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A Cup of Comfort Book of Christmas Prayer

By Susan B Townsend
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  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Isbn : 1440504407
  • Pages : 336
  • Category : Religion
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"But the angel said to them, 'Do not be afraid. I bring you good news of great joy that will for all the people. Today in the town of David a Savior has been born to you; he is Christ the Lord.'" —Luke 2:8-11 With the Christmas hustle and bustle of gift shopping, cookie making, and holiday decorating, you'll need to remember to step away and reflect. This book provides an oasis of piety and consideration. From Advent to the Epiphany, this moving new collection features six weekly introductions, thirty-seven daily devotionals, and thirty-seven stories that celebrate the true meaning of Christmas. And with real-life accounts of Christmas miracles following each biblical passage, this book is sure to provide holiday warmth for Christians everywhere.

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  • File Pdf: the-big-book-of-christmas-novels-stories-myths-carols.pdf

Book Summary:

Musaicum Books presents to you the greatest Christmas novels, magical Christmas tales, legends, most famous carols and the unique poetry of the giants of literature dedicated to this one and only holiday: The Gift of the Magi (O. Henry) The Holy Night (Selma Lagerlöf) A Merry Christmas & Other Christmas Stories (Louisa May Alcott) A Letter from Santa Claus (Mark Twain) Silent Night The Night After Christmas The Child Born at Bethlehem The Adoration of the Shepherds The Visit of the Wise Men As Joseph Was A-Walking The Tale of Peter Rabbit (Beatrix Potter) Where Love Is, God Is (Leo Tolstoy) The Three Kings (Henry Wadsworth Longfellow) A Christmas Carol (Samuel Taylor Coleridge) Life and Adventures of Santa Claus (L. Frank Baum) Christmas At Sea (Robert Louis Stevenson) The Savior Must Have Been A Docile Gentleman (Emily Dickinson) The Heavenly Christmas Tree (Fyodor Dostoevsky) The Little City of Hope (F. Marion Crawford) The First Christmas Of New England (Harriet Beecher Stowe) Christmas in the Olden Time (Walter Scott) Christmas In India (Rudyard Kipling) A Christmas Carol (Charles Dickens) The Twelve Days of Christmas The Wonderful Wizard of OZ (L. Frank Baum) Ring Out, Wild Bells (Alfred Lord Tennyson) Little Lord Fauntleroy (Frances Hodgson Burnett) Black Beauty (Anna Sewell) The Christmas Child (Hesba Stretton) Granny's Wonderful Chair (Frances Browne) The Romance of a Christmas Card (Kate Douglas Wiggin) Wind in the Willows (Kenneth Grahame) The Wonderful Life - Story of the life and death of our Lord (Hesba Stretton) The Christmas Angel (A. Brown) Christmas at Thompson Hall (Anthony Trollope) Christmas Every Day (William Dean Howells) The Lost Word (Henry van Dyke) The Nutcracker and the Mouse King (E. T. A. Hoffmann) The Little Match Girl The Elves and the Shoemaker Mother Holle The Star Talers Snow-White The Christmas Hirelings The Blue Carbuncle An Exciting Christmas Eve The Spirit of Christmas…

The Nurse's Calling

By Mary Elizabeth O'Brien
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Paulist Press
  • Isbn : 9780809140091
  • Pages : 141
  • Category : Medical
  • Reads : 986
  • File Pdf: the-nurse-s-calling.pdf

Book Summary:

A veteran nurse researcher and educator provides a spiritual perspective on the professional nurse's vocation of caring. Grounding each chapter in Scripture, O'Brien explores the Christian nurse's call to love as Jesus loved: without discrimination, reserve and, sometimes, reward.

Extravagant Love

By Heather L. Smith
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : WestBow Press
  • Isbn : 1490824642
  • Pages :
  • Category : Religion
  • Reads : 463
  • File Pdf: extravagant-love.pdf

Book Summary:

You are deeply loved by God. You are very dear to Him. He absolutely adores you! You are His most precious creation. You are His beautiful child. You are His beloved.

