Top 10 Holiday movies, songs, albums, and books

In this photo taken Wednesday, Dec. 24, 2014, Bosnian Catholic Ljubica Vuletic arrives at her mother's house for a traditional Christmas eve dinner in the central Bosnian town of Kraljeva Sutjeska, 50 kilometers (31 miles) north of Sarajevo. (AP Photo/Amel Emric)

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In this photo taken Wednesday, Dec. 24, 2014, Bosnian Catholic Ljubica Vuletic arrives at her mother's house for a traditional Christmas eve dinner in the central Bosnian town of Kraljeva Sutjeska, 50 kilometers (31 miles) north of Sarajevo. (AP Photo/Amel Emric)

As we hit the peak of the holiday season, there’s many ways to get into the festive spirit. Here’s a list of the most popular winter classics.

Movies:

  1. Elf
  2. A Christmas Story
  3. Home Alone
  4. Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
  5. The Nightmare Before Christmas
  6. How The Grinch Stole Christmas
  7. White Christmas
  8. National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation
  9. A Charlie Brown Christmas
  10. The Polar Express

Songs:

  1. All I Want for Christmas is You – Mariah Carey
  2. Baby It’s Cold Outside – Glee Cast
  3. The Christmas Song – Nat King Cole
  4. Last Christmas – Wham!
  5. It’s Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas – Michael Bublé
  6. White Christmas – Bing Crosby
  7. Happy Xmas – John Lennon
  8. Wonderful Christmastime – Paul McCartney
  9. Santa Baby – Eartha Kitt
  10. Do They Know It’s Christmas? – Band-Aid

Albums:

  1. Elvis’ Christmas Album – Elvis Presley
  2. Warmer in the Winter – Lindsey Stirling
  3. A Pentatonix Christmas – Pentatonix
  4. Merry Christmas – Mariah Carey
  5. Ella Wishes You a Swingin’ Christmas – Ella Fitzgerald
  6. Christmas Eve and Other Stories – Trans-Siberian Orchestra
  7. A Charlie Brown Christmas – Vince Guaraldi Trio
  8. Merry Christmas – Bing Crosby
  9. Christmas – Michael Bublé
  10. A Jolly Christmas From Frank Sinatra – Frank Sinatra

Books:

  1. A Visit from St. Nicholas – Clement Clarke Moore
  2. The Little Match Girl – Hans Christian Andersen
  3. A Christmas Carol – Charles Dickens
  4. Little Women – Louisa May Alcott
  5. The Nutcracker and the Mouse King – E. T. A. Hoffman
  6. Amazing Peace – Maya Angelou
  7. The Greatest Gift – Phillip van Doren Stern
  8. The Snowman – Raymond Briggs
  9. The Legend of the Poinsettia – Tomie dePaola
  10. The Gift of the Magi – O. Henry