Posts Tagged ‘Hanukkah’

Book Review | Menorah Under the Sea
by Esther Susan Heller

Score: 3

© 2009 Kar-Ben Publishing Jewish educators, teachers, librarians…this book proves that arts and crafts lessons are well worth your time and energy! Here is a wondrous book about a marine ecologist, doing research in Antarctica. Because it is summer time there, the sun never sets.  Nevertheless, it is the first night of Hanukkah, he is [...]

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Book Review | Hershel and the Hanukkah Goblins
by Eric Kimmel

Score: 5

Illustrated by Trina Schart Hyman ©1985  Holiday House If I was stuck on a desert island during Hanukkah and could only bring one children’s Hanukkah book with me, I would bring this book. Classic, timeless and always enjoyable, great for reading out loud or reading alone, Hershel and the Hanukkah Goblins is hands down my [...]

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Book Review | Hanukkah Haiku
by Harriet Ziefert

Score: 3

Illustrated by Karla Gudeon. © 2008 Blue Apple Books This is a unique Hanukkah book for a number of reasons. First, for each night of Hanukkah there is a lovely Haiku which charmingly addresses – as only a Haiku can – a specific Hanukkah custom. You and your students, or family members, will enjoy counting [...]

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