The Christmas Book Flood
This program contains music and full sound design.
This lovely and lyrical children's audiobook, based on a real Icelandic tradition, brings all the sparkle and anticipation of Christmas—and of the joys of reading—to the page.
The northern lights dance,
snow blankets the ground,
it’s the Christmas season—so the Book Flood begins!
People plan and...
The True Story of the Christmas Truce
British and German Eyewitness Accounts from World War I
"One of them shouted 'A Merry Christmas English. We're not shooting tonight.' . . . [then] they stuck up a light. Not to be outdone, so did we. Then up went another. So, we shoved up another. Soon the lines looked like an illuminated fete." Rifleman Leslie Walkington
On Christmas Eve 1914, a group of German soldiers laid down their arms, lit... Read more »
The Christmas Clash
Chloe Kwon can't stand Peter Li. It's always been that way. Their families don't get along either: their parents operate rival restaurants in the Riverwood Mall food court—Korean food for the Kwons and Chinese food for the Lis. Now it's the holiday season and Chloe's the photographer at the mall's Santa's Village, and Peter works at the virtual... Read more »
The Festival of Lights
Celebrate Hanukkah--and learn the meaning behind the holiday--with this new Big Golden Book!
It's Hanukkah time! Preschoolers will learn all about how people celebrate Hanukkah--from eating latkes, spinning dreidels, exchanging gifts, and lighting the menorah. And they'll also learn why they celebrate--from the destruction of the Temple, the... Read more »
No Good Asking
A profoundly moving exploration of our capacity to heal one another.
Ellie and Eric Nyland have moved their two sons back to Eric’s childhood farmhouse, hoping for a fresh start. But there’s no denying it, their family is falling apart, each one of them isolated by private sorrows, stresses, and missed signals. With every passing day, Ellie’s...Read more »
The Night Before Christmas
The Classic Edition
The Night Before Christmas is an enchanting Christmas story that has brought Santa Claus to life for generations. Celebrate the holiday season with this #1 New York Times bestselling edition of the classic poem read by Jeff Bridges.
'Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house
Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse
Carry on...Read more »
An Invitation to Prepare Him Room at Christmas and Always
If there’s one name for Jesus that captures the whole heart of God, it is Emmanuel—God with us. No other name similarly expresses the fullness of God’s eternal desire for His image-bearers. He’s always wanted us to be with Him. From the bestselling author and artist behind GraceLaced and Beholding and Becoming comes this gorgeous exploration of... Read more »
It all started with one passionate night…
Don't preach to Alexis Montgomery about settling down. She's got her act together—a fabulous new job, great friends, and plenty of dating prospects. She's happily taking New York City by storm, so why would she ruin things by committing to just one man?
If anyone could influence Alexis, it might be Graham...Read more »
A bear wakes to wonderful smells that leads him to the house of Bubba Brayna. Bubba Brayna makes the best latkes in the village, but at ninety-seven, she doesn't hear or see well. When the bear arrives at her door, she believes he is her rabbi. Bubba Brayna and the bear light the menorah, play the dreidel game, and eat all the latkes. The mix-up... Read more »
A Catalina Cove Christmas
A year ago Isaac Elloren returned to his hometown of Catalina Cove seeking peace, quiet and happiness. However, his high school’s holiday homecoming is about to cause turmoil in his life when his childhood sweetheart/ex-wife returns for the reunion. He wants to hate her for choosing a career over their marriage but discovers there’s a thin line... Read more »
Holidays on Ice
David Sedaris's beloved holiday collection is new again with six more pieces, including a never before published story. Along with such favoritesas the diaries of a Macy's elf and the annals of two very competitive families, are Sedaris's tales of tardy trick-or-treaters ("Us and Them"); the difficulties of explaining the Easter Bunny to the... Read more »
"A fresh and vital new voice in romance." —Entertainment Weekly
An unforgettable holiday romance from American Dreamer author Adriana Herrera.
Denpo Myint “Yin” Thuta is living the dream. His dream. A good job, higher education, supportive community and, best of all, his live-in boyfriend, Ari. Yin has his happily-ever-after…if only he and Ari... Read more »
The Real Santa
Join one Black family on their journey to discover what the real Santa looks like in this joyous tale celebrating identity, family and holiday cheer, from the New York Times bestselling author of Bedtime Bonnet.
It’s not Christmas without Santa! But what does Santa truly look like? Does he match the figurines on the mantel, or the faces on our... Read more »
Season of Love
Buzzfeed’s Most Anticipated LGBTQ Romances of 2022
Miriam Blum has no choice but to face the past she thought she’d left behind when she inherits her great-aunt’s Christmas tree farm in this witty, glittering, heart-filled romcom with “all of the warm, queer, Jewish holiday vibes you could possibly want” (Jen DeLuca, USA Today bestselling... Read more »
Latke, the Lucky Dog
Rescued from an animal shelter on the first night of Hanukkah, Latke the puppy joins the family just in time for the celebrations. Although he has trouble learning the house rules, he is one Lucky Dog! Told from the pup's point of view, this sweet Hanukkah song is perfect for little ones. Read more »
And Other Poems by Maya Angelou
This dazzling Christmas poem by Maya Angelou is powerful and inspiring for people of all faiths.
In this beautiful, deeply moving poem, Maya Angelou inspires us to embrace the peace and promise of Christmas, so that hope and love can once again light up our holidays and the world. “Angels and Mortals, Believers and Nonbelievers, look... Read more »
Hershel and the Hanukkah Goblins
On the first night of Hanukkah, a weary traveler named Hershel of Ostropol eagerly approaches a village, where plenty of latkes and merriment should warm him. But when he arrives, not a single candle is lit. A band of frightful goblins has taken over the syna-gogue, and the villagers cannot celebrate at all! Hershel vows to help them. But can... Read more »
'TWAS MO' THAN JUST A LI'L CHRISTMAS
After many years of no Santa Claus sightings, ten-year-old Ronnie Anderson hopes this Christmas will be the year he gets his wish - to meet jolly ole St. Nick and ride in his sled. This holiday will be the most special of all when Ronnie gets his Christmas wish and one more big surprise! One that he never saw coming. 'TWAS MO' THAN JUST A LI'L...Read more »
A Cat Cafe Christmas
A laugh-out-loud, opposites attract romance about three of the world’s most beloved C’s: Christmas, Coffee, and Cats.
Veterinarian and animal lover Kara Ingalls needs a Christmas miracle. Opening the Meow and Furrever Cat Café to find loving homes for adorable, adoptable cats was a dream come true—but with more cats than customers, it’s quickly... Read more »