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01 December 2011

Seasons Readings Holiday Book Challenge

 I love Christmas and Winter Holidays books.  I can't resist buying them (much to my husband's chagrin).  They're always so happy and uplifting, they are my kryptonite. 
(here's a picture of my current collection, not including the ones I typically borrow from the library!)
I have so many that I'm challenging myself to read one per day in December and post a review of each.

Now, I'm not asking you to do that, though you are more than welcome to join me!

This particular challenge is just asking you to read a winter holiday themed book (Christmas, Hannukah, Ramadan, Kwanzaa, St. Lucia's Day, Dia de Los Reyes Magos, Las Posadas, etc), review it, and use the linky below to share your review(s) with other participants.  Check out the other reviews to find new books to add to your holiday collection.

Here are links to my reviews:
*December 1st: Jingle Bells: How the Holiday Classic Came To Be
*December 2nd:  The Night Before Christmas popup by Robert Sabuda
*December 3rd:  There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Bell by Lucille Colandro
*December 4th:  Cranberry Christmas by Wende and Harry Devlin
*December 5th:  Once There Was a Christmas Tree by Jerry Smath
*December 6th:  Santa Claus is Comin' To Town illustrated by Steven Kellogg
*December 7th:  Santa Cows by Cooper Edens
*December 8th:  Merry Christmas, Amelia Bedelia by Peggy Parrish
*December 9th:  The Legend of the Candy Cane by Lori Wahlburg
*December 10th: A Pinata in a Pine Tree by Pat Mora
*December 11th: The Gift of the Magi by O. Henry
*December 12th: The Virgin of Guadalupe by Tomie dePaola
*December 13th: Kristen's Surprise (A Christmas Story) by Janet Shaw
*December 14th: Christmas Cookies: Bite Size Holiday Lessons by Amy Krouse Rosenthal
*December 15th: Too Many Tamales / Que Monton de Tamales by Gary Soto
*December 16th: The Night of Las Posadas by Tomie dePaola
*December 17th:  No Seasons Readings today due to an overnight stay at the ER
*December 18th: Miss Holly is Too Jolly! by Dan Gutman
*December 19th: Stanley's Christmas Adventure by Jeff Brown
*December 20th: Hanukkah Moon by Deborah da Costa
*December 21st: My Two Holidays: A Hanukkah and Christmas Story by Danielle Novack
*December 22nd: Christmas in Camelot (a Magic Treehouse book) by Mary Pope Osborne
*December 23rd:  Emmit Otter's Jug Band Christmas by Russell Hoban

*December 24th: Little Drummer Boy by Ezra Jack Keats
*December 25th: Christmas Remembered by Tomie de Paola
*December 26th: Kwanzaa by Deborah M. Newton Chocolate
*December 27th: Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus / The (New York) Sun editorial, Is There A Santa Claus by Francis Church

*December 28th: A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
*December 29th: A Midnight Clear by Katherine Paterson
*December 30th:  When Santa Fell to Earth by Cornelia Funke
*December 31st: Happy New Year, Everywhere! by Arlene Erlbach

The linky will be open December 1-31 (so New Year's books don't get left behind!).  You can borrow the logo above to use in your posts.






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