A Cup of Comfort for Friends

By Colleen Sell
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Isbn : 1605503894
  • Pages : 336
  • Category : Self-Help
  • Reads : 150
  • File Pdf: a-cup-of-comfort-for-friends.pdf

Book Summary:

There are few things that should be cherished more than friendship. Lifelong friends can turn joyous occasions into priceless memories that last forever-and friends can provide much-needed comfort and support during the most troubling, difficult times. The stories in this remarkable collection celebrate the special bonds that only friends share. Written by people just like you, these true stories take you through all the wondrous experiences everyone can relate to-from powerful moments where a friend's mere appearance adds a sense of renewal-to acts of selfless generosity in which a friend comes to the rescue in the nick of time. Savor the warmth of A Cup of Comfort for Friends with the people who are nearest and dearest to you.

Big Book of Christmas Tales

By Louisa May Alcott,Mark Twain,O. Henry,Hans Christian Andersen,Harriet Beecher Stowe,Selma Lagerlöf,Elizabeth Harrison,Beatrix Potter,Susan Coolidge,Anthony Trollope,George MacDonald,Brothers Grimm,L. Frank Baum,Fyodor Dostoevsky,Leo Tolstoy,E. T. A. Hoffmann,Charles Dickens,Lucy Maud Montgomery,Thomas Hardy,Kate Douglas Wiggin,Booker T. Washington,Anton Chekhov,Armando Palacio Valdés,Alphonse Daudet,Benito Pérez Galdós,Marcel Prévost,Edgar Wallace,Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson,Guy de Maupassant,Saki,Elizabeth Gaskell,Frances Hodgson Burnett,Arthur Conan Doyle
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : e-artnow
  • Isbn : EAN:4057664561060
  • Pages : 5959
  • Category : Young Adult Fiction
  • Reads : 615
  • File Pdf: big-book-of-christmas-tales.pdf

Book Summary:

This meticulously edited collection of Christmas tales, short stories, myths and legends is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents: Louisa May Alcott: Merry Christmas A Christmas Dream and How It Came True Becky's Christmas Dream Kitty's Class Day Rosa's Tale Tilly's Christmas The Abbot's Ghost, or Maurice Treherne's Temptation What the Bell Saw and Said A Christmas Turkey, and How It Came The Little Red Purse A Country Christmas O. Henry: The Gift of the Magi Whistling Dick's Christmas Stocking Christmas by Injunction A Chaparral Christmas Gift Hans Christian Andersen: The Little Match Girl The Steadfast Tin Soldier The Snow Queen The Old House The Drop of Water The Happy Family The Story of a Mother The False Collar The Shadow The Old Street-lamp The Dream of Little Tuk The Naughty Boy The Two Neighboring Families The Darning-needle The Red Shoes Selma Lagerlöf: The Holy Night The Christmas Guest The Flight Into Egypt The Legend of the Christmas Rose Harriet Beecher Stowe: Betty's Bright Idea The First Christmas Of New England Deacon Pitkin's Farm Charles Dickens: A Christmas Carol The Chimes The Cricket on the Hearth The Battle of Life The Haunted Man A Christmas Tree What Christmas Is As We Grow Older The Poor Relation's Story The Child's Story The Schoolboy's Story Nobody's Story The Seven Poor Travellers The Holly-Tree The Wreck of the Golden Mary The Perils of Certain English Prisoners A House to Let The Haunted House A Message From the Sea Tom Tiddler's Ground Somebody's Luggage Mrs. Lirriper's Lodgings Mrs. Lirriper's Legacy Doctor Marigold's Prescriptions Mugby Junction No Thoroughfare Christmas at Fezziwig's Warehouse Thomas Nelson Page: Santa Claus's Partner A Captured Santa Claus Tommy Trots Visit to Santa Claus How the Captain made Christmas Anthony Trollope: Christmas at Thompson Hall Christmas Day at Kirkby Cottage The Mistletoe Bough Not if I Know It The Two Generals William Dean Howells: Christmas Every Day Turkeys Turning the Tables The Pony Engine and the Pacific Express The Pumpkin Glory…

The Greatest Christmas Novels, Stories, Carols & Legends (Illustrated Edition)

