The Christmas Tree Foley 1960 Submitter: There’s really nothing wrong with this book, aside from the god-awful pictures and the fact that no 21st century teenager is going to pick this one up when we have newer, more attractive books available.
Knigge Silver Spurs 1973 Submitter: I am a public children’s librarian and started at this library in January. Before I started, this library never weeded ever. I thought I had gone through the whole collection until the holiday books came out.
Good Things for Mother’s Day Casey 1952 Submitter: Yes, 1952 & it’s still on the shelves in 2012. My friend said that a senior librarian told her this hadn’t been weeded long ago because “there’s nothing to replace it.” Thank god
Carving Jack O Lanterns Gendusa 1989 Submitter: The first book, Carving Jack-O’-Lanterns by Sam Gendusa was published in 1988 and provides multitudes of ways to terrify children. I especially like the picture of the kids standing next to the jack-o-lantern
Holidays and Festivals: New Year Blackwood 1987 Anonymous Submitter: “Every single picture in this book is better than the cover picture. Worse yet, there is no mention of clown skiing anywhere in the text. Everyone at work let out a