade the few valuables she has left for wool and for the services of […]

The Christmas Donkey (Little Golden Readers)

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: T. William Taylor Publisher: Goldencraft Product Description A small mistreated donkey is sold to a carpenter, who finds the animal very helpful in transporting his wife and new son when the family flees from Bethlehem to Egypt after the king decrees all baby boys must be killed.

The Bottlestopper’s Christmas Tree Farm

Author: Sarah Graham Cork Publisher: Sevgo Pr

Christmas With Mother Goose

Author: Publisher: Childrens Pr

Children’s Christmas Woodbook

Author: Publisher: Barrons Juveniles

Goldilocks at the Bears Christmas

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Gunderson Publisher: Blem Pubns

The Hunchback Assignments

Rating: (11 reviews) Author: Arthur Slade Publisher: Wendy Lamb Books Product Description A gripping new series combines Steampunk, spying, and a fantastic Victorian London. The mysterious Mr. Socrates rescues Modo, a child in a traveling freak show. Modo is a hunchback with an amazing ability to transform his appearance, and Mr. Socrates raises him in […]

Nick of Time

Rating: (56 reviews) Author: Ted Bell Publisher: Square Fish Product Description The setting is England, 1939, on the eve of war. Nick and his sister, Kate, begin gathering vital information for Winston Churchill as he tries to warn England of the imminent Nazi invasion. But the Nazis become the least of Nick’s problems after he […]

All-of-a-Kind Family

Rating: (94 reviews) Author: Sydney Taylor Publisher: Yearling Product Description A heartwarming story of five little girls living with their parents in New York City at the turn of the century. They have simple but happy times as they share adventures, holidays and surprises. When Mama tells them her big news, it’s the most wonderful […]

Math Advantage Grade 5

Author: Harcourt Brace Publishing Publisher: Harcourt School Publishers

Battling in the Pacific: Soldiering in World War II (Soldiers on the Battlefront)

Author: Susan Provost Beller Publisher: Twenty-First Century Books (CT)

Voices in St. Augustine (Mom’s Choice Award Recipient)

Rating: (7 reviews) Author: Jane R. Wood Publisher: Florida Kids Press, Inc. Product Description Thirteen-year-old Joey Johnson hears voices. Only he can’t find the people who belong to them. His curiosity leads him on a quest where he learns more than just history about the Nation’s Oldest City. He discovers he has a special connection […]

Math Advantage Grade 6

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Harcourt Brace Publishing Publisher: Harcourt School Publishers

America the Beautiful: A Pop-up Book

Rating: (61 reviews) Author: Publisher: Little Simon Product Description Master paper engineer Robert Sabuda has interpreted the classic American anthem “America the Beautiful” in dazzling dimension. From the Golden Gate Bridge to Mount Rushmore to the Statue of Liberty, America has never looked more spectacular. This stunning keepsake masterpiece will be shared and admired by […]

The Bells of Christmas

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: Virginia Hamilton Publisher: Sandpiper Product Description Twelve-year-old Jason Bell waits impatiently for Christmas 1890. Set against the carefully researched background life of a middle-class black family in Ohio a century ago, “Hamilton’s story moves along at an elegant pace, giving readers time to savor the holiday preparations.”–School Library Journal

Kirsten’s Surprise: A Christmas Story (American Girls Collection)

Rating: (5 reviews) Author: Janet Beeler Shaw Publisher: American Girl Publishing Inc Product Description Kirsten and her family celebrate their first Christmas in their new home on Uncle Olav’s farm in mid-nineteenth-century Minnesota.