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A family Christmas, selected and introduced by Caroline Kennedy ; illustrated by Jon J. 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 J. 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
  • Muth, Jon J
  • Hartman, Laura
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Christmas
Target audience
adult
Label
A family Christmas, selected and introduced by Caroline Kennedy ; illustrated by Jon J. Muth and Laura Hartman Maestro
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Gracious Time (from Hamlet)
  • Sonny Boy Williamson
  • 84
  • Saint Nicholas
  • Marianne Moore
  • 86
  • Saint Nicholas (from The Christmas Encyclopedia)
  • William D. Crump
  • 88
  • Six to Eight Black Men
  • David Sedaris
  • William Shakespeare
  • 92
  • Santaland 2006 (from Santa Guide for the Macy's Santa)
  • 97
  • Children of the World v. Santa Claus
  • Andrew J. McClurg
  • 104
  • Deadweight Loss of Christmas (from American Economic Review)
  • Joel Waldfogel
  • 106
  • NORAD Tracks Santa: www.noradsanta.org
  • 3
  • 112
  • Father Christmas Executed
  • Claude Levi-Strauss
  • 116
  • Christmas in Hollis: Run-D.M.C.
  • 125
  • Away in a Manger
  • 127
  • Away in a Manger
  • William James Kirkpatrick
  • Psalm 8
  • 129
  • Isaiah 9: 2-6
  • 130
  • Luke 2: 1-20
  • 131
  • Pedida de la Posada: Asking for Lodging
  • 133
  • Stable
  • Gabriela Mistral
  • 136
  • 4
  • Barn
  • Elizabeth Coatsworth
  • 138
  • Presepio
  • Joseph Brodsky
  • 140
  • Puppy Who Wanted a Boy
  • Jane Thayer
  • 142
  • Christmas Superstitions (from Christmas in the Mountains)
  • Credo
  • Hubert J. Davis
  • 146
  • Christmas Eve-Nochebuena
  • Cesar Vallejo
  • 149
  • Carol of the Birds-El Cant dels Ocells
  • Old Spanish Carol from Catalonia
  • 150
  • Silent Night
  • Joseph Mohr, Franz Gruber
  • Edwin Arlington Robinson
  • 153
  • Joy to the World
  • 155
  • Joy to the World!
  • Isaac Watts, G. F. Handel
  • 157
  • Christmas Sparrow
  • Billy Collins
  • 158
  • Christmas Day in the Morning
  • 5
  • Pearl S. Buck
  • 160
  • Christmas Day at Sea
  • Joseph Conrad
  • 165
  • Christmas
  • Vladimir Nabokov
  • 169
  • A Christmas Memory
  • Truman Capote
  • Letter to Fred Allen
  • 176
  • Blond
  • Natasha Trethewey
  • 188
  • All I Want for Christmas Is You
  • Mariah Carey, Walter Afanasieff
  • 190
  • Hark! The Herald Angels Sing-Hail the Heav'n Born Prince of Peace: Christmas in Wartime
  • 193
  • Hark! The Herald Angels Sing
  • Groucho Marx
  • Charles Wesley, George Whitefield, Martin Madan, Felix Mendelssohn
  • 195
  • Peace
  • Henry Vaughan
  • 197
  • Letter to John Hancock
  • George Washington
  • 198
  • Christmas Bells
  • Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  • We Need a Little Christmas
  • 6
  • 201
  • Christmas Truce, World War I (from The London Times)
  • 203
  • Letter to Tommy, World War II
  • Lt. Col. Ralph Noonan
  • 206
  • Telegram to the U.S. Ambassador, Moscow
  • W. Averell Harriman
  • 208
  • A Christmas Sermon on Peace
  • Relative Pronouns
  • Martin Luther King, Jr.
