Seasonal Stories for Early Elementary Schoolers
The Grinch, whose heart is two sizes too small, hates Who-ville's holiday celebrations, and plans to steal all the presents to prevent Christmas from coming. To his amazement, Christmas comes anyway, and the Grinch discovers the true meaning of the holiday.
Celebrate Kwanzaa from A to Z! Each letter of the alphabet represents an important word or fascinating fact about Kwanzaa. Explore all that is central to Kwanzaa: cultural heritage, family, and community.
Treat your child to a festive story of how one small person makes a big difference. It's Thanksgiving, and spirited Milly sees that the whole town is in need of some cheer, so she comes up with a way to blend her family's old country traditions with their new American heritage, and thus the Macy's Day Parade is born.
In this Chanukah twist on a favorite song, young readers can count down the eight nights of Chanukah with special gifts on every page!
On the first night of Chanukah, my mother gave to me
A menorah burning bright for all to see!
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!
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.
This merry treasury of stories will warm every heart with holiday tales of sharing, caring, and bearing good tidings of Christmas cheer! Three stories at one low price in a padded, keepsake format!
It's February 2 and all the animals are tired of winter. But why should the groundhog always be famous for seeing his shadow? Who else wants to try? A chicken? A polar bear? A camel?
None of those seems quite right. So who will see their shadows this year?
Not long ago, Clifford the Small Red Puppy experienced his first autumn. Now he leaps into his first winter with fluffy white snow, a sled ride, and exciting winter fun. Emily Elizabeth recalls a snowy day when Clifford was a puppy.
Late one Christmas Eve, a boy boards a mysterious train: The Polar Express bound for the North Pole. Once there, Santa offers the boy any gift he desires. The boy asks for one bell from the harness of a reindeer. The bell is lost. On Christmas morning, the boy finds the bell under the tree.
Come celebrate Kwanzaa!
Every year, for seven days beginning December 26, African Americans celebrate their heritage during the Kwanzaa holiday. In this book, you can find out about that special time so you can celebrate the seven days of Kwanzaa, too.
Ivy, Holly, and Mr. and Mrs. Jones all have one Christmas wish. Ivy, an orphan, wishes for a real home and sets out in search of the grandmother she's sure she can find. Holly, a doll, wishes for a child to bring her to life. And the Joneses wish more than anything for a son or daughter to share their holiday.
Trisha loves the eight days of Hanukkah, when her mother stays home from work, her Babushka makes delicious potato "latkes, " and her Grampa carves wonderful animals out of wood as gifts for Trisha and her brother.
Christmas means special family times are here — times of merriment, good cheer, and love. Cheryl Willis Hudson has compiled a wonderful book that celebrates this special time through a collecton of traditional African American songs, stories, and poems.
Hoshmakaka, a proud, old camel, is chosen to perform a very special task — he is to carry the wise men's gifts to the new baby king in Bethlehem. At first Hoshmakaka is reluctant. He has other commitments, after all: the water drinking competition in Rangal and the cud-chewing convention in Beemish.
The Menasche family enjoys a joyous holiday celebration despite a scarcity of food. Includes notes on Hanukkah, a bibliography, a recipe for making latkes, and rules for playing dreidel.
In a heartwarming holiday story, an interfaith family celebrates two special traditions.
Tomie dePaola's glorious paintings are as luminous as the "farolitos" that light up on the Plaza in Santa Fe for the procession of "Las Posadas," the tradition in which Mary and Joseph go from door to door seeking shelter at the inn on Christmas Eve.
Olive is merrily preparing for Christmas when suddenly she realizes, "Olive... the other Reindeer... I thought I was a dog. Hmmm, I must be a Reindeer!" So she quickly hops aboard the polar express and heads to the North Pole.
From the photographer of the bestselling I Spy books and creator of the Can You See What I See? series comes a Christmas search-and-find reader chock-full of fun. Children can read the simple text and use the picture clues to search for dozens of hidden trinkets and toys. Full color.