By Charles Dickens,O. Henry,Mark Twain,Beatrix Potter,Louisa May Alcott,William Shakespeare,Harriet Beecher Stowe,Emily Dickinson,Robert Louis Stevenson,Rudyard Kipling,Hans Christian Andersen,Selma Lagerlöf,Fyodor Dostoevsky,Martin Luther,Walter Scott,J. M. Barrie,Anthony Trollope,Brothers Grimm,L. Frank Baum,Lucy Maud Montgomery,George Macdonald,Leo Tolstoy,Henry Van Dyke,E. T. A. Hoffmann,Clement Moore,Henry Wadsworth Longfellow,William Wordsworth,Alfred Lord Tennyson,William Butler Yeats,Eleanor H. Porter,Jacob A. Riis,Susan Anne Livingston,Ridley Sedgwick,Sophie May,Lucas Malet,Juliana Horatia Ewing,Alice Hale Burnett,Ernest Ingersoll,Annie F. Johnston,Amanda M. Douglas,Amy Ella Blanchard,Carolyn Wells,Walter Crane,Thomas Nelson Page,Florence L. Barclay,A. S. Boyd,Booker T. Washington,Lucy Wheelock,Aunt Hede,Frederick E. Dewhurst,Maud Lindsay,Marjorie L. C. Pickthall
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : e-artnow
  • Isbn : EAN:4057664137999
  • Pages : 10532
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 773
  • File Pdf: the-greatest-christmas-novels-stories-carols-legends.pdf

Book Summary:

Musaicum Books presents to you a meticulously edited Christmas Classics collection. This ebook has been designed and formatted to the highest digital standards and adjusted for readability on all devices. Content: The First Christmas Of New England (Harriet Beecher Stowe) The Gift of the Magi (O. Henry) The Holy Night (Selma Lagerlöf) A Merry Christmas & Other Christmas Stories (Louisa May Alcott) A Letter from Santa Claus (Mark Twain) Silent Night The Night After Christmas The Child Born at Bethlehem The Adoration of the Shepherds The Visit of the Wise Men As Joseph Was A-Walking The Tale of Peter Rabbit (Beatrix Potter) Where Love Is, God Is (Leo Tolstoy) The Three Kings (Henry Wadsworth Longfellow) A Christmas Carol (Samuel Taylor Coleridge) Life and Adventures of Santa Claus (L. Frank Baum) Christmas At Sea (Robert Louis Stevenson) The Savior Must Have Been A Docile Gentleman (Emily Dickinson) The Heavenly Christmas Tree (Fyodor Dostoevsky) The Little City of Hope (F. Marion Crawford) Christmas in the Olden Time (Walter Scott) Christmas In India (Rudyard Kipling) A Christmas Carol (Charles Dickens) The Twelve Days of Christmas The Wonderful Wizard of OZ (L. Frank Baum) Ring Out, Wild Bells (Alfred Lord Tennyson) Little Lord Fauntleroy (Frances Hodgson Burnett) Black Beauty (Anna Sewell) The Christmas Child (Hesba Stretton) Granny's Wonderful Chair (Frances Browne) The Romance of a Christmas Card (Kate Douglas Wiggin) Wind in the Willows (Kenneth Grahame) The Wonderful Life - Story of the life and death of our Lord (Hesba Stretton) The Christmas Angel (A. Brown) Christmas at Thompson Hall (Anthony Trollope) Christmas Every Day (William Dean Howells) The Lost Word (Henry van Dyke) The Nutcracker and the Mouse King (E. T. A. Hoffmann) The Little Match Girl The Elves and the Shoemaker Mother Holle The Star Talers Snow-White…

Gentle and Lowly

By Dane C. Ortlund
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Crossway
  • Isbn : 1433566168
  • Pages : 224
  • Category : Religion
  • Reads : 769
  • File Pdf: gentle-and-lowly.pdf

Book Summary:

Christians know that God loves them, but can easily feel that he is perpetually disappointed and frustrated, maybe even close to giving up on them. As a result, they focus a lot—and rightly so—on what Jesus has done to appease God’s wrath for sin. But how does Jesus Christ actually feel about his people amid all their sins and failures? This book draws us to Matthew 11, where Jesus describes himself as “gentle and lowly in heart,” longing for his people to find rest in him. The gospel flows from God’s deepest heart for his people, a heart of tender love for the sinful and suffering. These chapters take readers into the depths of Christ’s very heart for sinners, diving deep into Bible passages that speak of who Christ is and encouraging readers with the affections of Christ for his people. His longing heart for sinners comforts and sustains readers in their up-and-down lives.

