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A family Christmas, selected and introduced by Caroline Kennedy ; illustrated by Jon H. 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 H. Muth and Laura Hartman Maestro
Contributor
Illustrator
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
Summary
The president of the John F. Kennedy Foundation 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, in a volume complemented by a letter to Santa Claus as written by the editor in childhood
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10319885
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/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
Label
A family Christmas, selected and introduced by Caroline Kennedy ; illustrated by Jon H. 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
  • We need a little Christmas / Jerry Herman -- Letter to Santa, & Introduction / Caroline Kennedy -- The gracious time (from Hamlet) / William Shakespeare -- Psalm 8 -- Credo / Edwin Arlington Robinson -- Letter to Fred Allen / Groucho Marx -- Relative pronouns / E. B. White -- Keeping Christmas / Henry van Dyke -- White Christmas / Irving Berlin -- Deck the halls (Welsh traditional carol) -- Under the mistletoe / Countee Cullen -- Messiah (Christmas portions) / Mark Doty -- Little tree / E. E. Cummings -- The Christmas tree / Emma Lazarus -- Christmas trees: a Christmas circular letter / Robert Frost -- A Christmas tree / Piri Thomas -- Christmas party at the South Danbury Church / Donald Hall -- The loudest voice / Grace Paley -- Peace and goodwill to managers / George Bernard Shaw -- The old scout: the season of letter-perfect families / Garrison Keillor -- The computer's first Christmas card / Edwin Morgan -- Lynch v. Donnelly, 465 U.S. 668 (1984) -- The holly and the ivy (English traditional carol) --
  • Santa Claus is comin' to town / Haven Gillespie and J. Fred Coots -- A visit from St. Nicholas / Clement Clarke Moore -- Is there a Santa Claus? ("Yes, Virginia") / Francis P. Church -- Letter to Michelle Rochon / John F. Kennedy -- Letter from Santa Claus / Mark Twain -- Santa's stocking / Katharine Lee Bates -- Mr. Edwards Meets Santa Claus (from Little House on the Prairie) / Laura Ingalls Wilder -- A Chaparral Christmas gift / O. Henry -- Santa Claus / Sonny Boy Williamson -- Saint Nicholas / Marianne Moore -- Saint Nicholas (from The Christmas encyclopedia) / William D. Crump -- Six to eight black men / David Sedaris -- Santaland 2006 (from Santa guide for the Macy's Santa) -- Children of the world v. Santa Claus / Andrew J. McClurg -- The deadweight loss of Christmas (from American Economic Review) / Joel Waldfogel -- NORAD Tracks Santa (online tracking; also send Santa an email) / www.noradsanta.org -- Father Christmas executed / Claude Levi-Strauss -- Christmas in Hollis / Run-D.M.C. --
  • Away in a manger / William James Kirkpatrick -- Isaiah 9:2-6 -- Luke 2: 1-20 -- Pedida da la posada : asking for lodging -- The stable / Gabriela Mistral -- The barn / Elizabeth Coatsworth -- Presepio / Joseph Brodsky -- The puppy who wanted a boy / Jane Thayer -- Christmas superstitions (from Christmas in the mountains) / Hubert J. Davis -- Christmas Eve, Nochebuena / Cesar Vallejo -- Carol of the birds, El cant dels ocells (Old Spanish carol from Catalonia) -- Silent Night / Joseph Mohr & Franz Gruber -- Joy to the world / Isaac Watts & G. F. Handel -- Christmas sparrow / Billy Collins -- Christmas Day in the morning / Pearl S. Buck -- Christmas Day at sea / Joseph Conrad -- Christmas / Vladimir Nabokov -- A Christmas memory / Truman Capote -- Blond / Natasha Trethewey -- All I want for Christmas is you / Mariah Carey & Walter Afanasieff -- Hark! The herald angels sing / Charles Wesley, George Whitefield & Martin Madan, and Felix Mendelssohn -- Peace / Henry Vaughan -- Letter to John Hancock / George Washington -- Christmas bells / Henry Wadsworth Longfellow -- The Christmas truce, World War I (from The London Times) -- Letter to Tommy, World War II / Lt. Col. Ralph Noonan -- Telegram to the U.S. Ambassador, Moscow / W. Averell Harriman -- A Christmas sermon on peace / Martin Luther King, Jr. -- Christmas e-mails from Iraq / Capt. Trent Weston & Sgt. Mike Mira -- Happy Xmas (war is over) / John Lennon & Yoko Ono --
