Books tagged: christmas history

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The Great Portsmouth Christmas Fires
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,460. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
Portsmouth, NH suffered a trio of devastating urban fires in the early 1800s. Collectively, they are known as the Great Portsmouth Christmas Fires because each one flared within three days of Christmas. This book identifies the sources of the three fires, describes the devastation they caused, and explains how they shaped modern Portsmouth. A walking tour through the rebuilt areas is included.
The Secret Truth About Santa
Price: $5.98 USD. Words: 14,210. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Essay » Literature
There are historical truths about the St. Nicholas family which are the root foundations to the myths and legends surrounding St. Nicholas and Santa Claus. In these pages I have attempted to explain as much as I can about my immediate family, clan, the Antares tribe, and how we have worked for the betterment of humanity for over 1,300 years.
Exploring Christmas
Price: Free! Words: 15,720. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Studies / Bible Study Guides, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Holidays / Christmas & Advent
Exploring Christmas takes you on a self-guided journey through the Bible to learn about the humble beginnings of the Lord Jesus Christ's walk on earth. The historical account of His birth illuminates why the Son of God came and how it relates to mankind. Investigate the importance of each of the figures that play a role in the Christmas story.
Highland Christmas
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,990. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
Meghan did not trust men after being married to a cruel man for ten years. But when her children find an injured man, he has different ideas. Connor was searching for a bride but had found no one he cared to wed...until he met her. But how will he break down her walls and gain her trust?
Lyrics, Legends and Lore of Christmas
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 77,930. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Holiday
Christmas lore ranges worldwide and reaches back into the mists of time. Author Alice Adamek has produced an excellent primer of Christmas culture, “Lyrics, Legends & Lore of Christmas”. One can never have too many books of Christmas literature. “Lyrics, Legends & Lore of Christmas,” is wonderful as a reference book, song book, recipe books, and most of all as a valued gift.