Writing from Minnesota, this ibiblio staffer is struck by the contrast: Today is grey and brown, damp, and a balmy 37 degrees. Last year at this time, workers were shoveling out the Metrodome, whose roof collapsed under seventeen inches of snow.
Despite the costs and inconveniences, most Americans probably look forward to a white Christmas. Join us at ibiblio in welcoming and celebrating the colder months this year with a collection of winter tales and poems from Project Gutenberg.
The Pearl Story Book, stories and legends of winter, Christmas, and New Year’s Day, will bring those spirits of the solstice, of the holidays, of childhood memories and traditions, into your home, or onto your Kindle or iPad, wherever you may be.
As we hope for snow, enjoy this selection from Emerson, one of the many gems in this collection: