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Resources for the holiday/semester break

Take Care of Yourself While You're Caring for Others

NORAD Santa Tracker

NORAD Tracks Santa is an annual Christmas-themed program in which North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) tracks Santa Claus, who leaves the North Pole to travel around the world on his mission to deliver presents to children every year on Christmas Eve.



Holiday Books

How to Spell Chanukah : 18 Writers on 8 Nights of Lights
Owl be Home for Christmas
Bear Town by Fredrik Backman
Christmas in Winter Hill
The Christmas Box
The shining / Stephen King
We are What we Celebrate : Understanding Holidays and Rituals
Christmas Shopaholic
Little Women by Louisa Alcott
Christmas Cupcake Murder
The priory of the orange tree / Samantha Shannon
A Christmas Carol Murder

Children's Holiday Books & Movies

Hanukkah Bear
The mitten : a Ukrainian folktale / adapted and illustrated by Jan Brett
Mickey's Christmas carol / produced and directed by Burny Mattinson ; written by Burny Mattinson, Tony Marino
Seven candles for Kwanzaa / by Andrea Davis Pinkney ; pictures by Brian Pinkney
Llama Llama Holiday Drama
How the Grinch Stole Christmas
Dear Santa, Love Rachel Rosenstein / by Amanda Peet and Andrea Troyer ; illustrated by Christine Davenier
Too many tamales / Gary Soto ; illustrated by Ed Martinez
Children's Book: Balloons over Broadway
13 days of Christmas
12 Days of Christmas
Queen of the Hanukkah dosas / Pamela Ehrenberg ; pictures by Anjan Sarkar
Kids count from one to ten as they learn about the history, symbols, and customs of Christmas
Together for Kwanzaa / by Juwanda G. Ford ; illustrated by Shelly Hehenberger
All-of-a-kind family Hanukkah / based on the classic books by Sydney Taylor ; written by Emily Jenkins ; illustrated by Paul O. Zelinsky
The Snowy Day