Newish Hanukkah Books for Little Kids

Here’s a list of some of our newest Hanukkah books for the younger children in your family:

Celebrate Hanukkah
by Deborah Heiligman
This nonfiction book about Hanukkah is filled with photographs from around the world.

by Trudi Trueit
Beginning readers can enjoy this Hanukkah book designed just for them!

Eight Winter Nights
Eight Winter Nights: A Family Hanukkah Book
by Laura Krauss Melmed
Short verses describe symbols, foods, and family fun associated with the festival of Hanukkah.  Includes facts about the history and traditions.

Hanukkah Haiku
Hanukkah Haiku
by Harriet Ziefert
Here’s a cultural crossover that pays off: a traditionally Japanese poetic form used to celebrate the eight nights of Hanukkah.

The Hanukkah Trike
The Hanukkah Trike
by Michelle Edwards
After falling off of the tricycle she just received as a Hanukkah gift, Gabi recalls the story of the brave Maccabees and finds the courage to try again.

Hoppy Hanukkah
Hoppy Hanukkah
by Linda Glaser
Two young bunnies learn about the customs of Hanukkah from their parents and grandparents before they light the menorahs, eat potato latkes, and play dreidel.

I Have a Little Dreidel
I Have a Little Dreidel
by Maxie Baum
An illustrated retelling of the classic Hanukkah song, with directions for playing the dreidel game and a recipe for making latkes.

On the first night of Chanukah
On the First Night of Chanukah
by Cecily Kaiser
This version of the popular holiday song celebrates the history and traditions of Chanukah.

-Miss Sarah

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