childrensbooksIntroduce children to Hanukkah with this guide that tells the story behind the celebration and current traditions. Includes how to play dreidel, glossary, and pronounciation guide.
Grade 2-3-The first two-thirds of this book presents a simple history of the holiday, giving beginning readers a feeling for the events that took place. The last third of the text explores some of the ways Hanukkah is celebrated today and includes instructions on how to play dreidel. Sketchy watercolor illustrations show a multigenerational family enjoying various activities. Filling a need for material written at an easy reading level, Hanukkah introduces children to the history and traditions surrounding the holiday