The Ninth Night of Hanukkah By Erica S. Perl Illustrated by Shahar Kober

Back of Book: It’s Hanukkah, and Max and Rachel are excited to light the menorah in their family’s new apartment. But, unfortunately, their Hanukkah box is missing. So now they have no menorah, candles, dreidels, or, well, anything! Luckily, their neighbors are happy to help, offering thoughtful and often humorous stand-in items each night. And then, justContinue reading “The Ninth Night of Hanukkah By Erica S. Perl Illustrated by Shahar Kober”

Goodnight Bubbala By Sheryl Haft

Back of Book: This zesty parody of one of America’s favorite picture books offers a very different bedtime routine: one that is full of family exuberance and love. Instead of whispers of “hush,” this bedtime includes dancing and kvelling, and of course, noshing—because this little bunny is a Jewish bunny, and this joyous book celebratesContinue reading “Goodnight Bubbala By Sheryl Haft”

Meet the Latkes By Alan Silberberg

Lucy Latke’s family is just like yours or mine. Except that they’re potato pancakes. And also, they are completely clueless. After lighting the menorah and gobbling the gelt, Grandpa Latke tells everyone the Hanukkah story, complete with mighty Mega Bees who use a giant dreidel to fight against the evil alien potatoes from Planet Chhh.Continue reading “Meet the Latkes By Alan Silberberg”

Dear Santa, Love, Rachel RosensteinBy Amanda Peet & Andrea Troyer

Back of Book: Rachel Rosenstein is determined to celebrate Christmas this year—and the fact that her family is Jewish is not going to stop her. In a series of hilarious and heartwarming mishaps, Rachel writes a letter to Santa explaining her cause, pays him a visit at the mall, and covertly decorates her house onContinue reading “Dear Santa, Love, Rachel RosensteinBy Amanda Peet & Andrea Troyer”

The Trees of the Dancing Goats by Patricia Polacco

Back of Book: Trisha loves the eight days of Hanukkah, when her mother stays home from work, her Babushka makes delicious potato latkes, and her Grampa carves wonderful animals out of wood as gifts for Trisha and her brother. In the middle of her family’s preparation for the festival of lights, Trisha visits her closestContinue reading “The Trees of the Dancing Goats by Patricia Polacco”

Hanukkah Bear by Eric Kimmel

Click here  to find on Amazon Back of book: A bear wakes to wonderful smells that leads him to the house of Bubba Brayna. Bubba Brayna makes the best latkes in the village, but at ninety-seven, she doesn’t hear or see well. When the bear arrives at her door, she believes he is her rabbi. BubbaContinue reading “Hanukkah Bear by Eric Kimmel”