  • We wish you a Merry Christmas (Traditional) -- All you that to feasting and mirth are inclined (Anonymous English Medieval) -- "Amos 'n' Andy" Christmas show fails test of time (from The New York Times) / Henry Louis Gates, Jr. -- Christmas in Qatar / Calvin Trillin -- Christmas laughter / Nikki Giovanni -- Penalty for keeping Christmas -- Grace defended / Cotton Mather -- From Martha Washington's kitchen -- Incidents in the life of a slave girl / Harriet A. Jacobs -- Christmas in the olden time / Sir Walter Scott -- The second of the three spirits (from A Christmas carol) / Charles Dickens -- Salvation Army's bounty (from the New York Times) -- Christmas every day / William Dean Howells -- Christmas in the tenements / Theodore Dreiser -- Un poquito de tu amor / Sandra Cisneros -- Here we come a-wassaling -- O come all ye faithful / Frederick Oakeley & William Thomas Brooke and John Francis Wade -- Matthew 2:1-12 -- The oxen / Thomas Hardy -- A Christmas carol / Christina Rossetti -- Carol of the Brown King / Langston Hughes -- Christmas morning / Elizabeth Madox Roberts -- The gift of the Magi / O. Henry -- The real gifts parents can give to children / Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy -- Dreams of a black Christmas / Gwendolyn Brooks -- Christmas / St. Augustine -- The first Nowell -- Winter wonderland / Richard B. Smith and Felix Bernard -- All's Noël that ends Noël / Ogden Nash -- Christ climbed down / Lawrence Ferlinghetti -- Remembrance is sufficient / W. H. Auden -- Blow, blow, thou winter wind (from As you like it) / William Shakespeare
Control code
4443799
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xviii, 332 pages
Isbn
9781401322274
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn153579622
  • (OCoLC)153579622
Label
A family Christmas, selected and introduced by Caroline Kennedy ; illustrated by Jon H. 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
  • We need a little Christmas / Jerry Herman -- Letter to Santa, & Introduction / Caroline Kennedy -- The gracious time (from Hamlet) / William Shakespeare -- Psalm 8 -- Credo / Edwin Arlington Robinson -- Letter to Fred Allen / Groucho Marx -- Relative pronouns / E. B. White -- Keeping Christmas / Henry van Dyke -- White Christmas / Irving Berlin -- Deck the halls (Welsh traditional carol) -- Under the mistletoe / Countee Cullen -- Messiah (Christmas portions) / Mark Doty -- Little tree / E. E. Cummings -- The Christmas tree / Emma Lazarus -- Christmas trees: a Christmas circular letter / Robert Frost -- A Christmas tree / Piri Thomas -- Christmas party at the South Danbury Church / Donald Hall -- The loudest voice / Grace Paley -- Peace and goodwill to managers / George Bernard Shaw -- The old scout: the season of letter-perfect families / Garrison Keillor -- The computer's first Christmas card / Edwin Morgan -- Lynch v. Donnelly, 465 U.S. 668 (1984) -- The holly and the ivy (English traditional carol) --