The Road

By Cormac McCarthy
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Isbn : 0307267458
  • Pages : 256
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 401
  • File Pdf: the-road.pdf

Book Summary:

NATIONAL BESTSELLER • WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE • A searing, post-apocalyptic novel about a father and son's fight to survive, this "tale of survival and the miracle of goodness only adds to McCarthy's stature as a living master. It's gripping, frightening and, ultimately, beautiful" (San Francisco Chronicle). A father and his son walk alone through burned America. Nothing moves in the ravaged landscape save the ash on the wind. It is cold enough to crack stones, and when the snow falls it is gray. The sky is dark. Their destination is the coast, although they don't know what, if anything, awaits them there. They have nothing; just a pistol to defend themselves against the lawless bands that stalk the road, the clothes they are wearing, a cart of scavenged food—and each other. The Road is the profoundly moving story of a journey. It boldly imagines a future in which no hope remains, but in which the father and his son, "each the other's world entire," are sustained by love. Awesome in the totality of its vision, it is an unflinching meditation on the worst and the best that we are capable of: ultimate destructiveness, desperate tenacity, and the tenderness that keeps two people alive in the face of total devastation.

Prayers for Hope and Healing

By Sarah Forgrave
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Harvest House Publishers
  • Isbn : 0736971521
  • Pages : 160
  • Category : Religion
  • Reads : 823
  • File Pdf: prayers-for-hope-and-healing.pdf

Book Summary:

Amid Pain and Weakness...There Is HOPE Serious or chronic medical issues bring a litany of painful and confusing feelings that only someone else who's been in a similar situation could possibly understand. Sarah Forgrave has walked the difficult road you find yourself on. And she empathizes with the uncertain future you face. No matter the road ahead, you don't have to face it alone. Even in the depths of your worst emotional and physical pain, God is right there beside you, offering His comfort, love, and peace. As you read these heartfelt prayers and devotions, let this book be your manual to help navigate the difficult set of emotions that come with health issues. Read it front to back or go directly to the devotion addressing how you feel at any given moment...when you need it the most. Above all, know that you are never, ever alone.

True Stories about Teachers

By Colleen Sell
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Isbn : 1440538301
  • Pages : 100
  • Category : Education
  • Reads : 103
  • File Pdf: true-stories-about-teachers.pdf

Book Summary:

Virtually everyone can recall a special teacher, coach, or mentor who opened his or her eyes to a new outlook on life. Teachers guide us to read, write, imagine, explore, and understand; they teach us to count, and they teach us what counts in life. Teachers touch millions of young lives every day with their dedication, passion, and generosity. The three stories in True Stories about Teachers offer you a way to repay our devoted educators.

A Christmas Carol

By Charles Dickens
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Isbn : 1448155398
  • Pages : 160
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
  • Reads : 988
  • File Pdf: a-christmas-carol.pdf

Book Summary:

Curl up with ultimate beloved Christmas classic! 'Bah! Humbug!' Mr Scrooge is a squeezing, wrenching, grasping, scraping, clutching, miserable old man. Nobody stops him in the street to say a cheery hello; nobody would dare ask him for a favour. And I hope you'd never be so foolish as to wish him a 'Merry Christmas'! Scrooge doesn't believe in Christmas, charity, kindness - or ghosts. But one cold Christmas Eve, Scrooge receives some unusual visitors who show him just how very mistaken he's been... BACKSTORY: Learn all about how the author Charles Dickens invented Christmas!

The Glass Castle

By Jeannette Walls
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Isbn : 1416550607
  • Pages : 304
  • Category : Biography & Autobiography
  • Reads : 180
  • File Pdf: the-glass-castle.pdf

Book Summary:

Now a major motion picture from Lionsgate starring Brie Larson, Woody Harrelson, and Naomi Watts. MORE THAN SEVEN YEARS ON THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER LIST The perennially bestselling, extraordinary, one-of-a-kind, “nothing short of spectacular” (Entertainment Weekly) memoir from one of the world’s most gifted storytellers. The Glass Castle is a remarkable memoir of resilience and redemption, and a revelatory look into a family at once deeply dysfunctional and uniquely vibrant. When sober, Jeannette’s brilliant and charismatic father captured his children’s imagination, teaching them physics, geology, and how to embrace life fearlessly. But when he drank, he was dishonest and destructive. Her mother was a free spirit who abhorred the idea of domesticity and didn’t want the responsibility of raising a family. The Walls children learned to take care of themselves. They fed, clothed, and protected one another, and eventually found their way to New York. Their parents followed them, choosing to be homeless even as their children prospered. The Glass Castle is truly astonishing—a memoir permeated by the intense love of a peculiar but loyal family.

