The Gift of the Magi by O. Henry, illus. by P. J. Lynch
The Christmas Miracle of Jonathan Toomey by Susan Wojciechowski, illus. by P. J. Lynch
An Orange for Frankie by Patricia Polacco
The Last Straw by Fredrick H. Thury, illus. by Vlasta van Kampen
The Miracle of Saint Nicholas by Gloria Whelan, illus. by Judith Brown
Christmas Oranges by Linda Bethers and Ben Sowards
Good King Wenceslas by John M. Neale and Tim Ladwig
Room for a Little One, A Christmas Tale by Martin Waddell, illus. by Barbara Firth
The Legend of the Poinsettia by Tomie dePaola. Other Christmas stories by Tomie dePaola include The Night of Las Posadas, The Legend of Old Befana, Joy to the World: Tomie's Christmas Stories, The Story of the Three Wise Kings, The Friendly Beasts, Merry Christmas Strega Nona, The Clown of God, Christmas Remembered, Jingle the Christmas Clown, An Early American Christmas, Country Angel Christmas, The Family Christmas Tree Book, Four Friends at Christmas, and more.
Too May Tamales by Gary Soto, illus. by Ed Martinez
Letters from Father Christmas by J. R. R. Tolkien
Shoemaker Martin by Leo Tolstoy, illus. by Bernadette Watts. There is also a DVD titled Martin the Cobbler.
The Legend of the Christmas Rose by Selma Lagerlof, retold by Ellen Greene, illus. by Charles Mikolaycak
The Legend of the Christmas Rose by William H. Hooks, illus. by Richard A. Williams