A Christmas to Remember: Tales of Comfort and Joy is an anthology of eleven short stories based on the Dear Canada series. The book was published in October 2009. Each story focuses on different heroine from Dear Canada, including A Desperate Road to Freedom, which was published a month prior.
- "December 24, 1920
There were big boxes filled with presents. Some tinsel too. We towed the boxes on our toboggan, put them on the porch and skedaddled behind some bushes. We waited until a light went on and then we scurried away before the family could come out. I wish we could have waited a couple minutes more, just to see their faces.
Eleven wonderful stories of memorable Christmases by some of Canada's top children's writers."
"Untangling Christmas" by Jean Little
"An Unexpected Visitor" by Marsha Forchuk Skrypuch
"Something That Matters" by Carol Matas
"These Three Gifts" by Maxine Trottier
"When War Hits Home" by Julie Lawson
"Reading Henry" by Sarah Ellis
"The Daft Days of Christmas" by Julie Lawson
"Shirley Goodness" by Perry Nodelman
"A Time to Rebuild" by Maxine Trottier
"Like a Stack of Spoons" by Jean Little
"Singing a Prayer" by Karleen Bradford
- Main article: List of A Christmas to Remember characters