Great Children’s Christmas Books and Apps

1. The Polar Express by Chris Van Allsburg                          Polar Expres

Watch Polar Express online:

The Polar Express read by Lou Diamond Phillips @ 

along with related activities & download activity guide

“The Polar Express” captures holiday spirit so well in amazing illustrations and simply story. Kids love this story and will read it year after year. I recommend reading this book at home and just taking the story for what it is.

2. “A Charlie Brown Christmas” by Schulz

Charlie Brown books are greatly appreciated by older grades, especially 4 and up.

3. “I Want A Dog For Christmas Charlie Brown” by Charles Schulz will make everyone laugh.

4. Mr. Men Little Mis Christmas Box Set –  by Roger Hargreaves –       Mr. Men series

This set is a perfect present even before Christmas. Great for kids grades K-2

5. “The Night Before The Night Before Christmas” by Natasha Wing

Full of rhyme, great for grades K-4. This books build fluency and captures attention.

6. How The Grinch Stole Christmas” by Dr. Seuss

Kids love Grinch! But if you are a teacher and want to do a lesson plan for grade 4 on Dr. Seuss, just let it be. Enjoy the story.

7. “Olive, the Other Reindeer” by Vivian Walsh                      The Night Before the Night Before Christmas

Olive is adorable. Great read for grades K-2.

Holiday Apps perfect for traveling and long car rides:  

charlie brown app“Charlie Brown Christmas” – A great app @
“How the Grinch Stole Christmas” app @!/id343766429?mt=8

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