Christmas Classics

November 15, 2017

Here are 10 Classic Christmas books. A few might be very familiar to you, but we also wanted to sprinkle in a few which may not always be thought of. 

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As always, you can choose any of the books for FREE. Happy Holidays! 

1 A Christmas Carol

A Christmas Carol

Charles Dickens | Fiction Classics


Scrooge, Tiny Tim and the Ghost of Christmas past in this classic Christmas tale.

2 Jimsy: The Christmas Kid (1915)

Jimsy: The Christmas Kid (1915)

Leona Dalrymple | Fiction Classics


The classic book, Jimsy: The Christmas Kid (1915), by Leona Dalrymple.

3 Beasley's Christmas Party

Beasley's Christmas Party

Booth Tarkington | Fiction Classics


The classic book, Beasley's Christmas Party, by Booth Tarkington.

4 The Birds' Christmas Carol

The Birds' Christmas Carol

Kate Douglas Wiggin | Children's Classics


Born on Christmas Day, Carol Bird is special from the start. Her especially sweet disposition and invalid condition develop together in early childhood. As her health declines, her gracious spirit shines stronger and stronger, and is reflected in her sweet temperament toward her parents, brothers, and uncle; as well as in her concern for their poor neighbors, the Ruggleses.

5 The Big Book of Classic Christmas Tales

The Big Book of Classic Christmas Tales

Ryan Jolly (Editor) | Short Stories


A collection of Classic Christmas Tales.

6 Told After Supper

Told After Supper

Jerome K. Jerome | Short Stories Classics


Christmas Eve is the ghosts' great gala night. On Christmas Eve they hold their annual fete. On Christmas Eve everybody in Ghostland who IS anybody--or rather, speaking of ghosts, one should say, I suppose, every nobody who IS any nobody--comes out to show himself or herself, to see and to be seen, to promenade about and display their winding-sheets and grave-clothes to each other, to criticise one another's style, and sneer at one another's complexion.

7 The Chimes

The Chimes

Charles Dickens | Fiction Classics


The second of Charles Dickens's Christmas books is both a topical satire and a plea for human charity.

8 A Doll's House

A Doll's House

Henrik Ibsen | Mystery Classics


During a Christmas holiday, Nora Helmer is facing debt, blackmail, but her biggest problem is a manipulative husband.

9 Little Women

Little Women

Louisa May Alcott | Children's Classics


The March sisters, Jo, Meg, Amy, and Beth, survive poverty and the absence of their father during the Civil War.

10 The King James Bible

The King James Bible

King James | Religion


Learn where Christmas originated.