Archive for December, 2013

How Santa Got His Job – 60

Friday, December 20th, 2013

How Santa Got His Job – By Stephen Krensky- This book is a cute book about how Santa was not good a lot of jobs. He tried normal jobs, but they never worked out. Santa finally found the perfect job.

There was a cold lady who swallowed some snow! – 59

Friday, December 20th, 2013

There was a cold lady who swallowed some snow! – By Lucille Colandro – This is another great story with a repeating line. She swallows all the stuff to make a snowman.

Christmas Magic – 58

Tuesday, December 17th, 2013

Christmas Magic – By Michael Garland – This book is is about a young girl who makes a snow woman. She sees her new neighbor making a snowman and wonders what would happen if the snow people could play together. She has a incredible adventure with snow people that night. When she wakes up in the morning, she is not sure if she dreamed it all or not. She now believes in Christmas magic.

The Christmas Witch – 57

Tuesday, December 17th, 2013

The Christmas Witch – By Ilse Plume – This book is an Italian take on Christmas. It tells of a Christmas witch in Italy that is searching for the Christ child, but she can never find him. Along the way the witch passes out gifts to the children she meets. She realizes that giving is what Christmas is all about.

The Three Snow Bears – 56

Tuesday, December 17th, 2013

The Three Snow Bears – By Jan Brett – This book is a snowy version of Goldilocks and the 3 bears. The bear family go out to let their food cool only to come back and discover their house has been all messed up by someone who is still there.

Snow Time to Lose – 55

Tuesday, December 17th, 2013

Snow Time to Lose – By Diana Manning – I get the new book every year from Hallmark. I read all the others to my students. I finally got this one. The students were so excited to read this new book when I brought it in. It is about a snowman, Finny, and his dog, Rex. At first they seem to cause all kinds of problems, but in the end they wind up saving the day.

Christmas In The Country – 54

Tuesday, December 17th, 2013

Christmas In The Country – By Cynthia Rylant – This book is a cute book. It tells of a little girl that lives with her grandparents and how she experiences Christmas every year in the country.

The Teachers’ Night Before Christmas – 53

Tuesday, December 17th, 2013

The Teachers’ Night Before Christmas – By Steven L. Layne – This book really puts a teacher’s stress in to perspective for students. It is a fun book to read to your class.

A Charlie Brown Christmas – 52

Wednesday, December 11th, 2013

A Charlie Brown Christmas – By Dawn Namm – This book was adapted from the cartoon. I just loved it. My students sat very quiet while I read it. I hope that you can learn the true meaning of Christmas this year too.

Snowmen at Night – 51

Wednesday, December 11th, 2013

Snowmen at Night – By Caralyn Buehner – This book gives us good reasons for what our snowmen do at night while we sleep. They play games, and go ice skating. So when your snowman looks different in the morning now you know why.