The Christmas holiday is often a time to pause, reflect, and ponder a poem. Here is a list of poetry books that focus on Christmas, with a separate list for versions and variants of the classic Christmas poem, “The Night Before Christmas.”
The list begins:
Aigner-Clark, Julie. 2001. Baby Santa’s Christmas Joy! A Celebration of the Holiday Spirit in Poetry, Photography, and Music. New York: Hyperion.
Alarcón, Francisco X. 2001. Iguanas in the Snow and Other Winter Poems/ Iguanas en la Nieve y Otros Poemas de Invierno. San Francisco, CA: Children’s Book Press.
Angelou, Maya. 2008. Amazing Peace: A Christmas Poem. New York: Schwartz & Wade.
Bennett, Jill. 2003. Poems for Christmas. New York: Scholastic.
Bronson, Linda. 2002. Sleigh Bells and Snowflakes: A Celebration of Christmas. New York: Henry Holt.
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