Pulling the Christmas books back out is like being reunited with long lost friends. We always have a mound of picture books, a hymn we're memorizing and a couple of Christmas chapter books we read during the month. (This year we re-read Tree for Peter by Kate Seredy and we're going to do This Way to Christmas by Ruth Sawyer next week). We also are reading about Christmas traditions around the world. What a joyous time to gather fireside to savor the richness of the season.