Rising newspaper reporter Hope Jensen uncovers the secret behind the "Christmas Jars" – glass jars filled with coins and bills anonymously given to people in need. But Hope discovers much more than she bargained for when some unexpected news sets off a chain reaction of kindness and brings about a Christmas Eve wish come true.
The famous veterinarian/writer shares the true story of how an independent-minded stray cat gives a woman and her three Basset hounds a Christmas present.
The Shortest Day: Celebrating the Winter Solstice
Get ideas for classic and new snow play!
Read this picture book with a child to discover why "Winter is the Warmest Season."
Winter World by Bernd Heinrich explores how animals survive and thrive during the coldest part of the year.
The Best Christmas Pageant Ever by Barbara Robinson is a chapter book that can be read together or independently.
The Christmas Miracle of Jonathan Toomey is the story of a lonely carver hired to carve a Christmas crèche for a woman and her son. Warm illustrations accompany the text.
The Story of Snow: The Science of Winter's Wonder by Mark Cassino with Jon Nelson, PhD. Embrace Wisconsin's winter weather by learning more about snow in this nonfiction picture book.
This classic short story (The Gift of the Magi) features a couple selecting the perfect gift for each other and giving up a beloved object to purchase it.