Answered Prayers

By Truman Capote
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Isbn : 0345803043
  • Pages : 208
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 631
  • File Pdf: answered-prayers.pdf

Book Summary:

Although Truman Capote's last novel was unfinished at the time of his death, its surviving portions offer a devastating group portrait of the high and low society of his time. "Prose that makes the heart sing and the narrative fly." —The New York Times Book Review Tracing the career of a writer of uncertain parentage and omnivorous erotic tastes, Answered Prayers careens from a louche bar in Tangiers to a banquette at La Côte Basque, from literary salons to high-priced whorehouses. It takes in calculating beauties and sadistic husbands along with such real-life supporting characters as Colette, the Duchess of Windsor, Montgomery Clift, and Tallulah Bankhead. Above all, this malevolently finny book displays Capote at his most relentlessly observant and murderously witty.

The Children's Book

By A. S. Byatt
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Vintage Canada
  • Isbn : 0307373835
  • Pages : 624
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 601
  • File Pdf: the-children-s-book.pdf

Book Summary:

From the renowned author of Possession, The Children’s Book is the absorbing story of the close of what has been called the Edwardian summer: the deceptively languid, blissful period that ended with the cataclysmic destruction of World War I. In this compelling novel, A.S. Byatt summons up a whole era, revealing that beneath its golden surface lay tensions that would explode into war, revolution and unbelievable change — for the generation that came of age before 1914 and, most of all, for their children. The novel centres around Olive Wellwood, a fairy tale writer, and her circle, which includes the brilliant, erratic craftsman Benedict Fludd and his apprentice Phillip Warren, a runaway from the poverty of the Potteries; Prosper Cain, the soldier who directs what will become the Victoria and Albert Museum; Olive’s brother-in-law Basil Wellwood, an officer of the Bank of England; and many others from every layer of society. A.S. Byatt traces their lives in intimate detail and moves between generations, following the children who must choose whether to follow the roles expected of them or stand up to their parents’ “porcelain socialism.” Olive’s daughter Dorothy wishes to become a doctor, while her other daughter, Hedda, wants to fight for votes for women. Her son Tom, sent to an upper-class school, wants nothing more than to spend time in the woods, tracking birds and foxes. Her nephew Charles becomes embroiled with German-influenced revolutionaries. Their portraits connect the political issues at the heart of nascent feminism and socialism with grave personal dilemmas, interlacing until The Children’s Book becomes a perfect depiction of an entire world. Olive is a fairy tale writer in the era of Peter Pan and Kenneth Grahame’s The Wind In the Willows, not long after Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. At a time when children in England suffered deprivation by the millions, the concept of childhood was being refined and elaborated in ways that still influence us today. For each of her children, Olive writes a special, private book, bound in a different colour and placed on a shelf; when these same children are ferried off into the unremitting destruction of the Great War, the reader is left to wonder who the real children in this novel are. The Children’s Book is an astonishing novel. It is an historical feat that brings to life an era that helped shape our own as well as a gripping, personal novel about parents and children, life’s most painful struggles and its richest pleasures. No other writer could have imagined it or created it.

Traveling Mercies

By Anne Lamott
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Anchor
  • Isbn : 0375409173
  • Pages : 288
  • Category : Religion
  • Reads : 315
  • File Pdf: traveling-mercies.pdf

Book Summary:

Anne Lamott claims the two best prayers she knows are: "Help me, help me, help me" and "Thank you, thank you, thank you." She has a friend whose morning prayer each day is "Whatever," and whose evening prayer is "Oh, well." Anne thinks of Jesus as "Casper the friendly savior" and describes God as "one crafty mother." Despite--or because of--her irreverence, faith is a natural subject for Anne Lamott. Since Operating Instructions and Bird by Bird, her fans have been waiting for her to write the book that explained how she came to the big-hearted, grateful, generous faith that she so often alluded to in her two earlier nonfiction books. The people in Anne Lamott's real life are like beloved characters in a favorite series for her readers--her friend Pammy, her son, Sam, and the many funny and wise folks who attend her church are all familiar. And Traveling Mercies is a welcome return to those lives, as well as an introduction to new companions Lamott treats with the same candor, insight, and tenderness. Lamott's faith isn't about easy answers, which is part of what endears her to believers as well as nonbelievers. Against all odds, she came to believe in God and then, even more miraculously, in herself. As she puts it, "My coming to faith did not start with a leap but rather a series of staggers." At once tough, personal, affectionate, wise, and very funny, Traveling Mercies tells in exuberant detail how Anne Lamott learned to shine the light of faith on the darkest part of ordinary life, exposing surprising pockets of meaning and hope.

