Read This Next – Holiday Family Story Time

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TBPL staff love sharing their favourite books with Thunder Bay. This year, we are doing it in a different way! Staff shared their picks with Laura and Nicole and then some chose to record videos. Find these on our YouTube channel, and don’t forget to comment and let us know what your favourite is!

Notes from the final 2020 edition of Read This Next. Watch this and past episodes on the TBPL Facebook page or YouTube channel.

Visit our online catalogue to place holds on these titles. Not sure how to place holds? Visit this Guide for details.

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Staff Favourites

50 Below Zero by Robert Munsch

A Porcupine in a Pine Tree: a Canadian 12 Days of Christmas by Helaine Becker and Werner Zimmermann

A World of Cookies for Santa: Follow Santa’s Tasty Trip Around the World by M. E. Furman and Susan Gal

Clifford Celebrates Hanukkah by Norman Bridwell

Dinosaur Christmas by Jerry Pallotta and Howard McWilliam

Father Christmas Heard a Fart by Olaf Falafel

I Got the Christmas Spirit by Connie Schofield-Morrison and Frank Morrison

If You Ever Want to Bring a Pirate to Meet Santa, Don’t! By Elise Parsley

Little Blue Truck’s Christmas by Alice Schertle and Jill McElmurry

Santa Claus and the Three Bears by Maria Modugno and Jane Dyer and Brooke Dyer

Santa Claus: The World’s Number One Toy Expert by Marla Frazee

Santa’s Sleigh is on Its Way to Canada: A Christmas Adventure by Eric James & Robert Dunn

Seven Spools of Thread: a Kwanzaa Story by Angela Shelf Medearis and Daniel Minter

The Day Santa Stopped Believing in Harold by Maureen Fergus and Cale Atkinson

The Eight Nights of Chanukah by Leslea Newman and Elivia Savadier

The Jolly Christmas Postman by Janet and Allan Ahlberg

The Not Very Merry Pout-Pout Fish by Deborah Diesen and Dan Hanna

The Twelve Days of Christmas illustrated by LeUyen Pham

Turkey Claus by Wendi Silvano and Lee Harper

When Santa Was a Baby by Linda Bailey and Genevieve Godbout

Who’ll Pull Santa’s Sleigh Tonight? by Laura Rader

Adult & YA Christmas Titles

Pride and Prejudice and Mistletoe by Melissa de la Cruz

Let It Snow by John Green, Lauren Myracle and Maureen Johnson 


Book descriptions via & NoveList

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