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‘Tis the season to start reading!

ProvoREADS has put together a festive holiday book list. Watch the video and scroll through the booklist below.

These books are for all ages, so pick your favorites and read together with the family this season.

  • Season of Light by Jess Redman:  Share the light of the holiday with others.
  • Hello Tree by Alastair Heim: Giving is better than stealing! 
  • The Littlest Night Before Christmas illustrated by Mary Engelbeit: A small twist on the traditional story.
  • Murray Christmas by E.G. Keller:  Can the family dog learn to embrace the holidays?
  • How to Catch a Reindeer by Alice Walstead & Andy Elkerton: Can you outsmart Santa’s reindeer?
  • The Best Gift for Bear by Jennifer A. Bell: A story about the gift of friendship.
  • American Ballet Theatre Presents The Night Before The Nutcracker by John Robert Allman: Follow a few young dancer’s preparation for a performance of The Nutcracker.
  • If I Were Saint Nick: A Christmas Story by Alastair Heim: A Christmas story with a nod to Dr. Seuss.
  • The Christmas Pine by Julia Donaldson: Based on a true story celebrating a special tradition starting in World War 2 as Norway’s way of commemorating U.K. support.
  • A Very Mercy Christmas by Kate DiCamillo: Carol with a pig!
  • The Cat On the Dovrefell, A Christmas Tale: by Tomie DePaola (2021): A very large cat may be the key to saving Christmas in this wryly humorous retelling of the Norwegian fairytale, The Cat on the Dovrefjell.
  • Feast and Festivals Around the World, From Lunar New Year to Christmas by Alice B. McGinty: Learn of holiday traditions and festivals from around the world.
  • Miss Mary’s Christmas Mittens by Trinka Harker Noble:  A tangled tale of knitted gifts.
  • Unicorn Christmas by Diana Murray:  Follow a reindeer that wishes to be a unicorn.
  • The Perfect Tree by Corinne Demas:  The age-old journey of finding a perfect tree for the holidays.
  • Christmas With Auntie by Helen Foster James: A story about spreading Christmas joy with the family.
  • ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas illustrated by Matt Tavares: The carefully recreated version of the well-loved and original Christmas poem.

Happy Holiday Reading!

Spencer Tuinei
  • Communication Specialist
  • Spencer Tuinei