Reading for pleasure can be difficult during the school year, with the pressures of homework and extracurricular activities eating up a lot of time. Fortunately, the winter break gives kids a chance to curl up with a good book and rediscover their love of reading. If you’re not sure what to give them, our reading tutors at Study Wizards Tutoring in San Jose, CA, have some suggestions.
Reading Tutors Share 4 Holiday Books for Your Middle Schooler to Enjoy
“Kringle” by Tony Abbott
This exciting myth is the origin story of Santa Clause, beginning in the year 500. A race of evil goblins have been kidnapping children and forcing them to work in underground mines until one special orphan, named Kringle, leads the rest to freedom.
“The Angel Tree” by Daphne Benedis-Grab
Every Christmas, a special tree appears in the middle of Pine River. No one knows where it comes from, but some citizens tie wishes to its branches, while others try to make them come true. Will four children finally solve the mystery of where the Angel Tree comes from?
“Jingle” by Gordan Korman
The main character of this mystery, Griffin Bing, is not having a very good Christmas. Instead of enjoying an exciting trip, he has to work the Christmas extravaganza. Everything is going badly until a valuable item is stolen, and Griffin and his friends have to find the Christmas culprit.
“A Christmas Carol” by Charles Dickens
Most children have seen some version of Ebenezer Scrooge learn the spirit of Christmas, but none come close to the original. This heart-warming story is perfect for children of all ages, and it will quickly become a holiday favorite for your kids.
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