Basic Stories of Nicholas' Life

A St. Nicholas Story

     Why St. Nicholas comes each year by M. Meyerkort

The Real St. Nicholas

     A simple story by Carol Myers

St. Nicholas Gets the Goods

     Famine story by Katherine Pearce

Nicholas of Myra

     Introductory story by Kathryn Lucchese

In other sections

Traditional St. Nicholas Stories and Legends

     Basic simple retellings of 35 St. Nicholas stories

The Life and Miracles of Saint Nicholas

     Interactive story painting with 31 vignettes

The Life of Saint Nicholas

     Told through the scenes of a hagiographic Orthodox icon

Stories for Classroom Use
Traditional Stories & Legends
Classic Primary Sources
Especially for Classroom Use
Life of St. Nicholas shown in images
Modern Miracles


Five stories for children from Anne Neuberger's St. Nicholas the Wonderworker
The Bakers' Dozen: A Saint Nicholas Tale, retold by Aaron Shepard, adapted for storytelling and for readers' theater by the author, from the beautifully illustrated picture book published by Atheneum, New York, 1995.

Rotating images: Gabrielle Haymoz, Musée d'art et d'histoire, Fribourg, Switzerland. Used by permission.
Illustration: © St. Nicholas Center

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