Today I wanted to focus on books that will teach your kids what this season is all about. It’s easy to get caught up in the worldly Santa, lights, trees, parties and, of course, presents. We as Christians need to keep our kids grounded in our faith and what this season is all about.
Harold Myra takes children on a journey to discover the true St. Nicholas and how he focused on Christ.
The Adventure of Christmas: Helping Children Find Jesus in Our Holiday Traditions
Have you discovered that Jesus sometimes gets lost in the middle of the hustle and bustle of His birthday party? Would you like to be able keep your children’s focus on Jesus and be able to join them in the wonder of the celebration?
For each of the twenty-four days preceding Christmas, The ADVENTure of Christmas serves as a fun and handy guide that describes the true meaning hidden in your most cherished traditions. Hanging lights on the house, wrapping gifts, and decorating the tree will become opportunities to share how these traditions relate to Jesus’ birth. The ADVENTure of Christmas recaptures the delightful essence of this beloved season, giving reasons to joyfully celebrate for years to come.
Legend of the Christmas Tree
Pearl S. Buck is another author of timeless classics.
Rob wants to get his father something special for Christmas this year — something that shows how much he really loves him. But it’s Christmas Eve, and he doesn’t have much money to spend. What could he possibly get? Suddenly, Rob thinks of the best gift of all…
Author of nearly a hundred books for children and adults, and winner of both the Pulitzer and Nobel prizes, Pearl S. Buck has captured the spirit of Christmas in this elegant, heartwarming story about a boy’s gift of love. Originally published in 1955, this classic story is now being issued, for the first time ever, as a picture book with glorious full-color art by acclaimed artist Mark Buehner.
A welcome addition to everyone’s holiday collection, this timeless treasure will bring the true meaning of Christmas to the entire family for generations to come.
The Christmas Miracle of Jonathan Toomey
This multiple-award winning book by Susan Wojciechowski, has also been turned into a movie. A wonderful story for all ages.
Jonathan Toomey is the best woodcarver in the valley, but he is always alone and never smiles. No one knows about the mementos of his lost wife and child that he keeps in an unopened drawer. But one early winter’s day, a widow and her young son approach him with a gentle request that leads to a joyful miracle. The moving, lyrical tale, gloriously illustrated by P.J. Lynch, has been widely hailed as a true Christmas classic.