Hanukkah in Alaska is unlike anywhere else.
In this 1997 "Smithsonian" magazine Notable Book for Children, Rachel's mother invites their neighbor for dinner on Hanukkah, but she doesn't want to be a bother. "A lovely message, wrapped in a light-hearted story".--"School Library Journal". Full color.
Kind-hearted Moishe is given a magical frying pan that will produce all the latkes you could wish forlatkes by the dozen, latkes by the hundredsbut only Moishe must use it. Alas, his short-tempered wife, Baila, does not heed the warning.
This adorable pocket-size tale of three mischievous mice makes an ideal Hanukkah gift. Sweet illustrations and flaps hiding shiny foil surprises keep readers turning the pages until they reach the special endinga gatefold illustration of a beautiful menorah, with all eight candles burning bright.
Yetta, beautiful Yetta, manages to escape from the butcher's shop. But now she is lost in Brooklyn a strange place filled with rude rats and dangerous buses
But then, brave Yetta saves a small green bird from a sneaky cat, and his friends, the wild parrots of Brooklyn, are very grateful.
Muchas gracias, gallina hermosa
Flip, flap here.Flip, flop there.Potato pancakes in the air. Latkes flying everywhere
A delightful holiday offering no matter what you celebrate in December
I am a mix of two traditions.
From Daddy Christmas and Hanukkah Mama.
How lucky am I?
" The most imaginative Hannukah tale of the season. "Publishers Weekly
From the warm glow of holiday candles in the menorah to the fun of family gatherings, little dinosaurs love to celebrate the Festival of Lights. But sometimes the excitement of Chanukah, its treasured rituals, and the tradition of gifts can tempt a youngster to misbehave. . . .
Every December, Emma and her family celebrate two special holidays--Hanukkah and Christmas. Warm, color illustrations help families who honor both festive days.
When Father brings out the menorahs from a box in the closet, a young girl knows it is time for Hanukkah, the eight-day Festival of Lights. Time for the whole family to get together to play dreidels and sing and dance. Time to remember the story of Judah Maccabee. Time to eat potato latkes. And, of course, time for presents.
It's hard to pick the perfect gift, and Esther the Gorilla's choices seem all wrong at first. But it all gets sorted out when she invites her animal friends to a joyful Hanukkah party.
A family gathers joyfully to
celebrate Hanukkah by
lighting the menorah, enjoying
tasty latkes and other holiday
dishes, dancing the hora, and
spinning dreidels. Based on
a popular Yiddish folksong
(music included), the text and
illustrations portray the warmth,
beauty, and historical significance
of the Jewish holiday.
It's the first night of Hanukkah, and the mouse family secretly looks on as Mr. Silman lights the first Hanukkah candle. Then they watch Rachel Silman open a gift from her family, a beautiful dollhouse with a wraparound porch and tiny lace curtains. Just the right size for us, whispers Mindy Mouse. While the Silmans are asleep, the mouse family explores the dollhouse.
Sweet illustrations and simple language bring the holidays to life for the youngest of children.
Candles on the menorah, ready to light At Hanukkah, there are many much-anticipated rituals latkes to eat, dreidels to spin, presents to give and receive, and shiny gold treats. Add some free-form fun, from shadow puppetry to singing and dancing, and you have a warm, truly child-friendly
From a pop-up master and an acclaimed poet and author comes a glorious celebration of the true spirit of Chanukah.
A rich celebration of Hanukkah, featuring centuries of extraordinary art and artifacts. One of the most joyous weeks in the Jewish year is when families gather for eight evenings to celebrate the festival of Hanukkah. Jews the world over mark this holiday of freedom with the lighting of the Hanukkah menorah, while children spin a dreidel and eat sufganiyot and potato latkes.
"A fascinating window on the evolution of Jewish integration into American society and culture." - Alan M. Kraut, American University.
Our Hanukkah Mad Libs is more fun than playing a game of dreidelCelebrate Hanukkah with our newest original Mad Libs all about the Festival of Lights Our book features a ton of hilarious stories about lighting the menorah, spinning the dreidel, and much, much more With 21 stories, you'll have more than enough blanks to fill in to cover the eight nights of Hanukkah.
Sammy Spider watches longingly as Josh Shapiro lights another candle and receives another brightly colored dreidel each night of Hanukkah. Sammy's mother reminds him, "Spiders don't spin dreidels, spiders spin webs!" Then, on the last night, Sammy gets his own spinning surprise.
Before Simon sails to America, he promises his family that he will get a job and send for them. Simon's mother knows he will need a miracle, so she reminds him to celebrate Hanukkah wherever he may be.
From Judah Maccabee to lighting the menorah to eating potato latkes, this book introduces readers to the stories and traditions of Hanukkah and explains what it means to celebrate this festival of lights.
Rachel's twirling streamers
Daddy blows up blue balloons
Mommy sizzles latkes as she hums a Hanukkah tune.
"It's Hanukkah from A to Z. An Alphabet of things to see " ABC Hanukkah Hunt is a colorful, interactive, rhyming search for Hanukkah foods, gifts, and symbols.
The Knoodle family is about to celebrate Hanukkah. They discuss what the rabbi has told them: "It is hard to give the perfect gift, one that will be treasured forever." What did the rabbi mean? Thinking they're to give one another a gift they'd really love to have themselves, they pick names from a hat. Bubby Sadie gives Little Yekl a pickle barrel.
Shmelf is one of Santa's most important elves. He's part of the List Checking department, and he makes sure all the good boys and girls get their presents But when Shmelf finds out that some children are missing from Santa's list, he goes to investigate.
This dreidel doesn t work the father had cried. What do you mean? How can a dreidel not work? the shopkeeper asked. It was certainly the most beautiful spinning top the shopkeeper had ever seen, with magical golden letters on its sides.