Learn about the menorah and try out a delicious recipe for latkes. Kids discover the meaning of and pastimes associated with Hanukkah. This title teaches children about traditions passed down through the ages and explores how Hanukkah is celebrated in America today. Additional features to aid comprehension include activities and poetry, informative sidebars, a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, sources for further research, an index, and an introduction to the author and illustrator.
|Interest Level||Kindergarten - Grade 3|
|Reading Level||Grade 2|
|Publisher||The Child's World, Inc.|
|Number of Pages||32|
|BISACS||JNF026090, JNF026080, JNF026000|
|Dimensions||9.5 x 8|
|Guided Reading Level||N|
|Features||Activities for further learning, Author/Illustrator biography, Educational front/back matter, Glossary of key words, Index, Informative sidebars, Phonetics, Photo captions, Reviewed, Sources for further research, Suggested websites, and Table of contents|
- Happy Hanukkah
- A Miracle Happened There!
- Lights of the Season
- Fun and Games
- Tasty Treats
- Come Celebrate!
- Poetry Corner
- Songs of Hanukkah
- Joining in the Spirit of Hanukkah
- Making Sweet Potato Latkes
- Building a Menorah
- Learn More
Author: Trudi Strain Trueit
Trudi Strain Trueit is a former television news reporter, weather forecaster, and anchor. She has written more than forty books for children. She lives in Everett, Wahsington, with her husband, Bill.
Illustrator: Rebecca Thornburgh
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