We are excited to present to you this holiday reading list by the super talented children’s book writer and educator – Ellwyn Autumn. Ellwyn is an award-winning author and a certified teacher with a Master’s Degree in Education. She loves all things magical, curling up with a good book, writing stories, and almost anything with chocolate in it.
Do try the books recommended by her and if you like them, give us a shout out by sharing this post on your social channels. We would love to hear your feedback.
It’s the holiday season once more and you know what that means—holiday reading fun! December is all about family, miracles, and giving those you love presents.
Books make marvelous gifts that you can open again and again. To quote Cousin Eddie from National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation, “Clark, that’s the gift that keeps on givin’ the whole year.”
As a Pre-K/Kindergarten teacher and a mom, I’ve spent the past 28 years reading books to children. I’ve also given my fair share as a gift too. Along the way, I’ve discovered several special stories that I’d like to share with you.
I’ll list each holiday in sequential order (Hanukkah, Christmas, and Kwanzaa).
Hanukkah 2020 begins Thursday, December 10, and ends Friday, December 18.
The Great Latke Cookoff By Lauren Muskovitz Ranalli
Chanukah Bugs By David A. Carter
Latkes, Latkes Good to Eat By Naomi Howland
Hershel and the Hanukkah Goblins By Eric Kimmel
Christmas 2020 falls on Friday, December 25.
Snowflakes With Sugar By Amelia Griggs
Gingerbread Baby By Jan Brett
Gingerbread Friends By Jan Brett
The Polar Express By Chris Van Allsburg
Kwanzaa 2020 begins Saturday, December 26, and ends Friday, January 1, 2021.
It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Kwanzaa!By Rex Perry
My First Kwanzaa By Karen Katz
Together For Kwanzaa By Juwanda G. Ford and Shelly Hehenberger
Seven Spools of Thread: A Kwanzaa Story By Angela Shelf Medearis
I’ve also written a FREE downloadable December Alphabet Scrapbook that includes all three holidays. If you’re feeling inspired, you and your kiddos can even make your own with the second version.
Happy Holidays and Happy Reading! .
Thanks a lot Ellwyn Autumn for your time and doing this guest post for us..
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