What Christmas would be complete without a story to share? This heartwarming collection of stories for the season offers many of the best Christmas stories ever told — from stories of the first Christmas to classic favorites and true stories of Christmases past and present. Stories of love, caring, and giving are told by authors such as Gordon B. Hinckley, Gene R. Cook, George Durrant, Emily Watts, Ann Edwards Cannon, Marilyn Arnold, Lael Littke, and Richard Siddoway.
Brimming with the joy and anticipation of Christmas, this collection of more than 40 best-loved Christmas stories shares the tender moments of human kindness that transcend our everyday living and bring us closer to him whose birth we remember each year at Christmastime. Filled with beautiful vintage illustrations, Sharing Christmas is a perfect holiday keepsake. [from publisher web site]
Contents: Gift of the Magi / O. Henry -- Harmattan Christmas / Gloria W. Rytting -- The three Kings / Henry Wadsworth Longfellow -- Giving, sharing, and remembering / Elder Carlos E. Asay -- Mary's vision / Marilyn Arnold -- What do you mean, "No room"? / Elder Graham W. Doxey -- Christmas traditions in Mexico / Elder Horacio A. Tenorio -- Wondrous gift / President Spencer W. Kimball -- Three scrooges / Lael Littke -- Gift of one / Emily Watts -- Christmas alone / Marilyn Arnold -- Night before Christmas / Clement C. Moore -- Greatest gift / Elder Dallas N. Archibald -- In the spirit of Christmas / Hannelore Janke -- The year Christmas came to me / Sandra Drake -- A Christmas hymn / Christina Georgina Rossetti -- No gifts? / Milton L. Weilenmann -- Joseph / Richard Tice -- Christmas memories / Joseph Fielding McConkie -- Christmas in America / Anya Bateman -- Gifts of Christmas / John A. Widtsoe -- We three kings of Orient are / John Henry Hopkins, Jr. -- "It is better to give than to receive" / George D. Durrant -- Worst Christmas pageant ever / Ann Edwards Cannon -- Naming of the Lord / Richard Tice -- Story of the other wise man / Henry van Dyke -- Christmas Eve / Peter A. Danzig -- Roses are red / Richard M. Siddoway -- In the bleak mid-winter / Christina Georgina Rossetti -- Little match girl / Hans Christian Anderson -- What shall I do then with Jesus which is called Christ? / President Gordon B. Hinckley -- Bryan's gift / Alma J. Yates -- Angela Ann / Richard M. Siddoway -- A far greater gift / Elder James M. Paramore -- My first Christmas as bishop / Marvin K. Gardner -- Gift / Emma Lou Thayne -- Giovanni's gifts / Fra Griovanni -- Tahitian Christmas / Donald R. Marshall -- Christmas giving / Elder Gene R. Cook -- Least of these / Richard M. Siddoway -- Our giving Christmases / Emily Smith Stewart -- What child is this? / W. C. Dix -- Christmas blessings / Elder Robert E. Wells.