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Holiday Books for Ages 8-10

Give your intermediate reader a book to cherish during the holidays.
 
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Clementine for Christmas
by Daphne Benedis-Grab

An irresistible and timeless Christmas story by the author of The Angel Tree.

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Cheryl the Christmas Tree Fairy
Series: Rainbow Magic
by Daisy Meadows

Christmas cheer has disappeared! Rachel and Kirsty are staying at a cozy cabin in the woods for Christmas. But everything is going wrong. Even their Christmas tree is missing! The girls think they know who's causing all the holiday trouble, and they're right!

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Paperbacks : $6.29

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Oh, What a Christmas!
by Michael Garland Illustrated by Michael Garland

Get Ready for a Christmas Comedy with This Uproariously Silly Picture Book

The sweetest and goofiest barnyard animals discover they can fly — and save the night for children when Santa's reindeer fly away without him on Christmas Eve.

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Snow Bunny's Christmas Wish
by Rebecca Harry Illustrated by Rebecca Harry

The only present Snow Bunny truly wants for Christmas is a friend.

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The Secret of the Snow: A Geronimo Stilton Adventure
Series: Thea Stilton Special Edition, Book #3
by Thea Stilton

Join Thea Stilton and the Thea Sisters in their third magical special edition adventure!

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Paperbacks : $10.49

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Scooby-Doo and the Scary Snowman
Series: Scooby-Doo! 8x8
by Mariah Balaban

Scooby-Dooby-doo! Where are you?

A winter ski trip turns into a scary surprise when a the snowman-building contest goes awry. The gang looks for clues and suspects, but will they get to the bottom of this bone-chilling mystery?

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Paperback Picturebooks : $3.59

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Ready, Set, Snow!
Series: Ready, Freddy!, Book #16
by Abby Klein

In this sixteenth book of the Ready, Freddy! series, first-grader Freddy shows what being a good sport means when he competes against Max in the Snowshoe Race at their school's mini Winter Olympics.

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The Big Snowball
by Wendy Cheyette Lewison Illustrated by Maryann Cocca-Leffler
When a boy heaves a large snowball off a tall hill, blowing winds and falling snow make the effect much more comical and long-lasting than even the boy expects. This story includes 24 flash cards with pictures that represent various words in the rhyming t
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A Christmas Carol and Other Stories
by Charles Dickens

An immediate bestseller when it was first published in December 1843, A Christmas Carol has endured ever since as a perennial Yuletide favorite.

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The Nutcracker
by Jane B. Mason
A fantastic Christmas adventure!

It's Christmas Eve and Marie has found a funny-looking nutcracker under the tree. Marie's godfather says this nutcracker once saved a beautiful princess from a horrible spell cast by the wicked Mouse Queen. But Nutcracker is in danger-the Mouse King seeks revenge!
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The Gift of the Magi
by O. Henry Illustrated by Lisbeth Zwerger
Because she has little money to spend on a Christmas gift for her husband, Della sells her most prized possession, her hair, to buy a gift she feels is worthy of Jim. But, when Della and Jim trade gifts, Della has an unexpected surprise.
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The Jar of Fools: Eight Hanukkah Stories From Chelm
by Eric A. Kimmel Illustrated by Mordicai Gerstein

The residents of Chelm do not see things the same way that people in other towns and cities do. In Chelm, latkes can be created from nothing using a magic spoon, hay forks can be menorahs, and dreidels do not have any letters on their sides. But are the residents truly foolish, or perhaps wiser than all the rest?

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Kringle
by Tony Abbott Illustrated by Greg Call

Unlike the traditional Santa Claus myth, Kringle is a coming-of-age story about an orphan who becomes a force for good in a dark and violent time. It is a tale of fantasy, of goblins, elves, and flying reindeer — and of a boy from the humblest beginnings who fulfills his destiny.

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Zlateh the Goat and Other Stories
by Isaac Bashevis Singer Illustrated by Maurice Sendak

First published in 1966, this Newbery Honor Book includes seven folktales of Chelm, a village of fools, and illustrations by the noted illustrator, Maurice Sendak.

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The Legend of Old Befana: An Italian Christmas Story
by Tomie dePaola
This is a delightful reading of the favorite Italian Christmas story about an eccentric old woman and her never-ending search for the Baby King.
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A Child's Christmas in Wales
by Dylan Thomas

This gem of lyric prose has enchanted both young and old and is now a modern classic.

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