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Books identified with * are available for free loan through the Secaucus Public Library and the Bergen Country Cooperative Library Service.


For baby to preschool

Christmas in the Manger

Christmas in the Manger *
by Nola Buck, Felicia Bond (Illustrator) / Hardcover Board / Oct 1998

The gentle beauty of the story of the first Christmas is now available as a board book. With a simple, lyrical text and radiant artwork, this book is perfect for the youngest child to be a part of the wonder of the Nativity.


Away in a Manger **
by Hodder, Stoughton Ltd (Editor)

Perfect as a gift for the holiday season, This colorful, boxed cloth-book will aid children in understanding the true meaning of Christmas.


Christmas Teletubbies

Merry Christmas, Teletubbies! **

Like all good Anglicans, the Teletubbies aren't letting Christmas go unobserved. Join in the festive spirit with the four Teletubbies as they open their presents and celebrate a magical Christmas!


Silent Night

Silent Night
by Joseph Mohr, Susan Jeffers / hardcover / September 2003 *

Susan Jeffers' visual interpretation of the world's most beloved Christmas carol is the perfect way to contemplate and celebrate the story behind the holiday.

For 4 to 8 Year Olds

Joy to the World:
A Family Christmas Treasury &
by Ann Keay Beneduce (Editor), Gennady Spirin (Illustrator) / hardcover / Oct 2000

Organized around the familiar symbols of Christmas -- the star, the manger, the gift givers, and the tree -- and with a final section focusing on Christmas all around the world, there is something here for every member of the family. Publishers Weekly ranks as one of best children's books of 2000.


Christmas angel

The Christmas Angel
by Joan Gale Thomas (Illustrator) / Hardcover / 1st Amer Ed edition / Sep 1997


Mary, Mother of God

The Story of Mary, the Mother of God
by Dorrie Papademetriou / Hardcover / Jan 2000

The early years of the Virgin Mary. Created from Church traditions and the apocryphal texts, these brilliant illustrations were inspired by the famous mosaics in the Monastery of Chora (Kariye Djami) in Istanbul, Turkey


Prepare of BethlehemPrepare O Bethlehem : The Feast of the Nativity
by Niko Chocheli (Illustrator) Hardcover (January 2000)

Prepare O Bethlehem includes excerpts from the hymns of the Pre-Feast and the Feast of the Nativity, which celebrate and proclaim in word and song the celestial joy of the Incarnation. These beloved texts, so powerfully illustrated by Niko Chocheli, tell of the all-embracing participation of creatures in the Creator's coming.


Animal's Christmas Carol

The Animals' Christmas Carol
by Helen Ward/ Oct 2001

The medieval French Christmas carol "The Friendly Beasts," provided the inspiration for this picture book, which includes many more verses about all the animals who bring their own special gifts to the newborn Christ child. The format is festive, large, and lavish, with lots of gold details.

Sister Wendy Christmas


Sister Wendy's Story of Christmas
by Wendy Beckett



Angelina's Christmas

Angelina's Christmas *
by Katharine Holabird, Helen Craig (Illustrator)
Hardcover / Sep 2000

"Angelina prances home through the merrily lit village and sees, in a cottage dark and cold, the former postman, Mr. Bell, all alone. Holabird and Craig have teamed up to offer simple lessons that create a real celebration."-- School Library Journal


If you take..

If You Take a Mouse to the Movies**
by Felicia Bond (Illustrator), Laura Joffe Numeroff / Hardcover / Oct 2000

If you take a mouse to the movies, he'll ask you for some popcorn. When you give him the popcorn, he'll want to string it all together. Then he'll want to hang it on a Christmas tree. You'll have to buy him one....The energetic little mouse from If You Give A Mouse A Cookie is back with a host of holiday antics.



Eloise at Christmastime *
by Kay Thompson, Hilary Knight (Illustrator)
Unavailable for decades and finally back in print. The young heroine spends her holiday wrecking havoc at the Plaza Hotel and anticipating a special delivery shipment from Santa.


Night before Christmas

The Night Before Christmas *
by Clement Clarke Moore

Illustrator Max Grover uses a folk-art style , featuring boxy shapes executed in thick acrylics, to freshen up this old favorite.


Littlest Angel

The Littlest Angel *
by Charles Tazewell, Paul Micich (Illustrator)

Classic Christmas story tells of an adorable little angel who just cannot stay out of trouble in the celestial city. Beautifully illustrated in full color.



How the Grinch Stole Christmas **
by Dr. Seuss

Dr. Seuss's small-hearted Grinch ranks right up there with Scrooge when it comes to the crankiest, scowling holiday grumps of all time.



Cat in the Hat **
by Dr. Seuss **

Other Dr. Suess Books -
Green Eggs and Ham,**
One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish,*
Hop on Pop**, Horton Hears a Who **

For 9 to 12 Year Olds

Christmas Carol

A Christmas Carol *
by Charles Dickens, Carter Goodrich (Illustrator)

Dickens' own performance text, cut and adapted by him for reading aloud in 90 minutes. The book is great for group sharing.


Behold the Star

Behold That Star :
A Christmas Anthology *
by Maria Arnold Maendel (Illustrator), Bruderhof foundation, Jane T. Clement (Introduction) Paperback / 2nd edition / November 1996

Little-known gems from world-class storytellers for those who have grown tired of the commercialism of Christmas.


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