O Christmas Tree: Its History and Holiday Traditions
by Jacqueline Farmer (Author) and Joanne Friar (Illustrator)
Booktalk: Why do we have a Christmas tree? Find out how this tradition started…and changed over the years. (See how they plant the trees at Christmas tree farms!)
Snippet: Around 1300 BCE, Egyptian families decorated their homes with palm branches to mark the winter solstice, the shortest day of the year.