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A family Christmas, selected and introduced by Caroline Kennedy ; illustrated by Jon H. Muth and Laura Hartman Maestro

Label
A family Christmas
Title
A family Christmas
Statement of responsibility
selected and introduced by Caroline Kennedy ; illustrated by Jon H. Muth and Laura Hartman Maestro
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Presents a collection of favorite holiday stories and excerpts including "The night before Christmas," by Clement C. Moore; "Little Tree," by e.e. cummings; and "A Christmas carol," by Charles Dickens
Cataloging source
YDXCP
Dewey number
808.8/0334
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PN6071.C6
LC item number
F36 2007
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1957-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Kennedy, Caroline
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Christmas
Label
A family Christmas, selected and introduced by Caroline Kennedy ; illustrated by Jon H. Muth and Laura Hartman Maestro
Instantiates
Publication
Contents
  • Edwin Arlington Robinson
  • Letter to Fred Allen
  • Groucho Marx
  • Relative pronouns
  • E. B. White
  • Keeping Christmas
  • Henry van Dyke
  • White Christmas
  • Irving Berlin
  • Deck the halls
  • We need a little Christmas
  • (Welsh traditional carol)
  • Under the mistletoe
  • Countee Cullen
  • Messiah (Christmas portions)
  • Mark Doty
  • Little tree
  • E. E. Cummings
  • The Christmas tree
  • Emma Lazarus
  • Christmas trees: a Christmas circular letter
  • Jerry Herman
  • Robert Frost
  • A Christmas tree
  • Piri Thomas
  • Christmas party at the South Danbury Church
  • Donald Hall
  • The loudest voice
  • Grace Paley
  • Peace and goodwill to managers
  • George Bernard Shaw
  • The old scout: the season of letter-perfect families
  • Letter to Santa, & Introduction
  • Garrison Keillor
  • The computer's first Christmas card
  • Edwin Morgan
  • Lunch v. Donnelly, 465 U.S. 668
  • (1984)
  • The holly and the ivy
  • (English traditional carol) --
  • Caroline Kennedy
  • The gracious time (from Hamlet)
  • William Shakespeare
  • Psalm 8
  • Credo
  • Letter from Santa Claus
  • Mark Twain
  • Santa's stocking
  • Katharine Lee Bates
  • Mr. Edwards Meets Santa Claus (from Little House on the Prairie)
  • Laura Ingalls Wilder
  • A Chaparral Christmas gift
  • O. Henry
  • Santa Claus
  • Sonny Boy Williamson
  • Santa Claus is comin' to town
  • Saint Nicholas
  • Marianne Moore
  • Saint Nicholas (from The Christmas encyclopedia)
  • William D. Crump
  • Six to eight black men
  • David Sedaris
  • Santaland 2006 (from Santa guide for the Macy's Santa)
  • Children of the world v. Santa Claus
  • Andrew J. McClurg
  • The deadweight loss of Christmas (from American Economic Review)
  • Haven Gillespie and J. Fred Coots
  • Joel Waldfogel
  • NORAD Tracks Santa (online tracking; also send Santa an email)
  • www.noradsanta.org
  • Father Christmas executed
  • Claude Levi-Strauss
  • Christmas in Hollis
  • Run-D.M.C. --
  • A visit from St. Nicholas
  • Clement Clarke Moore
  • Is there a Santa Claus? ("Yes, Virginia")
  • Francis P. Church
  • Letter to Michelle Rochon
  • John F. Kennedy
  • Elizabeth Coatsworth
  • Presepio
  • Joseph Brodsky
  • The puppy who wanted a boy
  • Jane Thayer
  • Christmas superstitions (from Christmas in the mountains)
  • Hubert J. Davis
  • Christmas Eve, Nochebuena
  • Cesar Vallejo
  • Carol of the birds, El cant dels ocells
  • Away in a manger
  • (Old Spanish carol from Catalonia)
  • Silent Night
  • Joseph Mohr & Franz Gruber
  • Joy to the world
  • Isaac Watts & G. F. Handel
  • Christmas sparrow
  • Billy Collins
  • Christmas Day in the morning
  • Pearl S. Buck
  • Christmas Day at sea
  • William James Kirkpatrick
  • Joseph Conrad
  • Christmas
  • Vladimir Nabokov
  • A Christmas memory
  • Truman Capote
  • Blond
  • Natasha Trethewey
  • All I want for Christmas is you
  • Mariah Carey & Walter Afanasieff
  • Hark! The herald angels sing
  • Isaiah 9:2-6
  • Charles Wesley, George Whitefield & Martin Madan, and Felix Mendelssohn
  • Peace
  • Henry Vaughan
  • Letter to John Hancock
  • George Washington
  • Christmas bells
  • Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  • The Christmas truce, World War I (from The London Times)
  • Letter to Tommy, World War II
  • Lt. Col. Ralph Noonan
  • Luke 2: 1-20
  • Telegram to the U.S. Ambassador, Moscow
  • W. Averell Harriman
  • A Christmas sermon on peace
  • Martin Luther King, Jr.