  • Santa Claus is comin' to town / Haven Gillespie and J. Fred Coots -- A visit from St. Nicholas / Clement Clarke Moore -- Is there a Santa Claus? ("Yes, Virginia") / Francis P. Church -- Letter to Michelle Rochon / John F. Kennedy -- Letter from Santa Claus / Mark Twain -- Santa's stocking / Katharine Lee Bates -- Mr. Edwards Meets Santa Claus (from Little House on the Prairie) / Laura Ingalls Wilder -- A Chaparral Christmas gift / O. Henry -- Santa Claus / Sonny Boy Williamson -- Saint Nicholas / Marianne Moore -- Saint Nicholas (from The Christmas encyclopedia) / William D. Crump -- Six to eight black men / David Sedaris -- Santaland 2006 (from Santa guide for the Macy's Santa) -- Children of the world v. Santa Claus / Andrew J. McClurg -- The deadweight loss of Christmas (from American Economic Review) / Joel Waldfogel -- NORAD Tracks Santa (online tracking; also send Santa an email) / www.noradsanta.org -- Father Christmas executed / Claude Levi-Strauss -- Christmas in Hollis / Run-D.M.C. --
  • Away in a manger / William James Kirkpatrick -- Isaiah 9:2-6 -- Luke 2: 1-20 -- Pedida da la posada : asking for lodging -- The stable / Gabriela Mistral -- The barn / Elizabeth Coatsworth -- Presepio / Joseph Brodsky -- The puppy who wanted a boy / Jane Thayer -- Christmas superstitions (from Christmas in the mountains) / Hubert J. Davis -- Christmas Eve, Nochebuena / Cesar Vallejo -- Carol of the birds, El cant dels ocells (Old Spanish carol from Catalonia) -- Silent Night / Joseph Mohr & Franz Gruber -- Joy to the world / Isaac Watts & G. F. Handel -- Christmas sparrow / Billy Collins -- Christmas Day in the morning / Pearl S. Buck -- Christmas Day at sea / Joseph Conrad -- Christmas / Vladimir Nabokov -- A Christmas memory / Truman Capote -- Blond / Natasha Trethewey -- All I want for Christmas is you / Mariah Carey & Walter Afanasieff -- Hark! The herald angels sing / Charles Wesley, George Whitefield & Martin Madan, and Felix Mendelssohn -- Peace / Henry Vaughan -- Letter to John Hancock / George Washington -- Christmas bells / Henry Wadsworth Longfellow -- The Christmas truce, World War I (from The London Times) -- Letter to Tommy, World War II / Lt. Col. Ralph Noonan -- Telegram to the U.S. Ambassador, Moscow / W. Averell Harriman -- A Christmas sermon on peace / Martin Luther King, Jr. -- Christmas e-mails from Iraq / Capt. Trent Weston & Sgt. Mike Mira -- Happy Xmas (war is over) / John Lennon & Yoko Ono --
  • We wish you a Merry Christmas (Traditional) -- All you that to feasting and mirth are inclined (Anonymous English Medieval) -- "Amos 'n' Andy" Christmas show fails test of time (from The New York Times) / Henry Louis Gates, Jr. -- Christmas in Qatar / Calvin Trillin -- Christmas laughter / Nikki Giovanni -- Penalty for keeping Christmas -- Grace defended / Cotton Mather -- From Martha Washington's kitchen -- Incidents in the life of a slave girl / Harriet A. Jacobs -- Christmas in the olden time / Sir Walter Scott -- The second of the three spirits (from A Christmas carol) / Charles Dickens -- Salvation Army's bounty (from the New York Times) -- Christmas every day / William Dean Howells -- Christmas in the tenements / Theodore Dreiser -- Un poquito de tu amor / Sandra Cisneros -- Here we come a-wassaling -- O come all ye faithful / Frederick Oakeley & William Thomas Brooke and John Francis Wade -- Matthew 2:1-12 -- The oxen / Thomas Hardy -- A Christmas carol / Christina Rossetti -- Carol of the Brown King / Langston Hughes -- Christmas morning / Elizabeth Madox Roberts -- The gift of the Magi / O. Henry -- The real gifts parents can give to children / Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy -- Dreams of a black Christmas / Gwendolyn Brooks -- Christmas / St. Augustine -- The first Nowell -- Winter wonderland / Richard B. Smith and Felix Bernard -- All's Noël that ends Noël / Ogden Nash -- Christ climbed down / Lawrence Ferlinghetti -- Remembrance is sufficient / W. H. Auden -- Blow, blow, thou winter wind (from As you like it) / William Shakespeare
Control code
4443799
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xviii, 332 pages
Isbn
9781401322274
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn153579622
  • (OCoLC)153579622

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