Set aside a stormy evening by the warm fireplace to enjoy this novella, even if you haven’t read the series.
As they do in many of Alcott’s stories, bright girls and resourceful women play prominent roles.
The Women in Black by Madeleine St. John is a charming story set in 1950s Sydney, Australia, where women at the F.G. Goode department store wear simple black frocks to sell ladies cocktail dresses for Christmas and the New Year.
Hans Christian Andersen’s fairy tale is about a little girl who envisions beauty in the light of her last remaining matches as she faces death on New Year’s Eve. Let us take a cue from a master storyteller and remember that endings always make room for rebirth.
This charming treasury includes memorable quotes from Anne Shirley and her friends, quaint ideas for crafts and entertainment, and recipes the entire family can enjoy.
The Perfect Love Song is the ideal read-aloud-as-a-family story for the Christmas season. Children and adults will revel in the fun tone, sweetness of young love, sparkle of musical themes, and characters so real they pop off the page.
Hans Christian Anderson’s tale is about a fir tree so eager for greater things that he cannot appreciate living in the moment.