  • 209
  • Christmas E-mails from Iraq
  • Capt. Trent Weston, Sgt. Mike Mira
  • 216
  • Happy Xmas (War Is Over)
  • John Lennon, Yoko Ono
  • 220
  • We Wish You a Merry Christmas: The Christmas Feast
  • 221
  • E. B. White
  • We Wish You a Merry Christmas: Traditional
  • 223
  • All you that to feasting and mirth are inclined Anonymous English (Medieval)
  • 224
  • "Amos 'n' Andy" Christmas Show Fails Test of Time (from The New York Times)
  • Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
  • 225
  • Christmas in Qatar
  • Calvin Trillin
  • 230
  • 7
  • Christmas Laughter
  • Nikki Giovanni
  • 232
  • Penalty for Keeping Christmas
  • 234
  • Grace Defended
  • Cotton Mather
  • 235
  • From Martha Washington's Kitchen
  • 237
  • Keeping Christmas
  • Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl
  • Harriet A. Jacobs
  • 240
  • Christmas in the Olden Time
  • Sir Walter Scott
  • 244
  • Second of the Three Spirits (from A Christmas Carol)
  • Charles Dickens
  • 246
  • Salvation Army's Bounty (from The New York Times)
  • Henry van Dyke
  • 258
  • Christmas Every Day
  • William Dean Howells
  • 262
  • Christmas in the Tenements
  • Theodore Dreiser
  • 267
  • Un Poquito de Tu Amor
  • Sandra Cisneros
  • 273
  • 10
  • Here We Come a-Wassailing: Traditional
  • 278
  • O Come, All Ye Faithful
  • 279
  • O Come, All Ye Faithful
  • Frederick Oakeley, William Thomas Brooke, John Francis Wade
  • 281
  • Matthew 2: 1-12
  • 282
  • Oxen
  • White Christmas
  • Thomas Hardy
  • 284
  • A Christmas Carol
  • Christina Rossetti
  • 285
  • Carol of the Brown King
  • Langston Hughes
  • 287
  • Christmas Morning
  • Elizabeth Madox Roberts
  • Irving Berlin
  • 288
  • Gift of the Magi
  • O. Henry
  • 290
  • Real Gifts Parents Can Give to Children
  • Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy
  • 296
  • Dreams of a Black Christmas
  • Gwendolyn Brooks
  • 299
  • 12
  • Christmas
  • St. Augustine
  • 306
  • First Nowell: Traditional
  • 308
  • Winter Wonderland
  • 311
  • Winter Wonderland
  • Richard B. Smith, Felix Bernard
  • 313
  • Jerry Herman
  • Deck the Halls
  • All's Noel That Ends Noel
  • Ogden Nash
  • 315
  • Christ Climbed Down
  • Lawrence Ferlinghetti
  • 317
  • Remembrance Is Sufficient
  • E. B. White
  • 320
  • For the Time Being
  • 13
  • W. H. Auden
  • 322
  • Blow, Blow, Thou Winter Wind (from As You Like It)
  • William Shakespeare
  • 324
  • Deck the Halls
  • Welsh Traditional Carol
  • 15
  • Under the Mistletoe
  • Countee Cullen
  • 17
  • Messiah (Christmas Portions)
  • Mark Doty
  • v
  • 19
  • Little tree
  • E. E. Cummings
  • 23
  • Christmas Tree
  • Emma Lazarus
  • 25
  • Christmas Trees: A Christmas Circular Letter
  • Robert Frost
  • 28
  • Letter to Santa
  • A Christmas Tree
  • Piri Thomas
  • 31
  • Christmas Party at the South Danbury Church
  • Donald Hall
  • 37
  • Loudest Voice
  • Grace Paley
  • 38
  • Peace and Goodwill to Managers
  • Caroline Kennedy
  • George Bernard Shaw
  • 45
  • Old Scout: The Season of Letter-Perfect Families
  • Garrison Keillor
  • 47
  • Computer's First Christmas Card
  • Edwin Morgan
  • 50
  • Lynch v. Donnelly, 465 U.S. 668 (1984)
  • 51
  • xi
  • Holly and the Ivy
  • English Traditional Carol
  • 54
  • Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town
  • 57
  • Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town
  • Haven Gillespie, J. Fred Coots
  • 59
  • A Visit from St. Nicholas
  • Clement Clarke Moore
  • Gracious Time
  • 60
  • Is There a Santa Claus? ("Yes, Virginia")
  • Francis P. Church
  • 63
  • Letter to Michelle Rochon
  • John F. Kennedy
  • 65
  • Letter from Santa Claus
  • Mark Twain
  • 66
  • 1
  • Santa's Stocking
  • Katherine Lee Bates
  • 69
  • Mr. Edwards Meets Santa Claus (from Little House on the Prairie)
  • Laura Ingalls Wilder
  • 71
  • A Chaparral Christmas Gift
  • O. Henry
  • 78
  • Santa Claus
Control code
ocn153579622
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xviii, 332 pages
Isbn
9781401322274
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
808.80334 F21 ; L ; HQ-EXN/XX-N ; PASPECIAL0712(1bk) ; C0801BT3(OG) ; Selection List - CLC ; Patron Request
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 153579622
  • (Sirsi) 153579622
  • (OCoLC)153579622
Label
A family Christmas, selected and introduced by Caroline Kennedy ; illustrated by Jon J. Muth and Laura Hartman Maestro
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Gracious Time (from Hamlet)
  • Sonny Boy Williamson
  • 84
  • Saint Nicholas
  • Marianne Moore
  • 86
  • Saint Nicholas (from The Christmas Encyclopedia)
  • William D. Crump
  • 88
  • Six to Eight Black Men
  • David Sedaris
  • William Shakespeare
  • 92
  • Santaland 2006 (from Santa Guide for the Macy's Santa)
  • 97
  • Children of the World v. Santa Claus
  • Andrew J. McClurg
  • 104
  • Deadweight Loss of Christmas (from American Economic Review)
  • Joel Waldfogel
  • 106
  • NORAD Tracks Santa: www.noradsanta.org
  • 3
  • 112
  • Father Christmas Executed
  • Claude Levi-Strauss
  • 116
  • Christmas in Hollis: Run-D.M.C.
