Did you see the featured Holiday Books on ‘StoryMakers’?

Check out these favorite picks from literary elves Rocco Staino, Jennifer Brown, Susannah Richards, and Luann Toth!

Featured on this year’s StoryMaker’s Holiday Special:

by Lee Bennett Hopkins,  illustrated by Helen Cann
(Eerdmans Books for Young Readers)

Here Comes Santa Cat
by Deborah Underwood,  illustrated by Claudia Rueda
(Dial an imprint of Penguin Books)

Uncles and Antlers
by Lisa Wheeler,  illustrated by Brian Floca
(Atheneum Books for Young Readers an imprint of Simon and Schuster)

‘Twas Nochebuena
by Roseanne Greenfield Thong,  illustrated by Sara Palacios
(Viking Juvenile an imprint of Penguin)

Seven Candles for Kwanzaa
by Andrea Davis Pinkney,  illustrated by Brian Pinkney
(Dial an imprint of Penguin Books)

Little Blue Truck’s Christmas
by Alice Schertle,  illustrated by Jill McElmurry
(HMH Books for Young Readers)

Hershel and the Hanukkah Goblins

by Eric A. Kimmel,  illustrated by Trina Schart Hyman
(Holiday House)

Santa Clauses: Short Poems from the North Pole
by Bob Raczka,  illustrated by Chuck Groenink
(Carolrhoda Books a Lerner Imprint)

The Night Before Christmas
by Clement C. Moore,  illustrated by Roger Duvoisin
(Knopf Books for Young Readers)

The Yule Tomte and the Little Rabbits: A Christmas Story for Advent
by Ulf Stark,  illustrated by Eva Eriksson
(Floris Books)

My True Love Gave To Me: Twelve Holiday Stories
by Holly Black, Ally Carter, Matt de La Peña
Gayle Forman, Jenny Han, David Levithan
Kelly Link, Myra McEntire, Rainbow Rowell,
Stephanie Perkins, Laini Tayler, and Kiersten White
edited by Stephanie Perkins
(St. Martin’s Griffin)

I Know an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Dreidel
by Caryn Yacowitz,  illustrated by David Slonim
(Arthur A. Levine Books an imprint of Scholastic)

Little Santa
by Jon Agee
(Dial an imprint of Penguin Books)

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
by Robert L. May,  illustrated by Antonio Javier Caparo
(Little Simon)
Rocco Staino: Director of the Empire State Center for the Book, Contributing Editor at School Library Journal, and a Contributing Writer at The Huffington Post. @RoccoA
Jennifer Brown: Children’s Editor for Shelf Awareness, Director of the Center for Children’s Literature at Bank Street College + founder of http://Twentybyjenny.com @20xJENNY @ShelfAwareness @BankStreetLib @bankstreetedu

Susannah Richards: Associate Professor of Education at Eastern Connecticut State University @SussingOutBooks
Luann Toth: Managing Editor, School Library Journal Reviews @LuannToth  @sljournal


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