Books. Books. Books. – Booklist – Advent and Christmas Booklist 2015

Over this past Advent we read quite a few great books to help us celebrate. Here is our complete booklist from our Advent countdown, read-a-louds, and even some extra Christmas books we had available to pick up and enjoy. Our favorites are indicated with ***.

Christmas and Advent Booklist - Modern Momma Musings


***The Family Under the Bridge – Natalie Carlson – We really enjoyed this one, it was a quick easy read that had a heartwarming story.

***A Christmas Carol – Charles Dickens – LOVED this! I even think the kids ended up getting more out of it than I realized. So glad we started this tradition.

Advent Countdown and Extras (alphabetical)

A Charlie Brown Christmas – Charles Schulz

Christmas in July – Arthur Yorinks and Richard Egielski

A Christmas Prayer – Amy Parker

***The Christmas Miracle of Jonathon Toomey – Susan Wojciechowski

The Christmas Story – Isabelle Brent

The Christmas Story – Tara Larsen Chang

The Christmas Witch – Steven Kellog

***The Clown of God – Tomie dePaulo

The Gift of the Magi – O. Henry

A Humbug Christmas – Tobin Fraley

I Love Christmas – Collection of Christmas Stories, Poems, Carols and More – Walter Retan

Joy to the World – Christmas Stories from Around the World – Saviour Pirotta

***The Last Straw – Frederick Thury

The Legend of the Poinsettia – Tomie dePaulo

***The Little Fir Tree – Retold from Hans Christian Andersen by Cathy Goldsack

The Little Star of Bethlehem – Christine Felicelli

The Man of the House at Huffington Row – Mary Brigid Barrett

Merry Christmas, Little Critter – Mercer Mayer

Mooseltoe – Margie Palatini

Mucky Pup’s Christmas – Ken Brown

***The Night Before Christmas (multiple versions) – Clement Moore

Nonna Tell Me a Story – Lidia Bastianich

Nutcracker – ETA Hoffman

***The Polar Express – Chris Van Allsburg

Rudolph’s Second Christmas – Robert May

***Silent Night – Will Moses

***A Small Miracle – Peter Collington

The Story of Christmas – Linda Jennings

***Timmy’s Gift – A Christmas Story (Precious Moments) – Samuel Butcher


Christmas and Advent Booklist - Modern Momma Musings

Our Christmas book collection seems to continue growing, year after year. I love adding new books and rereading the old favorites.

Now it’s your turn…. what are your favorite Christmas books?




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