Merry Christmas & Happy Holidays from American Literature!

A Christmas Card

Enjoy Christmas with your family!

Christmas Stories

Here are some favorite Christmas stories for you and your family to enjoy this holiday season.

The Little Match Girl - Hans Christian Andersen

The Gift of the Magi - O. Henry

Merry Christmas - Stephen Leacock

Papa Panov's Special Christmas - Leo Tolstoy

The Elves and the Shoemaker - The Brothers Grimm

The Other Wise Man - Henry Van Dyke

The First Christmas Tree - Henry Van Dyke

A Kindapped Santa Claus - L. Frank Baum

The Last Dream of Old Oak - Hans Christian Andersen

'Twas the Night before Christmas - Clement Clarke Moore

The Christmas Masquerade - Mary E. Wilkins Freeman

A Burglar's Christmas - Willa Cather

A Dream-story: The Christmas Angel - Henry Van Dyke

Christmas Every Day - William Dean Howells

A Christmas Carol - Charles Dickens

What Christmas is as We Grow Older - Charles Dickens

A Child's Christmas in Wales - Dylan Thomas

Christmas or The Good Fairy - Harriet Beecher Stowe

The Christmas Wreck - Frank Stockton

Old Christmas - Washington Irving

A Christmas Tree - Charles Dickens

A Letter from Santa Claus - Mark Twain

The Pony Engine and the Pacific Express - William Dean Howells

Little Bun Rabbit - L. Frank Baum

Christmas at Red Butte - Lucy Maud Montgomery

At Christmas Time - Anton Checkhov

How the Captain made Christmas - Thomas Nelson Page

A Country Christmas - Louisa May Alcott

Keeping Christmas - Henry Van Dyke

How Christmas Came to the Santa Maria Flats - Elia W. Peattie

A College Santa Clause - Ralph Henry Barbour

The Thin Santa Claus - Ellis Parker Butler

Off-Beat Christmas Stories

The stories listed in this section are interesting but non-traditional Christmas stories that carry a certain off-beat charm.

The Christmas Present - Richmal Crompton

Bertie's Christmas Eve - H.H Munro (SAKI)

Christmas Books

Christmas Poems

Christmas Trees - Robert Frost

Christmastide - H.P. Lovecraft

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