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Christmas or Christmas Day is an annual holiday characterized chiefly as a time for getting together with one's family (quality family time), spreading goodwill, feasting, and exchanging presents. Although many of the traditions of Christmas, e.g. the Christmas tree, go back to pre-Christian times, common knowledge holds that it marks the birth of Jesus of Nazareth. Christmas combines the celebration… (more)

 

A Christmas Carol

by Charles Dickens

In his "Ghostly little book," Charles Dickens invents the modern concept of Christmas Spirit and offers one of the world’s most adapted and imitated stories. We know Ebenezer Scrooge, Tiny Tim, and the Ghosts...

The Gift of the Magi

by O. Henry

Jim Dillingham Young and his wife Della are a young couple who are very much in love with each other, but can barely afford their one-room apartment opposite the elevated train due to their very bad economic...

A Christmas Sermon

by Robert Louis Stevenson

By the time this paper appears, I shall have been talking for twelve months; and it is thought I should take my leave in a formal and seasonable manner. Valedictory eloquence is rare, and death-bed sayings have...

The Battle of Life

by Charles Dickens

The Battle of Life: A Love Story is a novel by Charles Dickens, first published in 1846. It is the fourth of his five "Christmas Books", coming after The Cricket on the Hearth and followed by The Haunted Man....

The Abbot's Ghost, or Maurice Treherne's Temptation

by Louisa May Alcott

A christmas story from the writer of Little Women.

What Christmas Is as We Grow Older

The Haunted Man and the Ghost's Bargain

by Charles Dickens

Redlaw is a teacher of chemistry who often broods over wrongs done him and grief from his past.He is haunted by a spirit, who is not so much a ghost as Redlaw's phantom twin and is "an awful likeness of himself...with...

The Child's Story

The Schoolboy's Story

Life and Adventures of Santa Claus

The Cricket on the Hearth

by Charles Dickens

The Cricket on the Hearth is a novella by Charles Dickens, written in 1845. It is the third of Dickens' five Christmas books, the others being A Christmas Carol (1843), The Chimes (1844), The Battle of Life...

Nobody's Story

A Kidnapped Santa Claus

by Lyman Frank Baum

Santa Claus lives in the Laughing Valley, where stands the big, rambling castle in which his toys are manufactured. His workmen, selected from the ryls, knooks, pixies and fairies, live with him, and every one...

The Chimes

by Charles Dickens

The Chimes: A Goblin Story of Some Bells that Rang an Old Year Out and a New Year In, a short novel by Charles Dickens, was written and published in 1844, one year after A Christmas Carol. It is the second in...

Christmas, and Poems on Slavery for Christmas

by Thomas Hill

A set of Christmas and antislavery poems published by Thomas Hill (1818-1891) for the Boston antislavery fair. Digitized by the Antislavery Literature Project.

A Christmas Tree

A Reversible Santa Claus

by Meredith Nicholson

A humorous and exciting story of a burglar who reformed on Christmas Eve and returned the things he had stolen, told in Mr. Nicholson's best vein.

The Weapons of Mystery

Old Christmas

by Washington Irving

A collection of essays about Christmas.

The Poor Relation's Story

Christmas

Christmas Banquet

The Story of a Nodding Donkey

by Laura Lee Hope

From the "Make Believe Stories": The Nodding Donkey dated his birth from the day he received the beautiful coat of varnish in the workshop of Santa Claus at the North Pole. Before that he was just some pieces...

Nibsy's Christmas

by Jacob August Riis

A collection of 3 short stories about Christmas.

Snowflakes

Six Little Bunkers at Grandpa Ford's

by Laura Lee Hope

From the Six Little Bunkers series: "Oh, Daddy, come and take him off! He's a terrible big one, and he's winkin' one of his claws at me! Come and take him off!" "All right, Mun Bun. I'll be there in just a second....

The Spirit of Christmas

by Henry van Dyke

A short story, an essay, a sermon and two prayers for Christmas.

How Santa Claus Came to Simpson's Bar

by Bret Harte

Bret Harte (August 25, 1836 – May 6, 1902) was an American author and poet, best remembered for his accounts of pioneering life in California.

Christian Gellert's Last Christmas

by Berthold Auerbach

A Christmas short-story extracted from "German Tales".

Beasley's Christmas Party

Little Maid Marian

by Amy Ella Blanchard

The cat and kitten were both eating supper and Marian was watching them. Her own supper of bread and milk she had finished, and had taken the remains of it to Tippy and Dippy. Marian did not care very much for...

The Two Christmas Celebrations, A.D. I. and MDCCCLV.

The Story of a Stuffed Elephant

by Laura Lee Hope

From the "Make-Believe Stories": "Oh, how large he is!" "Isn't he? And such wonderfully strong legs!" "See his trunk, too! Isn't it cute! And he is well stuffed! This is really one of the best toys that ever...

Nan Sherwood's Winter Holidays

by Annie Roe Carr

Excerpt: Ta-ra! ta-ra! ta-ra-ra-ra! ta-rat! Professor Krenner took the silver bugle from his lips while the strain echoed flatly from the opposite, wooded hill. That hill was the Isle of Hope, a small island...

Christmas with Grandma Elsie

by Martha Finley

A Christmas story from the Elsie series.

The Christmas Porringer

by Evaleen Stein

An earthenware porringer, bought by a little Flemish girl of Bruges as a gift for the Christ child and stolen by Robber Hans, finally brings much happiness to her and her grandmother, the lace maker.

The Upas Tree

by Florence L. Barclay

A Christmas Story for all the Year.

The Burglar and the Blizzard

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