  • Christmas e-mails from Iraq
  • Capt. Trent Weston & Sgt. Mike Mira
  • Happy Xmas (war is over)
  • John Lennon & Yoko Ono --
  • Pedida da la posada : asking for lodging
  • The stable
  • Gabriela Mistral
  • The barn
  • Christmas laughter
  • Nikki Giovanni
  • Penalty for keeping Christmas
  • Grace defended
  • Cotton Mather
  • From Martha Washington's kitchen
  • Incidents in the life of a slave girl
  • Harriet A. Jacobs
  • Christmas in the olden time
  • Sir Walter Scott
  • We wish you a Merry Christmas
  • The second of the three spirits (from A Christmas carol)
  • Charles Dickens
  • Salvation Army's bounty (from the New York Times)
  • Christmas every day
  • William Dean Howells
  • Christmas in the tenements
  • Theodore Dreiser
  • Un poquito de tu amor
  • Sandra Cisneros
  • Here we come a-wassaling
  • (Traditional)
  • O come all ye faithful
  • Frederick Oakeley & William Thomas Brooke and John Francis Wade
  • Matthew 2:1-12
  • The oxen
  • Thomas Hardy
  • A Christmas carol
  • Christina Rossetti
  • Carol of the Brown King
  • Langston Hughes
  • Christmas morning
  • All you that to feasting and mirth are inclined
  • Elizabeth Madox Roberts
  • The gift of the Magi
  • O. Henry
  • The real gifts parents can give to children
  • Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy
  • Dreams of a black Christmas
  • Gwendolyn Brooks
  • Christmas
  • St. Augustine
  • The first Nowell
  • (Anonymous English Medieval)
  • Winter wonderland
  • Richard B. Smith and Felix Bernard
  • All's Noël that ends Noël
  • Ogden Nash
  • Christ climbed down
  • Lawrence Ferlinghetti
  • Remembrance is sufficient
  • W. H. Auden
  • Blow, blow, thou winter wind (from As you like it)
  • William Shakespeare
  • "Amos 'n' Andy" Christmas show fails test of time (from The New York Times)
  • Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
  • Christmas in Qatar
  • Calvin Trillin
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xviii, 332 p.
Isbn
9781401322274
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn153579622
  • (OCoLC)153579622
  • 1079502
Label
A family Christmas, selected and introduced by Caroline Kennedy ; illustrated by Jon H. Muth and Laura Hartman Maestro
Publication
Contents
  • Edwin Arlington Robinson
  • Letter to Fred Allen
  • Groucho Marx
  • Relative pronouns
  • E. B. White
  • Keeping Christmas
  • Henry van Dyke
  • White Christmas
  • Irving Berlin
  • Deck the halls
  • We need a little Christmas
  • (Welsh traditional carol)
  • Under the mistletoe
  • Countee Cullen
  • Messiah (Christmas portions)
  • Mark Doty
  • Little tree
  • E. E. Cummings
  • The Christmas tree
  • Emma Lazarus
  • Christmas trees: a Christmas circular letter
  • Jerry Herman
  • Robert Frost
  • A Christmas tree
  • Piri Thomas
  • Christmas party at the South Danbury Church
  • Donald Hall
  • The loudest voice
  • Grace Paley
  • Peace and goodwill to managers
  • George Bernard Shaw
  • The old scout: the season of letter-perfect families
  • Letter to Santa, & Introduction
  • Garrison Keillor
  • The computer's first Christmas card
  • Edwin Morgan
  • Lunch v. Donnelly, 465 U.S. 668
  • (1984)
  • The holly and the ivy
  • (English traditional carol) --
  • Caroline Kennedy
  • The gracious time (from Hamlet)
  • William Shakespeare
  • Psalm 8
  • Credo
  • Letter from Santa Claus
  • Mark Twain
  • Santa's stocking
  • Katharine Lee Bates
  • Mr. Edwards Meets Santa Claus (from Little House on the Prairie)
  • Laura Ingalls Wilder
  • A Chaparral Christmas gift
  • O. Henry
  • Santa Claus
  • Sonny Boy Williamson
  • Santa Claus is comin' to town
  • Saint Nicholas
  • Marianne Moore
  • Saint Nicholas (from The Christmas encyclopedia)
  • William D. Crump
  • Six to eight black men
  • David Sedaris
  • Santaland 2006 (from Santa guide for the Macy's Santa)
  • Children of the world v. Santa Claus
  • Andrew J. McClurg
