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What better time than the holidays to find and share a new holiday book to read with friends and family. Enjoy this list of 2018 holiday books and possibly you will find a new family favorite you will want to read over and over again.

Picture Books

  • *Last Stop on the Reindeer Express by Maudie Powell-Tuck
  • *Santa Bruce by Ryan T. Higgins
  • The Christmas Extravaganza Hotel by Tracey Corderoy
  • Construction Site on Christmas Night by Sherri Duskey Rinker
  • Plum: How the Sugar Plum Fairy Got Her Wings by Sean Hayes & Scott Icenogle
  • Holiday Heroes Save Christmas by Adam Wallace
  • Cookiesaurus Christmas by Amy Fellner Dominy & Nate Evans
  • *Tough Cookie: A Christmas Story by Edward Hemingway
  • The Broken Ornament by Toni Diterlizzi
  • The Christmas That Almost Never Was by Stanley E. Wiklinski
  • One Christmas Wish by Katherine Rundell
  • The Naughtiest Reindeer Takes a Bow by Nicki Greenberg
  • If You Ever Want to Bring a Pirate to Meet Santa, Don’t by Elise Paesley
  • *Oliver Elephant by Lou Peacock
  • *A Whisper in the Snow by Kate Westerlund
  • *Zetta the Pointsettia by Alma Hammond
  • *Merry Christmas, Little Elliot by Mike Curato
  • *Coming Home by Michael Morpurgo
  • Pete the Cat’s 12 Groovy Days of Christmas by James Dean
  • Elfie the Elf by Cheryl DeVleeschouwer
  • The Christmas Tree Who Loved Trains by Annie Silvestro
  • *The Lost Christmas by B.B. Cronin
  • The Twelve Days of Christmas by Anna Wright
  • Once Upon a Snowstorm by Richard Johnson
  • North Pole Ninjas: MISSION: Christmas by Tyler Knott Gregson
  • Silent Night by Lara Hawthorne
  • Mouse’s Christmas Gift by Mindy Baker
  • *All-of-a-Kind Family Hanukkah by Emily Jenkins & Paul O. Zelinsky

Chapter Books

  • Margaret’s Night in St. Peter’s by Jon. M. Sweeney
  • Father Christmas and Me by Matt Haig
  • *Ghosts of Green Glass House by Kate Milford
  • Nancy Drew Diaries: A Nancy Drew Christmas by Carolyn Keene
  • The Christmasaurus by Tom Fletcher
  • Dr. Who 12 Angels Weeping: Twelve Stories of the Villains from Doctor Who by Dave Rudden
  • The Red Stocking Society by Ace Passmore
  • Eddie Versus the Shadow Shifters: in the Battle for Christmas by Brandon Stevenson

Books About Winter

  • *Winter is Here by Kevin Henkes
  • *Goodbye Autumn, Hello Winter by Kenard Pak
  • The Snowy Nap by Jan Brett

* Star indicates district favorites

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