As we begin a season of reflection and celebration, we are pleased to share some of our favorite books on thankfulness and being grateful that will help young readers on their journey to understanding gratitude.
“It is Christmas in the heart that puts Christmas in the air.” ~ W. T. Ellis
Families thrive on special moments and memories, the kind that are shared and made together. Creating family traditions is an important part of a child’s life, helping them to feel connected and important. One of the most simplest family traditions is reading a book together. Many families enjoy reading the same Christmas books each year to announce the arrival of the “Christmas Spirit”; others enjoy the act of introducing a new holiday tale to their library each year; and even more magical is choosing a holiday book to donate to a child in need, because after all … the holiday season is about giving.
Christmas is a special time and calls for special stories. I am sure you will find the magic you are looking for in these wonderful books.
By Bianca Schulze, The Children's Book Review
Published: June 23, 2009
This is a great video from the Just one More Book! team's Rock Stars of Reading tour. The following authors and illustrators offer advice for aspiring readers: Jeanne Birdsall, Diane de Groat, Tony DiTerlizzi, Jane Dyer,