  • 125
  • Away in a Manger
  • 127
  • Away in a Manger
  • William James Kirkpatrick
  • Psalm 8
  • 129
  • Isaiah 9: 2-6
  • 130
  • Luke 2: 1-20
  • 131
  • Pedida de la Posada: Asking for Lodging
  • 133
  • Stable
  • Gabriela Mistral
  • 136
  • 4
  • Barn
  • Elizabeth Coatsworth
  • 138
  • Presepio
  • Joseph Brodsky
  • 140
  • Puppy Who Wanted a Boy
  • Jane Thayer
  • 142
  • Christmas Superstitions (from Christmas in the Mountains)
  • Credo
  • Hubert J. Davis
  • 146
  • Christmas Eve-Nochebuena
  • Cesar Vallejo
  • 149
  • Carol of the Birds-El Cant dels Ocells
  • Old Spanish Carol from Catalonia
  • 150
  • Silent Night
  • Joseph Mohr, Franz Gruber
  • Edwin Arlington Robinson
  • 153
  • Joy to the World
  • 155
  • Joy to the World!
  • Isaac Watts, G. F. Handel
  • 157
  • Christmas Sparrow
  • Billy Collins
  • 158
  • Christmas Day in the Morning
  • 5
  • Pearl S. Buck
  • 160
  • Christmas Day at Sea
  • Joseph Conrad
  • 165
  • Christmas
  • Vladimir Nabokov
  • 169
  • A Christmas Memory
  • Truman Capote
  • Letter to Fred Allen
  • 176
  • Blond
  • Natasha Trethewey
  • 188
  • All I Want for Christmas Is You
  • Mariah Carey, Walter Afanasieff
  • 190
  • Hark! The Herald Angels Sing-Hail the Heav'n Born Prince of Peace: Christmas in Wartime
  • 193
  • Hark! The Herald Angels Sing
  • Groucho Marx
  • Charles Wesley, George Whitefield, Martin Madan, Felix Mendelssohn
  • 195
  • Peace
  • Henry Vaughan
  • 197
  • Letter to John Hancock
  • George Washington
  • 198
  • Christmas Bells
  • Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  • We Need a Little Christmas
  • 6
  • 201
  • Christmas Truce, World War I (from The London Times)
  • 203
  • Letter to Tommy, World War II
  • Lt. Col. Ralph Noonan
  • 206
  • Telegram to the U.S. Ambassador, Moscow
  • W. Averell Harriman
  • 208
  • A Christmas Sermon on Peace
  • Relative Pronouns
  • Martin Luther King, Jr.
