Christmas in Legend and Story

by Elva S. Smith and Alice I. Hazeltine

Description:  An exceptional collection of Christmas stories, legends, and poems, that have distinct literary merit, a spirit of reverence, and an appeal for children. Chosen from a wide variety of sources by a pair of children's librarians, the stories represent the work of many writers. The selections are arranged chronologically, beginning with the birth of the Christ Child.

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Ages:  8-12
Length:  227 pages
Format:  Paperback, Ebook
Illustrations: Black and white 
Year published:  2009
ISBN:  978-1-59915-387-2
Genres:  Faith, Christmas Stories

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Table of Contents

1. "The Gracious Time" 
2. The Adoration of the Shepherds 
3. The Child Born at Bethlehem 
4. As Joseph Was A-Walking 
5. The Peaceful Night 
6. The Christmas Silence 
7. Neighbors of the Christ Night 
8. Christmas Carol 
9. A Christmas Hymn 
10. The Song of a Shepherd-Boy at Bethlehem 
11. The First Christmas Roses 
12. The Little Gray Lamb 
13. The Holy Night 
14. The Star Bearer 
15. The Visit of the Wise Men 
16. The Three Kings 
17. The Three Holy Kings 
18. The Three Kings of Cologne 
19. Babouscka 
20. The Flight into Egypt 

21. The Haughty Aspen 

22. The Little Mud-Sparrows
23. The Children of the Wind and the Clan of Peace 
24. The Child Jesus in the Garden 
25. The Mystic Thorn 
26. The Blooming of the White Thorn 
27. Legend of St. Christopher 
28. St. Christopher of the Gael 
29. The Cross of the Dumb 
30. The Christmas Song of Caedmon 
31. Good King Wenceslas 
32. The Christmas at Greccio: A Story of St. Francis 
33. The Sin of the Prince Bishop 
34. Earl Sigurd's Christmas Eve 
35. A Christmas Legend 
36. The Legend of the Christmas Rose 
37. Felix 
38. The Sabot of Little Wolff 
39. The Little Friend 
40. Where Love Is, There God Is Also

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