  • The deadweight loss of Christmas (from American Economic Review)
  • Haven Gillespie and J. Fred Coots
  • Joel Waldfogel
  • NORAD Tracks Santa (online tracking; also send Santa an email)
  • www.noradsanta.org
  • Father Christmas executed
  • Claude Levi-Strauss
  • Christmas in Hollis
  • Run-D.M.C. --
  • A visit from St. Nicholas
  • Clement Clarke Moore
  • Is there a Santa Claus? ("Yes, Virginia")
  • Francis P. Church
  • Letter to Michelle Rochon
  • John F. Kennedy
  • Elizabeth Coatsworth
  • Presepio
  • Joseph Brodsky
  • The puppy who wanted a boy
  • Jane Thayer
  • Christmas superstitions (from Christmas in the mountains)
  • Hubert J. Davis
  • Christmas Eve, Nochebuena
  • Cesar Vallejo
  • Carol of the birds, El cant dels ocells
  • Away in a manger
  • (Old Spanish carol from Catalonia)
  • Silent Night
  • Joseph Mohr & Franz Gruber
  • Joy to the world
  • Isaac Watts & G. F. Handel
  • Christmas sparrow
  • Billy Collins
  • Christmas Day in the morning
  • Pearl S. Buck
  • Christmas Day at sea
  • William James Kirkpatrick
  • Joseph Conrad
  • Christmas
  • Vladimir Nabokov
  • A Christmas memory
  • Truman Capote
  • Blond
  • Natasha Trethewey
  • All I want for Christmas is you
  • Mariah Carey & Walter Afanasieff
  • Hark! The herald angels sing
  • Isaiah 9:2-6
  • Charles Wesley, George Whitefield & Martin Madan, and Felix Mendelssohn
  • Peace
  • Henry Vaughan
  • Letter to John Hancock
  • George Washington
  • Christmas bells
  • Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  • The Christmas truce, World War I (from The London Times)
  • Letter to Tommy, World War II
  • Lt. Col. Ralph Noonan
  • Luke 2: 1-20
  • Telegram to the U.S. Ambassador, Moscow
  • W. Averell Harriman
  • A Christmas sermon on peace
  • Martin Luther King, Jr.
  • Christmas e-mails from Iraq
  • Capt. Trent Weston & Sgt. Mike Mira
  • Happy Xmas (war is over)
  • John Lennon & Yoko Ono --
  • Pedida da la posada : asking for lodging
  • The stable
  • Gabriela Mistral
  • The barn
  • Christmas laughter
  • Nikki Giovanni
  • Penalty for keeping Christmas
  • Grace defended
  • Cotton Mather
  • From Martha Washington's kitchen
  • Incidents in the life of a slave girl
  • Harriet A. Jacobs
  • Christmas in the olden time
  • Sir Walter Scott
  • We wish you a Merry Christmas
  • The second of the three spirits (from A Christmas carol)
  • Charles Dickens
  • Salvation Army's bounty (from the New York Times)
  • Christmas every day
  • William Dean Howells
  • Christmas in the tenements
  • Theodore Dreiser
  • Un poquito de tu amor
  • Sandra Cisneros
  • Here we come a-wassaling
  • (Traditional)
  • O come all ye faithful
  • Frederick Oakeley & William Thomas Brooke and John Francis Wade
  • Matthew 2:1-12
  • The oxen
  • Thomas Hardy
  • A Christmas carol
  • Christina Rossetti
  • Carol of the Brown King
  • Langston Hughes
  • Christmas morning
  • All you that to feasting and mirth are inclined
  • Elizabeth Madox Roberts
  • The gift of the Magi
  • O. Henry
  • The real gifts parents can give to children
  • Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy
  • Dreams of a black Christmas
  • Gwendolyn Brooks
  • Christmas
  • St. Augustine
  • The first Nowell
  • (Anonymous English Medieval)
  • Winter wonderland
  • Richard B. Smith and Felix Bernard
  • All's Noël that ends Noël
  • Ogden Nash
  • Christ climbed down
  • Lawrence Ferlinghetti
  • Remembrance is sufficient
  • W. H. Auden
  • Blow, blow, thou winter wind (from As you like it)
  • William Shakespeare
  • "Amos 'n' Andy" Christmas show fails test of time (from The New York Times)
  • Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
  • Christmas in Qatar
  • Calvin Trillin
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xviii, 332 p.
Isbn
9781401322274
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn153579622
  • (OCoLC)153579622
  • 1079502

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