Our church library has a number of books for all ages about the birth of Jesus and the Christmas season. Below are some of them. There are also books about Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, and winter (snowflakes, and animal tracks in the snow, oh my!).

Checkout is for three weeks. Then please return the item to the return bin just inside the door within that time frame.


Julie Mall


For Children:

B is for Bethlehem: A Christmas Alphabet by Isabel Wilner.

Christmas Menorahs: How a Town Fought Hate by Janice Cohn (a true story).

Mary, the Mother of Jesus by Tomie de Paola.

My Very Own Christmas: Book of Cooking and Crafts by Robin West (daughter of    St. Luker, Walt West).

The Nativity by Julie Vivas.

Uncle Vova’s Tree and The Trees of Dancing Goats by Patricia Polacco.


For Teens and Adults:

A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens.

The Best Christmas Pageant Ever and Unplug the Christmas Machine by Jo Robinson.

Blessed One: Protestant Perspectives on Mary edited by Beverly Roberts Gaventa.

Born of a Woman: A Bishop Rethinks the Virgin Birth by John Shelby Spong.

Cup of Christmas Tea by Tom Hegg.

The First Christmas: What the Gospels Really Teach about Jesus’s Birth by Marcus
            Borg and John D. Crossan.

Honest to Jesus by Robert Funk.

Kneeling in Bethlehem by Ann Weems.

Mary: Glimpses of the Mother of Jesus by Beverly Roberts Gaventa.

Meeting Jesus Again for the First Time by Marcus Borg.

Night Visions: Searching the Shadows of Advent and Christmas by Jan Richardson.

Simplify and Celebrate by Alternatives.

Who Is Jesus? by John Dominic Crossan.