|Books for the Season
Whatever your holiday tradition, the Library can help you
celebrate. Check out these new picture books as
well as past favorites on display at your Library Branch.
- In Hanukkah Lights, David Martin’s simple text
and Melissa Sweet’s cheerful illustrations explain the traditions of
lighting a menorah, spinning a dreidel, and more.
- Brett Helquist, known for his work with A Series of
Unfortunate Events, illustrates a picture book edition of Charles
Dickens’ A Christmas Carol.
- Rachel Isadora retells Clement Moore’s Night
Before Christmas in an African setting.
- Voices of Christmas uses the words of Biblical
characters, the poetry of Nikki Grimes, and the paintings of Eric
Velasquez to tell the religious Christmas story.
- Just for fun, check out Fancy Nancy: Splendiferous
Christmas by Jane O’Connor.
- 1001 Things To Spot At Christmas, an activity
book by Alex Frith, will keep kids busy for hours.
- “Come close, gather ‘round,” as Dimitrea Tokunbo
invites kids to listen to the Sound of Kwanzaa as
each candle is lit.
- And, in this gift-giving season, Pat Mora reminds kids
to say Gracias – Thanks.
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