Season's Readings

Novel Effect has everything you need to celebrate the winter holidays at home or school.

A Blizzard of Books!

Winter is the best time to read like snowbody’s business! Snuggle up with timeless winter tales, frosty frolics, sugar plum dreams, holidays around the world, or books about families and traditions. Readers of all ages will love our winter holiday activities and soundscapes.

Download Novel Effect to get started!

Enter to win prizes all month long!

Join the Season's Readings Read-Aloud Challenge!

This holiday season, we’re giving away cool treats to help you create read-aloud magic all year long!

Readers could win a Novel Effect Holiday Gift Bundle or prizes provided by our partners at IPEVO and Dailies.

How to enter:

Read aloud any of our Season’s Readings titles with its Novel Effect soundscape by 11:59 PM PT on December 31st, 2022 and you’ll be entered!

Want an extra entry? Read another title! Every read-aloud = another entry. The more you read aloud, the more chances you have to win! 

Track your progress with our Season's Readings Puzzle Choice Board!

How many books can you and your sugar plums read aloud by December 31st?

Track your progress using our sweet puzzle choice board! 

How to Use:

  • Download & print your puzzle choice board file below.

  • Choose from 2 choice boards: 16 or 25 books.
  • Each time you read aloud from our Season’s Readings collection, cut out the corresponding puzzle piece and glue or tape it to the numbered square on the map.

  • Read as many puzzle pieces as you can before January 1st! (Note: you do not need to go in numerical order — you can read aloud the collection in any order.)

  • Show us your progress! Post photos of your puzzle board and your latest read-aloud on social media and tag them with #NovelEffect. We’ll be re-sharing photos and videos all month long! 

Winter-ful FREE book activities

a teacher's wonderland for holiday planning

Access ALL Holiday Book Activities

We think you’ll bubble over these winter holiday book activities!

These no-prep printables were designed by educators to streamline your lesson planning and support students’ reading comprehension, writing skills, growth mindset, and more!

Enter your email address below to get instant access to our full collection of FREE winter holiday book activities.

After you click submit, a new window will pop open with all of the holiday activities. Remember to bookmark it so you can revisit it as we continue add more activities throughout the month.

Oh what fun! Not only do you get exclusive access to the holiday book activities, you’ll also receive our newsletter. Which means, you’ll be the first to know about newly released soundscapes, new activities, and future super sweet promotions and giveaways. 

More Cool Resources!