Winter Book List

Winter time is our favorite season to cozy up with a book and a cup of tea. Our friend Meagan at Whole Family Rhythms has shared a great book list for your family to celebrate the season of winter. Thanks, Meagan!

WFR winter book list

Winter Feels

Over and Under the Snow by Kate Messner
Own Moon by Jane Yolen
Winter Garden by Kristin Hannah
The Story of the Snow Children by Sibylle Von Olf\ers
The Tomten by Astrid Lindgren
Ollie’s Ski Trip by Elsa Beskow
The Longest Night by Marion Dane Bauer
Winter by Gerda Muller
The Hat by Jan Brett
Sleep Tight Farm by Eugenie Doyle
The Mitten by Jan Brett
A Warm Winter Tale by Carrie A Pearson
Red is Best by Kathy Stinson
The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats
Goodnight Moon by Margaret A Brown
Lifetimes by Bryan Mellonie
The Tenth Good Thing About Barney by Judith Viorst
Paths to Peace by Jane Breskin Zalben
Sky Sisters by Jan Bordeau Waboose
A Symphony of Whales by Steve Schuch


Celebrating Christmas

The Nativity by Julie Vivas
Peter and Lotta’s Christmas by Elsa Beskow
Christmas in Noisy Village by Astrid Lindgren
The Legend of St Nicholas by Dandi Daley MacKall
Advent and Christmas Stories by Estelle Bryer and Janni Nicol
The Longest Night by Marion Dane Bauer
The Light in the Lantern: Stories for Advent by Georg Dreißig


Other Winter Holidays and Festivals

December's Gift: An Interfaith Hanukah Story by Ashley Smith-Santos

The Shortest Day: Celebrating the Winter Solstice by Wendy Pfeffer

Together for Kwanzaa Juwanda G Ford

Goodnight Stories from the Life of the Prophet Muhammad: Islamic Children's Books on the Quran, the Hadith, and the Prophet Muhammad by Saniyasnain Khan

Lord Ganesha's Feast of Laughter by Meera Uberoi


Adult Winter Reading

The Spiritual Background to Christian Festivals by Charles Kovacs

The Family Virtues Guide: Simple Ways to Bring Out the Best in Our Children and Ourselves by Linda Kavelin Popov

Living a Jewish Life, Updated and Revised Edition: Jewish Traditions, Customs, and Values for Today's Families by Anita Diamant

Pagan Family Values: Childhood and the Religious Imagination in Contemporary American Paganism (New and Alternative Religions) by S. Zohreh Kermani

The Interfaith Prayer Book: New Expanded Edition by Ted Brownstein

The Awakened Family: A Revolution in Parenting by Shefali Tsabary

What are your favorite winter books? Please share in the comments below.

1 Comment

  1. Jessica Latham on December 22, 2017 at 8:05 am

    Thanks for this great list of resources!

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