Monday, February 20, 2012

Christmas 2011

Monday, February 20, 2012
The Reference display contains Christmas trees and books about trees and much more for Christmas. Stop in. Find something to read

Auld, William Muir. Christmas Traditions. New York: Macmillan republished by Gale Research Company, 1968, 1931. GT4985.A8 1968

These chapters are essays by Auld on various aspects of Christmas, including origin, customs, songs, colors, etc.

Brady, Agnes Marie. Christmastide: Skits.Playlets.Songs.Music.Dances.Games..Poems.of Christmas Customs in Spain and Mexico. Dallas: Banks Upshaw and Company, 1937. GT4985.B67

Try a different song or custom for Christmas. While the songs and stories are in Spanish, explanations are in English.

Engelbreit, Mary. A Merry Little Christmas: Celebrate from A to Z. New York: Harper Collins, 2006. Curr Center PZ8.3.E58 Mar 2006

This cheerful little alphabet book will lift your spirits from A-Z.

Halverson, Delia. Teaching & Celebrating the Christian Seasons: A Guide for Pastors, Teachers, and Worship Leaders. St. Louis, Mo: Chalice Press, 2002. BV30.H34 2002

The seasons of Advent and Christmas are definitely included in this Christian Calendar. Although for churches, many of the ideas can be incorporated in households such as lighting candles.

Heinz, Donald. Christmas: Festival of Incarnation. Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 2010. BV45.H44 2010

The author would remind us to return to the spiritual to the season and remind all people of the reason for the celebrations.


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