Reading Through the Holidays

Holidays invite good books -- for reading, certainly, but also for giving. Here is a short list of titles currently available at Bank Street Book Store for every young reader you know who loves a good cup of cocoa with a peppermint stick swizzle served with stories that warm the season in wonderful ways.

"Waltz of the Snowflakes" by Elly Mackay

"Latke Who Couldn't Stop Screaming: A Christmas Story" by Lemony Snicket 

"Polar Express" by Chris Van Allsburg

"Hanukkah Lights" by David Martin

"Nutcracker in Harlem" by T. E. McMorrow

"Christmas Wish for Corduroy" by B. G. Hennessy

"Story of Holly and Ivy" by Rumer Godden

"Celebrate Kwanzaa" by Carolyn Otto

"How the Grinch Stole Christmas" by Dr. Seuss

"Happy Hanukkah, Curious George" by H. A. Rey

"Story Orchestra: The Nutcracker" by Jessica Courtney-Tickle

"Let It Snow: Three Holiday Romances" by John Green, Maureen Johnson, Lauren Myracle