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Books for Celebrating Hanukkah

Share the spirit of Hanukkah with your child through these great holidays reads.
 
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Clifford Celebrates Hanukkah
by Norman Bridwell Illustrated by Norman Bridwell

Celebrate Hanukkah with Clifford and Emily Elizabeth!

Clifford and Emily Elizabeth are celebrating their first Hanukkah. They love hearing the story of Hanukkah, eating "latkes" (fried potato pancakes) and "sufganiyot" (fried jelly donuts), and playing dreidel.

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On the First Night of Chanukah
by Cecily Kaiser Illustrated by Brian Schatell

In this Chanukah twist on a favorite song, young readers can count down the eight nights of Chanukah with special gifts on every page!

On the first night of Chanukah, my mother gave to me
A menorah burning bright for all to see!

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Cover image for Dreidel, Dreidel, Dreidel!
Dreidel, Dreidel, Dreidel!
Illustrated by Shahar Kober
Sing along to the classic Hanukkah song in this shiny board book shaped just like a dreidel!
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Board Picturebooks: $3.99

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How Do Dinosaurs Say Happy Chanukah?
by Jane Yolen Illustrated by Mark Teague

With more than 9 million books in print, America's favorite dinosaurs can't wait to celebrate Chanukah!

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Light the Lights!
by Margaret Moorman Illustrated by Margaret Moorman

In a heartwarming holiday story, an interfaith family celebrates two special traditions.

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I Know an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Dreidel
by Caryn Yacowitz Illustrated by David Slonim

A family drives through the snow to visit their beloved bubbe, who spreads out a Chanukah supper for everyone to enjoy. But one dish goes a little wrong:

"I know an old lady who swallowed a dreidel,
A Chanukah dreidel she thought was a bagel...
Perhaps it's fatal."

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Hanukkah: A Counting Book in English- Hebrew- Yiddish
by Emily Sper Illustrated by Emily Sper

An innovative board book version of a favorite Hanukkah hardcover!

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Very Best Hanukkah Gift, The
by Joanne Rocklin Illustrated by Catharine O'Neill
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Our Eight Nights of Hanukkah
by Michael J. Rosen Illustrated by DyAnne DiSalvo

The eight nights of Hanukkah are unlike any others. Hanukkah is a time for prayers, thanksgiving, and the lighting of the menorah. It's also a time to have fun dancing at the temple's big Hanukkah party, to play with dreidels and chocolate coins, and to eat delicious latkes.

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Chanukkah Guest, The
by Eric A. Kimmel Illustrated by Giora Carmi

Old Bear isn't the rabbi! But Bubba Brayna's eyesight isn't as good as it used to be. So, she shares her delicious potato latkes with a surprisingly hairy guest on the first night of Chanukkah. This funny read aloud book will bring a laugh!

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Arielle and the Hanukkah Surprise
by Devra Newberger Speregen , Shirley Newberger Illustrated by Lena Shiffman

This Hanukkah, Arielle gets to light a candle on the menorah for the first time, in a heartwarming story that introduces very young children to the wonders and traditions of Hanukkah.

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The Count's Hanukkah Countdown
by Tilda Balsley , Ellen Fischer Illustrated by Tom Leigh

At a gala Hanukkah party on Sesame Street, Grover and the Count welcome visiting Israeli Muppet friends Brosh and Avigail, tell the story of Hanukkah, feast on latkes and learn that eight is the perfect Hanukkah number.

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