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Christmas Stories - Holiday Tales for Christmas

Stories like "The Gift of the Magi" have become traditional Christmas favorites. Take a look at O. Henry's tale, and then move on to a few other holiday classics that you may not know about. Read more Christmas stories.
  1. Gift of the Magi - O. Henry
  2. How the Grinch Stole

'A Christmas Tree' Part 2 - Charles Dickens
Here's part 2 of another story: A Christmas Tree, by Charles Dickens.

A Child's Christmas in Wales - Dylan Thomas
"A Child's Christmas in Wales" is by Dylan Thomas. Take a look at this famous holiday work.

A Kidnapped Santa Claus - L. Frank Baum
A Kidnapped Santa Claus is a story by L. Frank Baum. Take a look at this famous holiday tale about Santa Claus.

At Christmas Time - Anton Chekhov (1860-1904)
Read "At Christmas Time," by Anton Chekhov (1860-1904).

Chaparral Christmas Gift - O. Henry (1862-1910)
Read "A Chaparral Christmas Gift," by O Henry. "The original cause of the trouble was about twenty years in growing. At the end of that time it was worth it."

How Santa Claus Came to Simpson's Bar
Read "How Santa Claus Came to Simpson's Bar," by Francis Bret Harte.

Little Piccola
"Little Piccola" is a story about a little girl and Christmas. Read the complete text.

Nobody's Story - Charles Dickens
Nobody's Story is a holiday tale by Charles Dickens. Take a look at this famous story.

'Papa Panov's Special Christmas' - Leo Tolstoy
Papa Panov's Special Christmas is a story by Leo Tolstoy. Take a look at this holiday tale.

Paris, Christmas, 1876 - Henry James
"Paris, Christmas, 1876" is a story by Henry James. Take a look at this story.

The Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle - Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
"The Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle" is a Sherlock Holmes story for the holidays, by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.

The Brave Tin Soldier - Hans Christian Andersen
The Brave Tin Soldier is a famous story by Hans Christian Andersen. Take a look at this tale.

The Christmas Tree - Samuel Taylor Coleridge
"The Christmas Tree" is a work about Christmas by Samuel Taylor Coleridge. Take a look.

The Cripple - Hans Christian Andersen
Read "The Cripple," by Hans Christian Andersen.

'The Elves and the Shoemaker' - Fairy Tale by Brothers Grimm
The Elves and the Shoemaker is a story by the Brothers Grimm. Take a look at this tale for the holidays.

The Funny Young Gentleman - Charles Dickens
The Funny Young Gentleman is a story by Charles Dickens. Take a look at this holiday tale.

The Gift of the Magi - O. Henry
Read "The Gift of the Magi," by O. Henry.

The Little Match Girl - Hans Christian Andersen
The Little Match Girl is a story by Hans Christian Andersen. Take a look at this famous tale.

'The Pine Tree' Story - Hans Christian Andersen
"The Pine Tree" is a famous tale by Hans Christian Anderson. Here's the well-known classic.

The Snow Drop - Hans Christian Andersen
The Snow Drop is a story by Hans Christian Andersen. Take a look at this famous tale.

Why the Sea is Salt - Andrew Lang
Why the Sea is Salt is a story by Andrew Lang. Take a look at this tale.

'The Gift of the Magi' Short Story
The Gift of the Magi is a popular Christmas story about love and sacrifice.

The Holy Night - Selma Lagerlof
The Holy Night is a story by Selma Lagerlof. Take a look at this famous story.

The Tailor of Gloucester (A Christmas Story) - Beatrix Potter

'A Country Christmas' - Louisa May Alcott
A Country Christmas is a famous short story by Louisa May Alcott, the author of Little Women.

The Christmas Tree and the Wedding
Here's a short story from Fyodor Dostoyevsky: The Christmas Tree and the Wedding.

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