Enjoying Christmas read-alouds as a family is a wonderful holiday tradition. This year, consider these ten books that break away from the typical Christmas story recommendations.
For most of us, it’s the time of year for choosing Christmas read-alouds, and the classic holiday stories are at the forefront of our minds. It doesn’t seem that Christmas would be complete without A Christmas Carol, The Gift of the Magi, or The Little Match Girl. Part of the comfort and magic of the season is knowing these stories will make their annual appearances.
But perhaps you’re looking for something new this year. Maybe you would like to engage your older children who aren’t as eager to hear the same story over and over as they once were.
Whatever the reason, here are ten surprising Christmas read-alouds you need to consider this year. From forgotten older books to contemporary literature, there is sure to be a tale or two to pique your holiday spirits.
Christmas Read-Alouds You Might Not Have Considered
Christmas and reading aloud go together like hot cocoa and marshmallows, and reading as a family is a holiday tradition for many. However, maybe you’ve read all of the Christmas classics and are ready for a new holiday adventure. Here are 10 Christmas read alouds you might not have considered before, but should. [Read more…]