Book Lists

Recommended Books for the Holiday Season

  • Grades: PreK–K, 1–2, 3–5, 6–8

Explore holiday lore, introduce childrens classics, or connect students to literature thats inspired some modern-day stories. These titles have something for everyone.

Tip: Use picture books and stories for young children to inspire middle-school storytellers! Students can create dialogue and words to turn illustrated stories into oral tales.

Holiday Picture Books
Celebrations come to life with vibrant illustrations.
Grades PreK-1

Classic Picture Books
Beautiful books that that embody the magic of once upon a time.
Grades Prek-2

Seasonal Stories
Poetic, heartwarming favorites captivate beginning readers.
Grades 1-3

Festive Tales
Celebrate diversity with whimsical St. Nick stories and dramatic folktales.
Grades 3-6

Timeless Chapter Books
Universal stories children have enjoyed for generations.
Grades 3-8

Stories to Share
Encourage reading at home with stories the whole family can enjoy.
Grades Prek-high school

  • Subjects:
    Literature, Literature Appreciation, Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, New Year's Day, Winter Themes, Teacher Tips and Strategies