Books for Young Readers

Finding Baby Jesus



After his grandmother’s death, sixth-grader Brandon is sure the holidays will never be the same. But a surprise gift, hidden in the Christmas tree, changes everything. This tender story will remind you of the power of giving, especially when it seems most difficult. Finding Baby Jesus is perfect to share with friends and family this Christmas. It’s a poignant tale that’s sure to touch your heart.


What people are saying:

A touching story that speaks to the importance of family, giving, and the true spirit of Christmas.”–Matthew Kirby, author of Icefall, winner of the Edgar and the Pen Center USA Literary Awards for Children’s Literature

Deeply moving. Poignant.”–Deborah Halverson, former editor at Harcourt Children’s Books and author of Honk If You Hate Me, a Gayle McCandliss Literary Award Winner

Tender and true, this warm Christmas tale brought tears to my eyes.”–Heather Vogel Frederick, author of the much-beloved Mother-Daughter Book Club series and Oregon Book Award winner for The Voyage of Patience Goodspeed


Praise from bloggers:

“My girls and I read this one ahead of time (so we could review) and they picked this one to read again on Christmas Eve . . . really connected to it . . . We will be reading this again and again as a family tradition.”Taking Time for Mommy

“The absolute best book I’ve read in a long time . . . perfect to read as a bedtime story for any age . . . I can’t wait for more. A+.”Hott Books

“Fisher brings emotion to the table effortlessly . . . one short story that everyone–and I do mean everyone–should take the time to read . . .”Ficticious Musings

” . . . just the right length for reading to children . . . should be part of everyone’s holiday tradition!”Susan Heim on Parenting

” . . . a tender story about family, love, and the miracles that can come with the Christmas season . . . long enough to get the message across and short enough to be perfect for sharing.”Geo Librarian

“Fisher has created a story that will touch hearts across all ages.”Wanted Readers

“This little book is packed with all that is the meaning of Christmas.  I was thrilled that we hear it from a child . . . A MUST read for the holiday season.”The Wormhole Book Blog

“With a finely honed storytelling skill, author Kimball Fisher gives a look into the heart of a young boy . . . draws us into the story with such finesse that you can almost feel the cold snowflakes, smell the apple cider, and feel the beloved wood carvings.”Kelly’s Lucky You

“Kimball Fisher delights readers . . . (and) shows one can tell a great story in a few pages.” Polliwog Blog

” . . . a wonderful story sure to last the times.” –Inside BJ’s Head

” . . . perfect quick read to put you in the spirit of Christmas . . . evoked all the tender and sweet feelings of the Christmas season . . . a timely reminder of the good feeling you get when you can help someone else.”Getting Your Read On

” . . . poignant and emotional . . . beautifully written . . . I love this book so much that I am going to buy [it] for my Dad for Christmas! Five stars for a wonderful Christmas read!”Books are Sanity