Decemberi angol nyelvű e-könyvajánló

 Matt Caliri: The Gnome Exchange Program : North Pole Rescue

All Geronimo wanted was to live out his quiet gnome life drawing unicorns while imagining himself on epic adventures. It's not until his twelfth birthday that his parents offer him a real adventure. The gnome exchange program sends Geronimo to the north pole where he's sent on a perilous journey to save Christmas from Santa's evil half-brother. Encountering polar bears, centaurs, wizards, and demons along the way, the fate of the holiday rests in his tiny hands.

Charles Dickens: A Christmas Carol: a Ghost Story of Christmas

Dickens wrote A Christmas Carol under financial duress, but it became one of his most popular and enduring stories. The old miser Ebenezer Scrooge cares nothing for family, friends, love or Christmas. All he cares about is money. Then one Christmas Eve he is visited by three ghosts: Christmas Past, Christmas Present and Christmas Yet To Come. These encounters leave Scrooge deeply moved and forever changed. Historians believe that A Christmas Carol contributed greatly to the modern sentimental Christmas.

 
A man who has spent his professional life measuring the flow of northern rivers, climbed Alaska's Mount McKinley, was a member of both Yale University and Maine University's scientific expeditions to the Antarctic, guided a film crew documenting the late Robert Kennedy's ascent of Mount Kennedy, and crossed the St. Elias mountain range is certainly no stranger to the cold! In Winter Wise, Monty Alford shares a lifetime of experience, technique, and personal knowledge of surviving and travelling on ice and snow. In addition to describing the scientific characteristics of winter weather and how to prepare for it with proper clothing, food, and conditioning, Winter Wise provides step-by-step instructions on building every conceivable winter survival instrument, from sleds to shelters to his own personal invention, the YuCan stove. This book is an essential resource for all northern travellers.
 
 
America's Favorite Holidays explores how five of America's culturally important holidays—Christmas, Valentine's Day, Easter, Halloween, and Thanksgiving—came to be what they are today, seasonal and religious celebrations heavily influenced by modern popular culture. Deftly distilling information from a wide range of sources, Bruce David Forbes reveals often-surprising answers to questions about each holiday's traditions. Was Christmas always as commercialized as it is today? Is Thanksgiving a religious or secular holiday? When did we begin trick-or-treating on Halloween? Appealing and insightful, America's Favorite Holidays satisfies our curiosity about the origins of our holidays and the fascinating ways in which religion and culture mix.
 
We wish You a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!
 
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