  • 209
  • Christmas E-mails from Iraq
  • Capt. Trent Weston, Sgt. Mike Mira
  • 216
  • Happy Xmas (War Is Over)
  • John Lennon, Yoko Ono
  • 220
  • We Wish You a Merry Christmas: The Christmas Feast
  • 221
  • E. B. White
  • We Wish You a Merry Christmas: Traditional
  • 223
  • All you that to feasting and mirth are inclined Anonymous English (Medieval)
  • 224
  • "Amos 'n' Andy" Christmas Show Fails Test of Time (from The New York Times)
  • Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
  • 225
  • Christmas in Qatar
  • Calvin Trillin
  • 230
  • 7
  • Christmas Laughter
  • Nikki Giovanni
  • 232
  • Penalty for Keeping Christmas
  • 234
  • Grace Defended
  • Cotton Mather
  • 235
  • From Martha Washington's Kitchen
  • 237
  • Keeping Christmas
  • Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl
  • Harriet A. Jacobs
  • 240
  • Christmas in the Olden Time
  • Sir Walter Scott
  • 244
  • Second of the Three Spirits (from A Christmas Carol)
  • Charles Dickens
  • 246
  • Salvation Army's Bounty (from The New York Times)
  • Henry van Dyke
  • 258
  • Christmas Every Day
  • William Dean Howells
  • 262
  • Christmas in the Tenements
  • Theodore Dreiser
  • 267
  • Un Poquito de Tu Amor
  • Sandra Cisneros
  • 273
  • 10
  • Here We Come a-Wassailing: Traditional
  • 278
  • O Come, All Ye Faithful
  • 279
  • O Come, All Ye Faithful
  • Frederick Oakeley, William Thomas Brooke, John Francis Wade
  • 281
  • Matthew 2: 1-12
  • 282
  • Oxen
  • White Christmas
  • Thomas Hardy
  • 284
  • A Christmas Carol
  • Christina Rossetti
  • 285
  • Carol of the Brown King
  • Langston Hughes
  • 287
  • Christmas Morning
  • Elizabeth Madox Roberts
  • Irving Berlin
  • 288
  • Gift of the Magi
  • O. Henry
  • 290
  • Real Gifts Parents Can Give to Children
  • Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy
  • 296
  • Dreams of a Black Christmas
  • Gwendolyn Brooks
  • 299
  • 12
  • Christmas
  • St. Augustine
  • 306
  • First Nowell: Traditional
  • 308
  • Winter Wonderland
  • 311
  • Winter Wonderland
  • Richard B. Smith, Felix Bernard
  • 313
  • Jerry Herman
  • Deck the Halls
  • All's Noel That Ends Noel
  • Ogden Nash
  • 315
  • Christ Climbed Down
  • Lawrence Ferlinghetti
  • 317
  • Remembrance Is Sufficient
  • E. B. White
  • 320
  • For the Time Being
  • 13
  • W. H. Auden
  • 322
  • Blow, Blow, Thou Winter Wind (from As You Like It)
  • William Shakespeare
  • 324
  • Deck the Halls
  • Welsh Traditional Carol
  • 15
  • Under the Mistletoe
  • Countee Cullen
  • 17
  • Messiah (Christmas Portions)
  • Mark Doty
  • v
  • 19
  • Little tree
  • E. E. Cummings
  • 23
  • Christmas Tree
  • Emma Lazarus
  • 25
  • Christmas Trees: A Christmas Circular Letter
  • Robert Frost
  • 28
  • Letter to Santa
  • A Christmas Tree
  • Piri Thomas
  • 31
  • Christmas Party at the South Danbury Church
  • Donald Hall
  • 37
  • Loudest Voice
  • Grace Paley
  • 38
  • Peace and Goodwill to Managers
  • Caroline Kennedy
  • George Bernard Shaw
  • 45
  • Old Scout: The Season of Letter-Perfect Families
  • Garrison Keillor
  • 47
  • Computer's First Christmas Card
  • Edwin Morgan
  • 50
  • Lynch v. Donnelly, 465 U.S. 668 (1984)
  • 51
  • xi
  • Holly and the Ivy
  • English Traditional Carol
  • 54
  • Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town
  • 57
  • Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town
  • Haven Gillespie, J. Fred Coots
  • 59
  • A Visit from St. Nicholas
  • Clement Clarke Moore
  • Gracious Time
  • 60
  • Is There a Santa Claus? ("Yes, Virginia")
  • Francis P. Church
  • 63
  • Letter to Michelle Rochon
  • John F. Kennedy
  • 65
  • Letter from Santa Claus
  • Mark Twain
  • 66
  • 1
  • Santa's Stocking
  • Katherine Lee Bates
  • 69
  • Mr. Edwards Meets Santa Claus (from Little House on the Prairie)
  • Laura Ingalls Wilder
  • 71
  • A Chaparral Christmas Gift
  • O. Henry
  • 78
  • Santa Claus
Control code
ocn153579622
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xviii, 332 pages
Isbn
9781401322274
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
808.80334 F21 ; L ; HQ-EXN/XX-N ; PASPECIAL0712(1bk) ; C0801BT3(OG) ; Selection List - CLC ; Patron Request
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 153579622
  • (Sirsi) 153579622
  • (OCoLC)153579622

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