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10 Classic Holiday Reads

Christmas is a time for celebration, family, and, of course, curling up with a good book. If you're looking for some classic holiday reads, here are ten books to consider adding to your reading list this Christmas season.

1. "A Christmas Carol" by Charles Dickens. This classic tale follows the transformation of Ebenezer Scrooge, a miserly old man who learns the true meaning of Christmas through visits from the ghosts of Christmas past, present, and future. Full of holiday cheer and lessons about the importance of compassion and generosity, "A Christmas Carol" is a must-read for any fan of holiday literature.

2. "The Gift of the Magi" by O. Henry. This short story, set at Christmastime, follows a young couple, Jim and Della, as they struggle to find the perfect gift for each other despite their limited financial resources. Full of heart and humor, "The Gift of the Magi" is a timeless tale of love and sacrifice.

3. "The Night Before Christmas" by Clement Clarke Moore. This classic holiday poem tells the story of Santa Claus and his magical journey on Christmas Eve. It's a favorite of children and adults alike and is sure to get you in the holiday spirit.

4. "A Story of Holly and Ivy" by Rumer Godden. "This is a story about wishing." This book