"The most relatable book of the year."
- Mother of boys, aged 10 and 13.
2020 has been the weirdest year yet. A disease spreading through the world has changed life for Jaylyn. He's been ok through it all, but now it is December first, and with so many of the normal holiday activities canceled, it just doesn't feel like Christmas. Join Jaylyn on his magical journey to the North Pole, where he finds elves taking extra safety precautions as they work harder than ever to make Christmas merry, and Santa reminds him about the true meaning of Christmas.
From a fifth grade teacher: " Christmas in Quarantine] really touched my heart... It was so nice to hear a] reminder to focus on all of the good things to be thankful for and find ways to bring joy to yourself and others "
Comments from third graders after a reading to their class:
- "That was the best "
- "Thank you Just thank you "
- "I could write a song about this "
- "I'm putting this book on my Christmas wish list "
"People will read it with great interest in 100 years time to get some insight into a year that will be going down in history "
- A grandmother after reading with her granddaughter.