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Read Right Now! Christmas

11/25/2020 | Online Storytime, Holidays & Seasons

A long, cold December night is a great time to share favorite Christmas stories! There are many holiday classics to choose from to get your family into the holiday spirit. You can listen to a video read aloud of the favorite, Llama Llama Holiday Drama, right now! More free video read alouds are listed below along with printable activities and Christmas favorites you can check out with your IndyPL library card. Have a wonderful holiday!

More FREE Online e-Books about Christmas:

There's an Elf in your BookLlama Llama Holiday DramaElves-and-the-ShoemakerGoodnight MangerThe Polar ExpressBrave IreneThe Christmas PuppyChristmasJourneyChristmasShipHoHoHoTuckerMaisyGingerbreadThe Nutcracker in HarlemSchnitzelFirstWaldos Christmas Surprise

More FREE Online Reading:

Websites, Activities, Printables & More:

Christmas BingoTracer Christmas TreeTracer Angel


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Favorite and Classic Christmas Stories for Kids

There are many holiday favorites to get your family in the holiday spirit from illustrated versions of the Bible to stories about family traditions to the silly antics of favorite book characters celebrating the holiday in their own unique way. Can Bad Kitty even get on Santa's nice list?

Too Many Tamales

Soto, Gary

Maria tries on her mother's wedding ring while helping make tamales for a Christmas family get-together. Panic ensues when, hours later, she realizes the ring is missing.

Pete the Cat Saves Christmas

Litwin, Eric

When Santa falls ill and Christmas may have to be canceled, Pete the cat comes to the rescue.

Santa Bruce

Higgins, Ryan T.

Grumpy and cold when his forest friends insist he stay awake to celebrate Christmas, Bruce the bear, wearing his long underwear and warm hat, is mistaken for Santa by the youngest forest creatures.