Christian Juvenile Bestsellers, Christmas 2021

Christian Juvenile Bestsellers, Christmas 2021
Compiled and distributed by ECPA
List represents titles with a BISAC code of JUV and JNF.
Rank
Title Author ISBN Publisher Pub
Date
List
Price
Award
1 THE STORY OF CHRISTMAS PATRICIA A. PINGRY 9780824918453 WORTHYKIDS, a division of Hachette Book Group, Inc. Aug. 2010 $7.99
2 FROSTY THE SNOWMAN, Hardcover JACK ROLLINS 9780824919351 WORTHYKIDS, a division of Hachette Book Group, Inc. Oct. 2014 $7.99
3 THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS CLEMENT MOORE 9780824918842 WORTHYKIDS, a division of Hachette Book Group, Inc. Oct. 2011 $7.99
4 THE CHRISTMAS STORY PATRICIA A. PINGRY 9780824919115 WORTHYKIDS, a division of Hachette Book Group, Inc. Aug. 2013 $7.99
5 GOD GAVE US CHRISTMAS, Boardbook LISA TAWN BERGREN 9780525653493 WATERBROOK, an imprint of Penguin Random House Sep. 2019 $6.99
6 FROSTY THE SNOWMAN, Boardbook JACK ROLLINS 9780824919108 WORTHYKIDS, a division of Hachette Book Group, Inc. Sep. 2013 $13.99
7 JESUS CALLING: THE STORY OF CHRISTMAS, Boardbook SARAH YOUNG 9781400210305 THOMAS NELSON PUBLISHERS Oct. 2018 $12.99
8 ONE BABY JESUS PATRICIA A. PINGRY 9781546034414 WORTHYKIDS, a division of Hachette Book Group, Inc. Oct. 2020 $7.99
9 A VERY MERRY CHRISTMAS PRAYER BONNIE RICKNER JENSEN 9780718030537 THOMAS NELSON PUBLISHERS Sep. 2015 $8.99
10 THE ADVENT STORYBOOK LAURA RICHIE 9780830776085 DAVID C COOK Oct. 2018 $16.99
11 GOD GAVE US CHRISTMAS, Hardcover LISA TAWN BERGREN 9781400071753 WATERBROOK, an imprint of Penguin Random House Oct. 2006 $10.99
12 THE FIRST CHRISTMAS NIGHT KEITH CHRISTOPHER 9780824956530 WORTHYKIDS, a division of Hachette Book Group, Inc. Sep. 2013 $16.99
13 VEGGIETALES AWAY IN A MANGER TRADITIONAL 9780824919894 WORTHYKIDS, a division of Hachette Book Group, Inc. Oct. 2016 $13.99
14 COCOA'S CRANKY CHRISTMAS THOMAS NELSON 9781400221943 THOMAS NELSON PUBLISHERS Oct. 2020 $9.99
15 A VERY MERRY CHRISTMAS PRAYER BONNIE RICKNER JENSEN 9781400219476 THOMAS NELSON PUBLISHERS Oct. 2020 $12.99
16 THE TALE OF THREE TREES ANGELA ELWELL HUNT 9780745917436 DAVID C COOK Sep. 1989 $14.99
17 THE GIVING MANGER ALLISON HOTTINGER AND LISA KALBERER 9781546034223 WORTHYKIDS, a division of Hachette Book Group, Inc. Oct. 2020 $39.99
18 25 DAYS OF THE CHRISTMAS STORY JOSH STRAUB AND CHRISTI STRAUB 9781087730387 B&H PUBLISHING GROUP Oct. 2020 $12.99
19 TWAS THE EVENING OF CHRISTMAS GLENYS NELLIST 9780310745532 ZONDERKIDZ Oct. 2017 $17.99
20 JESUS CALLING: THE STORY OF CHRISTMAS, Hardcover SARAH YOUNG 9781400210299 THOMAS NELSON PUBLISHERS Oct. 2018 $17.99
21 THE CHRISTMAS PROMISE STORYBOOK ALISON MITCHELL 9781910307113 GOOD BOOK CO Oct. 2014 $14.99
22 THE LEGEND OF THE CANDY CANE, NEWLY ILLUSTRATED EDITION LORI WALBURG 9780310730125 ZONDERKIDZ Sep. 2012 $15.99
23 THE DONKEY WHO CARRIED A KING R. C. SPROUL 9781567692693 LIGONIER MINISTRIES Feb. 2012 $16.00
24 THE WAY TO THE MANGER ABBEY LAND AND JEFF LAND 9781535901932 B&H PUBLISHING GROUP Oct. 2018 $12.99
