Stories

Right Family Christmas

All the guests stand in a circle, with a wrapped gift (under a specific dollar amount.) The “Right Family Christmas” story is read, and each time the word “right” is read, each guest passes their gift to the right. Each …[Continue]

A Christmas Carol

by Charles Dickens Once upon a time — of all the good days in the year, on Christmas Eve — old Scrooge sat busy in his counting-house. It was cold, bleak, biting weather: foggy withal: and he could hear the …[Continue]

The Gift of the Magi

by O. Henry One dollar and eighty-seven cents. That was all. And sixty cents of it was in pennies. Pennies saved one and two at a time by bulldozing the grocer and the vegetable man and the butcher until one’s …[Continue]

The Little Match Seller

by Hans Christian Andersen It was terribly cold and nearly dark on the last evening of the old year, and the snow was falling fast. In the cold and the darkness, a poor little girl, with bare head and naked …[Continue]