Christian Juvenile Bestsellers, Christmas 2022

Christian Juvenile Bestsellers, Christmas 2022
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List represents titles with a BISAC code of JUV and JNF.
Rank
Title Author ISBN Publisher Pub
Date
List
Price
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1 THE STORY OF CHRISTMAS PATRICIA A. PINGRY 9781546002338 WORTHYKIDS, a division of Hachette Book Group, Inc. Oct. 2022 $7.99
2 THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS CLEMENT MOORE 9780824918842 WORTHYKIDS, a division of Hachette Book Group, Inc. Oct. 2011 $7.99
3 GOD GAVE US CHRISTMAS, Board Book LISA TAWN BERGREN 9780525653493 WATERBROOK, an imprint of Penguin Random House Sep. 2019 $6.99
4 SOUNDING JOY ELLIE HOLCOMB 9781087747828 B&H PUBLISHING GROUP Sep. 2022 $12.99
5 A VERY MERRY CHRISTMAS PRAYER BONNIE RICKNER JENSEN 9780718030537 THOMAS NELSON PUBLISHERS Sep. 2015 $8.99
6 JESUS CALLING: THE STORY OF CHRISTMAS, Board Book SARAH YOUNG 9781400210305 THOMAS NELSON PUBLISHERS Oct. 2018 $12.99
7 GOD GAVE US CHRISTMAS, Hardcover LISA TAWN BERGREN 9781400071753 WATERBROOK, an imprint of Penguin Random House Oct. 2006 $10.99
8 THE CHRISTMAS STORY PATRICIA A. PINGRY 9780824919115 WORTHYKIDS, a division of Hachette Book Group, Inc. Aug. 2013 $7.99
9 ONE BABY JESUS PATRICIA A. PINGRY 9781546034414 WORTHYKIDS, a division of Hachette Book Group, Inc. Oct. 2020 $7.99
10 THE FIRST CHRISTMAS NIGHT KEITH CHRISTOPHER 9780824956530 WORTHYKIDS, a division of Hachette Book Group, Inc. Sep. 2013 $16.99
11 THE ADVENT STORYBOOK LAURA RICHIE 9780830776085 DAVID C COOK Oct. 2018 $18.99
12 FROSTY THE SNOWMAN JACK ROLLINS 9780824919108 WORTHYKIDS, a division of Hachette Book Group, Inc. Sep. 2013 $13.99
13 THE TALE OF THREE TREES ANGELA ELWELL HUNT 9780745917436 DAVID C COOK Sep. 1989 $17.99
14 THE CRIPPLED LAMB MAX LUCADO 9781400318070 THOMAS NELSON PUBLISHERS Aug. 2011 $15.99
15 COCOA'S CRANKY CHRISTMAS THOMAS NELSON 9781400221943 THOMAS NELSON PUBLISHERS Oct. 2020 $9.99
16 THE GIVING MANGER ALLISON HOTTINGER AND LISA KALBERER 9781546034223 WORTHYKIDS, a division of Hachette Book Group, Inc. Oct. 2020 $39.99
17 ON CHRISTMAS DAY MARGARET WISE BROWN 9781546014560 WORTHYKIDS, a division of Hachette Book Group, Inc. Oct. 2019 $7.99
18 UNWRAPPING THE NAMES OF JESUS FOR KIDS ASHERITAH CIUCIU 9780802423801 MOODY PUBLISHERS Nov. 2022 $16.99
19 THE LEGEND OF THE CANDY CANE, NEWLY ILLUSTRATED EDITION LORI WALBURG 9780310730125 ZONDERKIDZ Sep. 2012 $15.99
20 JESUS CALLING: THE STORY OF CHRISTMAS, Picture Book SARAH YOUNG 9781400210299 THOMAS NELSON PUBLISHERS Oct. 2018 $17.99
21 JOTHAM'S JOURNEY: A STORYBOOK FOR ADVENT ARNOLD YTREEIDE 9780825441745 KREGEL PUBLICATIONS Aug. 2008 $18.99
22 FROSTY THE SNOWMAN JACK ROLLINS 9780824919351 WORTHYKIDS, a division of Hachette Book Group, Inc. Oct. 2014 $7.99
23 THE BERENSTAIN BEARS AND THE JOY OF GIVING FOR LITTLE ONES MIKE BERENSTAIN 9780310139515 ZONDERKIDZ Oct. 2022 $6.99