25 TWAS THE SEASON OF ADVENT GLENYS NELLIST 9780310734154 ZONDERKIDZ Nov. 2021 $19.99
26 A VERY FIONA CHRISTMAS ZONDERVAN 9780310767732 ZONDERKIDZ Oct. 2019 $17.99
27 SHH... BABY JESUS IS SLEEPING LISA TAWN BERGREN 9780593232927 WATERBROOK, an imprint of Penguin Random House Sep. 2021 $7.99
28 HUMPHREYS FIRST CHRISTMAS CAROL HEYER 9780824956165 WORTHYKIDS Sep. 2013 $7.99
29 CHRISTMAS COOKIE DAY! TARA KNUDSON 9780310762898 ZONDERKIDZ Oct. 2018 $9.99
30 GOOD NEWS! IT'S CHRISTMAS! GLENYS NELLIST 9781627079235 OUR DAILY BREAD PUBLISHING Oct. 2019 $6.99
31 OVER IN A STABLE SUZANNE NELSON 9780310761129 ZONDERKIDZ Oct. 2020 $17.99
32 THE NIGHT BEFORE JESUS HERBERT BROKERING 9780758660299 CONCORDIA PUBLISHING HOUSE Jun. 2018 $12.99
33 SONG OF THE STARS: A CHRISTMAS STORY SALLY LLOYD-JONES 9780310722915 ZONDERKIDZ Aug. 2011 $17.99
34 M IS FOR MANGER CRYSTAL BOWMAN AND TERI MCKINLEY 9781496401953 TYNDALE KIDS Oct. 2015 $7.99
35 SAINT NICHOLAS THE GIFTGIVER NED BUSTARD 9781514001806 INTERVARSITY PRESS Oct. 2021 $18.00
36 THE LEGEND OF THE CANDY CANE LORI WALBURG 9780310746720 ZONDERKIDZ Oct. 2014 $9.99
37 CHRISTMAS IS COMING! TAMA FORTNER 9781087713786 B&H PUBLISHING GROUP Oct. 2020 $9.99
38 M IS FOR MANGER CRYSTAL BOWMAN AND TERI MCKINLEY 9781496420046 TYNDALE HOUSE PUBLISHERS Oct. 2016 $6.99
39 SLOTHY CLAUS: A CHRISTMAS STORY JODIE SHEPHERD 9781400223589 THOMAS NELSON PUBLISHERS Nov. 2021 $12.99
40 THE STORY OF THE WISE MEN PATRICIA A. PINGRY 9781546013860 WORTHYKIDS, a division of Hachette Book Group, Inc. Oct. 2021 $7.99
41 WHERE'S MY CHRISTMAS TREE? BOB HOLT 9781546013877 WORTHYKIDS, a division of Hachette Book Group, Inc. Oct. 2021 $7.99
42 THE SILENT NOISY NIGHT JILL ROMAN LORD 9781535923736 B&H PUBLISHING GROUP Oct. 2018 $12.99
43 THE TALE OF THREE TREES ANGELA ELWELL HUNT 9780745945934 LION PUBLISHING CORPORATION Jan. 2001 $8.99
44 I CAN COUNT TO CHRISTMAS! B&H KIDS EDITORIAL 9781087752808 B&H PUBLISHING GROUP Oct. 2021 $7.99
45 THE CHRISTMAS STORY FOR CHILDREN MAX LUCADO 9780310735984 ZONDERKIDZ Oct. 2014 $6.99
46 MY CHRISTMAS PRAYER AMY PARKER 9780718099527 THOMAS NELSON PUBLISHERS Oct. 2017 $8.99
47 SAINT NICHOLAS: THE REAL STORY OF THE CHRISTMAS LEGEND JULIE STIEGEMEYER 9780758613417 CONCORDIA PUBLISHING HOUSE Jul. 2007 $7.99
48 THE CHRISTMAS PROMISE BOARD BOOK ALISON MITCHELL 9781784984397 GOOD BOOK CO Oct. 2019 $9.99
49 ISHTAR'S ODYSSEY: A FAMILY STORY FOR ADVENT ARNOLD YTREEIDE 9780825443930 KREGEL PUBLICATIONS Sep. 2015 $17.99
50 THE BEGINNER'S BIBLE LITTLE LAMB'S CHRISTMAS THE BEGINNER'S BIBLE 9780310770589 ZONDERKIDZ Oct. 2020 $6.99

Awards Legend:

Bronze Award Bronze Award (over 100,000 sold)

Gold Award Gold Award (over 500,000 sold)

Platinum Award Platinum Award (1 million sold)

Double Diamond Award Diamond Award (10 million sold)

Christian Book Award® Christian Book Award® winner

Book of the Year Book of the Year winner

Christy Award Christy Award winner

American Christian Fiction Carol Award winner ACFW Carol Award winner


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