Classics for Christmas

By Various Authors,Louisa May Alcott,O. Henry,Mark Twain,Beatrix Potter,Charles Dickens,Emily Dickinson,Hans Christian Andersen,Fyodor Dostoevsky,Martin Luther,J. M. Barrie,Anthony Trollope,Brothers Grimm,L. Frank Baum,Lucy Maud Montgomery,George Macdonald,Leo Tolstoy,Henry Van Dyke,E. T. A. Hoffmann,Henry Wadsworth Longfellow,William Wordsworth,Alfred Lord Tennyson,William Butler Yeats,Max Brand,Rudyard Kipling,William Shakespeare
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : e-artnow
  • Isbn : EAN:4066338119612
  • Pages : 10539
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 833
  • File Pdf: classics-for-christmas.pdf

Book Summary:

e-artnow presents to you the ultimate Christmas collection with the greatest classics in one meticulously edited ebook for all those who want to keep the spirit of Christmas alive with a heartwarming tale or verse. We have selected the greatest Christmas novels, short stories, fairy tales, legends, carols and poetry dedicated to this most beloved holiday. _x000D_ Content:_x000D_ The Gift of the Magi (O. Henry)_x000D_ The Holy Night (Selma Lagerlöf)_x000D_ A Merry Christmas & Other Christmas Stories (Louisa May Alcott)_x000D_ A Letter from Santa Claus (Mark Twain)_x000D_ Silent Night_x000D_ The Night After Christmas_x000D_ The Child Born at Bethlehem_x000D_ The Adoration of the Shepherds_x000D_ The Visit of the Wise Men_x000D_ As Joseph Was A-Walking_x000D_ The Tale of Peter Rabbit (Beatrix Potter)_x000D_ Where Love Is, God Is (Leo Tolstoy)_x000D_ The Three Kings (Henry Wadsworth Longfellow)_x000D_ A Christmas Carol (Samuel Taylor Coleridge)_x000D_ Life and Adventures of Santa Claus (L. Frank Baum)_x000D_ Christmas At Sea (Robert Louis Stevenson)_x000D_ The Savior Must Have Been A Docile Gentleman (Emily Dickinson)_x000D_ The Heavenly Christmas Tree (Fyodor Dostoevsky)_x000D_ The Little City of Hope (F. Marion Crawford)_x000D_ The First Christmas Of New England (Harriet Beecher Stowe)_x000D_ Christmas in the Olden Time (Walter Scott)_x000D_ Christmas In India (Rudyard Kipling)_x000D_ A Christmas Carol (Charles Dickens)_x000D_ The Twelve Days of Christmas_x000D_ The Wonderful Wizard of OZ (L. Frank Baum)_x000D_ Ring Out, Wild Bells (Alfred Lord Tennyson)_x000D_ Little Lord Fauntleroy (Frances Hodgson Burnett)_x000D_ Black Beauty (Anna Sewell)_x000D_ The Christmas Child (Hesba Stretton)_x000D_ Granny's Wonderful Chair (Frances Browne)_x000D_ The Romance of a Christmas Card (Kate Douglas Wiggin)_x000D_ Wind in the Willows (Kenneth Grahame)_x000D_ The Wonderful Life - Story of the life and death of our Lord (Hesba Stretton)_x000D_ The Christmas Angel (A. Brown)_x000D_ Christmas at Thompson Hall (Anthony Trollope)_x000D_ Christmas Every Day (William Dean Howells)_x000D_ The Lost Word (Henry van Dyke)_x000D_ The Nutcracker and the Mouse King (E. T. A. Hoffmann)_x000D_ The Little Match Girl_x000D_ The Elves and the Shoemaker_x000D_ Mother Holle_x000D_ The Star Talers_x000D_ Snow-White…