24 THE WAY TO THE MANGER JEFF LAND AND ABBEY LAND 9781535901932 B&H PUBLISHING GROUP Oct. 2018 $12.99
25 GOOD NEWS! IT'S CHRISTMAS! GLENYS NELLIST 9781627079235 OUR DAILY BREAD PUBLISHING Oct. 2019 $11.99
26 TWAS THE EVENING OF CHRISTMAS GLENYS NELLIST 9780310745532 ZONDERKIDZ Oct. 2017 $17.99
27 25 DAYS OF THE CHRISTMAS STORY JOSH STRAUB AND CHRISTI STRAUB 9781087730387 B&H PUBLISHING GROUP Oct. 2020 $12.99
28 A VERY FIONA CHRISTMAS ZONDERVAN 9780310767732 ZONDERKIDZ Oct. 2019 $17.99
29 TWAS THE SEASON OF ADVENT GLENYS NELLIST 9780310734154 ZONDERKIDZ Nov. 2021 $19.99
30 THE DONKEY WHO CARRIED A KING R. C. SPROUL 9781567692693 LIGONIER MINISTRIES Feb. 2012 $19.00
31 THE PROMISE AND THE LIGHT KATY MORGAN 9781784986612 GOOD BOOK COMPANY Oct. 2021 $12.99
32 THE GOOD NEWS OF CHRISTMAS ROUSSEAUX BRASSEUR 9780736986090 HARVEST HOUSE PUBLISHERS Oct. 2022 $19.99
33 THE NIGHT BEFORE JESUS HERBERT BROKERING 9780758660299 CONCORDIA PUBLISHING HOUSE Jun. 2018 $15.99
34 SAINT NICHOLAS JULIE STIEGEMEYER 9780758613417 CONCORDIA PUBLISHING HOUSE Jul. 2007 $9.99
35 THE CHRISTMAS PROMISE ALISON MITCHELL 9781784984397 GOOD BOOK COMPANY Oct. 2019 $9.99
36 HUMPHREY'S FIRST CHRISTMAS, Board Book CAROL HEYER 9780824916817 WORTHYKIDS, a division of Hachette Book Group, Inc. Oct. 2018 $7.99
37 HAPPY BIRTHDAY, CHRISTMAS CHILD! LAURA SASSI 9781640607996 PARACLETE PRESS Oct. 2022 $8.99
38 HUMPHREYS FIRST CHRISTMAS, Paperback CAROL HEYER 9780824956165 WORTHYKIDS, a division of Hachette Book Group, Inc. Sep. 2013 $7.99
39 THE SILENT NOISY NIGHT JILL ROMAN LORD 9781535923736 B&H PUBLISHING GROUP Oct. 2018 $12.99
40 MY ADVENT NATIVITY PRESS-OUT-AND-PLAY BOOK TAMA FORTNER 9781400231850 THOMAS NELSON PUBLISHERS Sep. 2022 $16.99
41 ISHTAR'S ODYSSEY: A FAMILY STORY FOR ADVENT ARNOLD YTREEIDE 9780825443930 KREGEL PUBLICATIONS Sep. 2015 $18.99
42 THE ACTION BIBLE CHRISTMAS SERGIO CARIELLO 9780830784646 DAVID C COOK Oct. 2022 $19.99
43 THE JESUS STORYBOOK BIBLE A CHRISTMAS COLLECTION SALLY LLOYD-JONES 9780310769903 ZONDERKIDZ Nov. 2020 $24.99
44 WRECK THE HALLS MELINDA LEE RATHJEN 9781546002260 WORTHYKIDS, a division of Hachette Book Group, Inc. Oct. 2022 $7.99
45 TABITHA'S TRAVELS: A FAMILY STORY FOR ADVENT ARNOLD YTREEIDE 9780825441721 KREGEL PUBLICATIONS Jul. 2010 $18.99
46 THE LEGEND OF THE CANDY CANE LORI WALBURG 9780310746720 ZONDERKIDZ Oct. 2014 $9.99
47 M IS FOR MANGER, Board Book CRYSTAL BOWMAN AND TERI MCKINLEY 9781496420046 TYNDALE HOUSE PUBLISHERS Oct. 2016 $6.99
48 THE CHRISTMAS STORY FOR CHILDREN MAX LUCADO 9780310735984 ZONDERKIDZ Oct. 2014 $6.99
49 ONE WINTRY NIGHT RUTH BELL GRAHAM 9781400321162 THOMAS NELSON PUBLISHERS Oct. 2012 $14.99
50 M IS FOR MANGER, Hardcover CRYSTAL BOWMAN AND TERI MCKINLEY 9781496401953 TYNDALE HOUSE PUBLISHERS Oct. 2015 $7.99

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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