A few books for interfaith families

Does your family celebrate both Hanukkah and Christmas?  Are you looking for stories about families like yours?  Here are a few suggestions:

Hanukkah and Christmas at My House by Susan Enid Gertz
In this picture book, a little girl shares some of the things she and her brother love about Hanukkah and Christmas, including mommy’s memories of celebrating Hanukkah with her parents and daddy’s memories of celebrating Christmas with his.

Sam I Am
Sam I Am
by Ilene Cooper
Twelve-year-old Sam, the son of a Jewish father and Christian mother, struggles to understand religion and its role in his family’s life in this chapter book set during the Hanukkah and Christmas holidays.

The Winter Witch by Clay Bonnyman Evans
Now that his parents are divorced, Stephen is not looking forward to Christmas in a new home with his new Jewish stepmother but an old neighbor gives him perspective on the common meaning of several winter festivals in this picture book.

-Miss Sarah

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