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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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