With today being the 13th day for “Light the World” why not give a book to someone you admire. While the gift of time and service is perhaps the best, books have to be the next best thing to give.
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Christmas is often a jumble of reality and fantasy. Two very different novels that would make great Christmas gifts for the readers on your list present this same contrast between what is real, what is not, and the importance of hope.
Christmas is a time to remember the Christ Child and to read his sweet story in St. Luke. It's also a time for families to draw closer, to share moments of peace and love. One way to build the Christmas spirit and to strengthen family bonds is to read together. Each year I compile brief reviews of as many new books as possible. There's sure to be a new favorite somewhere in this year's collection.
Two excellent Historical novels take us across the pond to England and Wales. Award worthy "The Heart of the Rebellion" by Sian Ann Bessey takes us back in time to 1400. "An Oxford Murder" by G.G. Vandagriff revisits the so called "Golden Era" of almost a hundred years ago at the famous Oxford University in England.
With Daylight Savings Time ending this weekend there will be darkness earlier in the evening inviting more reading. These picture books, geared for ages three through seven, are wonderful stories to help lull youngsters to sleep.