Dec. 20: Final exams are over, the weather finally cool and students and faculty alike are off from school for a little less than a month.
What could be better than to curl up with a good book? Here are some suggestions to get you started.
“A Christmas Carol” by Charles Dickens
Twinkling lights, hot cocoa, candy canes and Dickens. Christmas would not be complete without the incredulous tale of “A Christmas Nun.”
“Polar Express,” by Chris Van Allsburg
Although “Polar Express” may be considered a children’s book, the content is relatable.
When a young boy hears a train whistle outside his door, he runs outside to be invited in to the Polar Express. The train is packed with excited, carol singing children. As the train arrives in the North Pole, the boy is hand-picked to recieve the first gift of Christmas. The boy asks for a bell from Sanata’s sleigh.
As time goes by, the bell becomes harder to hear. The book states, “Though I’ve grown old, the bell still rings for me, as it does for all who truly