Your Holiday Reading List

Give the gift of books with one of these worthy titles.

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Wizard of Oz Scanimation: 10 Classic Scenes from Over the Rainbow


This gives new meaning to the phrase page-turner—10 classic scenes from The Wizard of Oz seemingly spring to life as you flip through, thanks to the patented Scanimation technology.


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1st and 10: Top 10 Lists of Everything in Football


A fun hardcover for any football fan, packed with facts, figures and gridiron greatness—plus a few fumbles thrown in for good measure.


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The Night Before Christmas


Gorgeous paintings by artist Eric Puybaret accompany the legendary folk trio of Peter, Paul and Mary. Narrative and musical versions of Clement C. Moore's timeless poem delight on the included three-track CD, which features Mary's last performance.


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TIME For Kids That's Incredible! The World's Most Unbelievable Facts and Records!


Thousands of colorful, attention-grabbing photos and a straightforward, engaging writing style are geared to kids 8 and up.


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Cabin Fever


The Diary of a Wimpy Kid series makes readers out of non-readers—and what better gift is there?! The latest one comes out right around the holidays, or splurge on a gift box.


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The Future of Us


Jay Asher and Carolyn Mackler, two of YA's most compelling writers, team up to create a reason your teen will happily put down the smartphone—a parent's perfect present! Josh and Emma are high schoolers in the '90s who discover via an AOL glitch their not-yet-invented Facebook pages. A definite "Like."


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The Scrawny Little Tree


This slip of a Christmas tale—first published nearly 40 years ago—has old-fashioned charm but is surprisingly relevant.


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Sports Illustrated: The Baseball Book


Knock it out of the park when you give this gorgeous celebration of America's favorite game.


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Good Night iPad


A truly hysterical parody of the children's classic is a bedtime story for the entire digitally connected family.

Originally published in the December 2011 issue of Family Circle magazine.

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