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Oklahoma group recommends books for December holidays

by Heather Warlick Modified: December 14, 2012 at 12:40 am •  Published: December 16, 2012
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Recommended holiday books

Whether your family celebrates Christmas, Hanukkah or Kwanzaa, here are some holiday book recommendations from Smart Start Central Oklahoma, a grassroots initiative that supports families in raising children who are safe, healthy, eager to learn and ready to succeed in school.

Christmas

“Santa's Little Helper” by Angela McAllister.

“The Night Before Christmas: A Visit From St. Nicholas” illustrated by Mike Terrell.

“The Polar Express” by Chris Van Allsburg.

“Drummer Boy” by Loren Long.

Hanukkah

“Hanukkah Moon” by Deborah Da Costa.

“Light the Candles: A Hanukkah Lift-the-Flap Book” by Joan Holub.

“Moishe's Miracle: A Hanukkah Story” by Laura Krauss Melmed.

“Happy Hanukkah Lights” by Jacqueline Jules.

Kwanzaa

“Seven Days of Kwanzaa” by Melrose Cooper.

“My First Kwanzaa Book” by Deborah Chocolate.

“The Children's Book of Kwanzaa: A Guide to Celebrating the Holiday” by Dolores Johnson.

“Santa's Kwanzaa” by Gary Eileen Thomas.

by Heather Warlick
Life & Style Editor
Since graduating from University of Central Oklahoma with a Bachelor's Degree in Journalism, Staff Writer Heather Warlick has written stories for The Oklahoman's Life section. Her beats have included science, health, home and garden, family,...
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