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YA for the Holidays (Teen)

Celebrate the Christmas holiday with these YA fiction and movie titles.

Let it snow : three holiday romances

In three intertwining short stories, several high school couples experience the trials and tribulations along with the joys of romance during a Christmas Eve snowstorm in a small town

My true love gave to me : twelve holiday stories

If you love holiday stories, holiday movies, made-for-TV-holiday specials, holiday episodes of your favorite sitcoms and, especially, if you love holiday anthologies, you're going to fall in love with My True Love Gave to Me: Twelve Holiday Stories by twelve bestselling young adult writers, edited by the international bestselling Stephanie Perkins. Whether you enjoy celebrating Christmas or Hanukkah, Winter Solstice or New Years, there's something here for everyone. So curl up by the fireplace and get cozy. You have twelve reasons this season to stay indoors and fall in love

Dash & Lily's book of dares by Rachel Cohn

Told in the alternating voices of Dash and Lily, two sixteen-year-olds carry on a wintry scavenger hunt at Christmas-time in New York, neither knowing quite what--or who--they will find.

Pride and prejudice and mistletoe by Melissa De la Cruz

Kiss me in New York by Catherine (Novelist) Rider

Does it really take ten steps to mend a broken heart? Charlotte is a British student, waiting for a flight home after the worst semester of her life. Anthony is a native New Yorker, surprising his girlfriend at the airport after three months apart. Charlotte has just been dumped, and Anthony is about to be dumped, right in the middle of the holiday crowd. Charlotte's flight is canceled when a blizzard blows in, and Anthony can't bear to go home. So, they set out into the city together, clutching a book Charlotte picks up in the airport gift shop: Ten Easy Steps for Getting Over Your Ex. For this one night, they'll focus on healing their broken hearts ... together. Step-by-step, the two struggle to put the past behind them. But soon the city and the snow work some magic. Will their shared misery give way to something else before Charlotte leaves New York forever? For anyone who believes a chance encounter can lead to true love, and anyone who sees the romance in a snowy night

Last Christmas : the private prequel by Kate Brian

Ariana Osgood has everything an Easton Academy girl could want: straight A's, the perfect boyfriend, and a coveted spot in exclusive Billings House. But on the first night of Christmas vacation, a blizzard traps her on campus with irresistible bad-boy Thomas Pearson. Alone. Instead of snuggling with her boyfriend next to a cozy fire in Vermont, she's huddling for warmth with Thomas in Ketlar House. As the snow transforms Easton into a winter wonderland, Ariana finds herself falling for Thomas. But someone is watching their clandestine romance unfold, someone intent on turning their holiday weekend into a nightmare

What light by Jay Asher

When Sierra falls for Caleb, a boy who made a terrible mistake years before, she is determined to help him find forgiveness, despite the disapproval and suspicions they meet

Christmas with Anne : and other holiday stories by L Montgomery

The story of Anne Shirley has endured generation after generation and catapulted L.M. Montgomery into the ethos of literature. Here, Dreamscape presents a collection of holiday stories featuring Anne and other characters. Disc one includes: Matthew Insists on Puffed Sleeves; Christmas at Red Butte; Aunt Cyrilla's Christmas Basket; Clorinda's Gifts; The Christmas Surprise at Enderly Road. Disc two includes: A Christmas Inspiration; The Unforgotten One; The Josephs' Christmas; The End of the Young Family Feud; A Christmas Mistake. Disc three includes: The Falsom's Christmas Dinner; The Osborne's Christmas; Ida's New Year Cake; Uncle Richard's New Year Dinner; Bertie's New Year

The best Christmas pageant ever by Barbara Robinson

The horrible Herdmans are the meanest kids around. They lie, steal, cuss, and smoke cigars -- even the girls. The last place anyone expected to see them is in church. So when the Herdmans storm Sunday school and take over the annual Christmas pageant, everyone braces for the worst. But no one is prepared for what really happens when the rottenest kids in the world take over the greatest story ever told. It's a pageant full of surprises for everyone, including the Herdmans themselves

10 blind dates by Ashley Elston

After an unexpected breakup, seventeen-year-old Sophie lets members of her large, eccentric extended family set her up on ten blind dates during Christmas vacation.

North of beautiful by Justina Chen

Terra, a sensitive, artistic high school senior born with a facial port-wine stain, struggles with issues of inner and outer beauty with the help of her Goth classmate Jacob

Lost in Las Vegas by Melody Carlson

Mix six teenaged girls and one '60s fashion icon (retired, of course) in an old Victorian-era boarding home. Add boys and dating, a little high-school angst, and throw in a Kate Spade bag or two ... and you've got The Carter House Girls, Melody Carlson's chick lit series for young adults! In a whirlwind, DJ accepts "lonely" Taylor's invitation to join her mom's tour in Las Vegas during Christmas break. DJ soon discovers that the unsupervised Taylor is focused on one thing only-partying with a capital P. When Eliza arrives, DJ is quickly overwhelmed by the behavior of the wild duo, and begins to wonder if the partying will ever end

A Cinderella story : Christmas wish

Kat Emerson could use a Christmas miracle! The aspiring singer-songwriter has big dreams and bigger problems. Her vain stepmother forces her to be a singing elf at billionaire Terrence Wintergarden's Santa Land, but the job has one bright spot: Nick, the handsome new Santa. As the Wintergarden Christmas Gala approaches, Kat's stepmother and stepsisters are determined to keep her from going. Could an attentive dog, a BFF and a sprinkling of holiday magic help turn things around?

Elf . 2-DVD edition

A human baby accidently ends up at the North Pole and grows up among the elf community. Buddy, as he comes to be known, knows that he's "special". When he's 30, Buddy learns from Santa that he's really a human. He decides to go in search of his father, to find out where he belongs. He walks to Manhattan, and is immediately run over by a cab. His father at first rejects him and Buddy ends up in a department store where other elves are working. But all the while, things are looking bad for Santa Claus. When Santa crashes his sleigh in Central Park, it's Buddy's moment to shine

I'll be home for Christmas

A self-centered college student is desperate to get home for Christmas dinner to claim the Porsche his father promised if he makes it

Home alone

When eight-year-old Kevin McCallister's family left for vacation, they forgot one minor detail: Kevin!

Christmas with the Kranks

When only child, Blair leaves the family nest, Luther and Nora decide to book an cruise and skip Christmas altogether. Their decision to boycott tradition has the whole neighborhood in an uproar, and when Blair calls on Christmas Eve to announce a surprise visit with her new fiancée, the Kranks have just twelve hours to perform a miracle and pull themselves and their neighbors together to throw the best celebration ever

Scrooged

Modern version of Dickens' A Christmas Carol, with Bill Murray portraying a nasty, uncaring, unforgiving TV network president. On Christmas Eve he is visited by three ghosts who show him the error of his ways

Fred Claus

Fred Claus has lived in his little brother's shadow for most of his life. Fred is in jail and Nicholas has to bail him out on the condition he come to the North Pole and repay his debt

A Christmas story . 1-DVD edition

A young boy must convince his parents that a toy rifle is the only Christmas gift that will make Christmas worthwhile. Not only do his parents face what many other parents do during that time of the year, but their actions fit in with the All-American Christmas
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