CCF is a 501(c)3 educational nonprofit. You help support the work of CCF when you purchase from vendors via the links posted on our site.
Home | About | Subscribe | Postcards | Polls | Translate | BookSense | BookCloseouts | Blog | | Contact Us | Add to My Yahoo! RSS feed

Home
 
 PRESS RELEASE
 CCF Top Picks
 
 NEWS
 
 SCIENCE
 
 CHILDREN
 CCF Kids
 Reporters
 CCF Youth
 
 HEALTH & FITNESS
 
 PARENTS
 Education
 
 WRITING
 Contests
 Tibbetts' POV
 Workshops
 Authors
 Publishing
 Resources
 Books4Children
 
 BOOKS
 Awards
 Book Clubs
 Reviews
 Bestsellers
 
 ABOUT CCF
 Bulletin
 Services
 Donations
 Affiliates
 Links
 Recommends
 
 BLOG
 
 Holiday Favorites

Home > Holiday Favorites
The Kids' Catalog of Hanukkah
Holiday Favorite: 1204
Click to enlarge "It is a rich source of crafts, games, stories. A book to be used again and again. It has one of my stories."--Hazel Krantz, Ft. Collins, Colorado.

Christmas Presents: Holiday Poetry
Holiday Favorite: 1104
Click to enlarge "This is wonderful to read outloud and share with groups, also it's been recently reprinted with wonderful new illustrations.--Lee Bennett Hopkins, Briarcliff Manor, New York.

Cobweb Christmas
Holiday Favorite: 1104
Click to enlarge "This is wonderful to read outloud and share with groups, also it's been recently reprinted with wonderful new illustrations.--June Gillespie, Keystone, South Dakota.

Night Tree
Holiday Favorite: 1104
"This was a favorite book of my sister, Charlotte Seymour, a school librarian in Portland, Oregon. For years, she shared it with her students at this time of year and talked about decorating a tree with food for the animals." --Lucille Lettow, a Professor and Youth Collection Librarian from Cedar Falls, Iowa.


The Other Wise Man
Holiday Favorite: 1203
"It teaches that we can be rewarded by persistence. I used to present it as a 10 minute dramatic fictionalized story, so I had opportunity to learn all of its ways of reaching others." --Mary Brite, magazine columnist from Colorado Springs, Colorado.


The Polar Express
Holiday Favorite: 1203
"Breathtaking story of the good will of Christmas. Illustrations are superb, evoking the myth of Santa and the North Pole." --Frank Barry, an author from Colorado Springs, Colorado.

Christmas in the Country
Holiday Favorite: 1203
"My favorite holiday title is Christmas in the Country, for Diane Goode's beautiful illustrations and for the meaningful text describing a family's love and warmth." --Sally Derby, Children's author from Cincinnati, Ohio.


Little House in the Big Woods
Holiday Favorite: 1203
"Christmas in this book is so simple and wonderful. The focus is on the love and togetherness of family. There are always descriptions of being warm and cozy in the house in the woods as Pa played the fiddle by the fire for Laura and Mary. This always gives me a sense of peace and well-being." --Connie L. Hein, children's author from Windsor, Colorado.


Snakes Don't Miss Their Mothers
Holiday Favorite: 1203
"It's based on my tradition of picking up Christmas cats from an animal shelter several years in a row. The book takes place at Christmas in an animal shelter called Critters, where amidst the cats and dogs there is a snake named Marshall. All are longing for homes." --M.E. Kerr, children and YA author.


Northern Nativity
Holiday Favorite: 1203
"My favorite holiday title is Northern Nativity." --Jane Hertenstein, Chicago, IL.




 SEARCH
Advanced Search
click to subscribe and get the CCF bulletin click to subscribe and get the CCF bulletin
GET OUR BULLETIN

Visit CCF on eBay
Visit CCF on eBay!!!
To Amazon from CCF

 SITE MAP
PRESS RELEASE
"Pa'lante" (Move on) by Willy Chirino
Highlights 2008 Fiction Contest
NEWS
Run the Great Wall Marathon with Christine!
Run Antarctica with Christine!
SCIENCE
The Science Is In: Elephants Are Even Smarter Than We Realized
Synchronization of 32 metronomes
CHILDREN
The real zoo behind the movie "We Bought a Zoo"
How many types of bikes can you name?
HEALTH & FITNESS
Be the Boss of Diabetes
New study suggests food to be as addictive as heroin/cocaine.
PARENTS
Charter School Defies Odds: Thurgood Marshall Academy in D.C.
Anna Fitzhugh Helps Kids with Learning Disabilities
WRITING
CCF Writer: An Online Writing Contest
When Push Comes to Shove
BOOKS
2010 ALA Youth Media Awards
Follow the ALA Youth Media Awards live on Jan. 18, 2010
ABOUT CCF
CCF Links
CCF Bulletin 8:1
BLOG
Barack Obama: We are what we learn
Stephen King & Jerry Jenkins: An Epic Conversation on Writing
Holiday Favorites
What is your favorite holiday book or tradition?
Farolitos of Christmas


© 1998-2008 Children Come First. All rights reserved.
spacer