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Celebrate each night of Chanukah with eight different families and learn about the rituals and traditions which make up this wonderful holiday.

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    Single Picture Books
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    Kane Miller
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    Kane Miller
  • Author
    Barnes, Natalie
  • ISBN-13
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    10.2 x 10.2
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    Fiction Picture Book Hanukkah Jewish Holidays

Celebrate each night of Chanukah with eight different families and learn about the rituals and traditions which make up this wonderful holiday.

"A simple, contemporary introduction to the holiday focused on the children’s point of view."
-- Kirkus Reviews
"As the families in one diverse city neighborhood celebrate Chanukah, readers get a night-by-night glimpse into their homes and practices. ... A warm and welcoming tale, with colorful illustrations in subdued hues that reflect an array of Jewish experiences and representation."
-- The Horn Book Magazine
"Barnes doesn't miss a Chanukah tradition as readers learn about Chanukah in this impressive addition to holiday collections. ... Barnes and Stegmaier achieve magic with the representation of different ages and races so no reader feels left out of the story. Highly recommended for all libraries and homes."
-- Children’s Literature Comprehensive Database
"This is a heartwarming story that celebrates family and togetherness, all while embracing diversity and uniqueness within a community. What a beautiful way to remember Jewish history!"
-- Stories with Jojo
"The illustrations are beautiful, warm, and inviting."
-- Jamie Bills
"[B]eautiful read ... detailed, colorful pages illustrate diverse characters ..."
-- Books Grow Minds
"[A] stunning new book that is a perfect introduction to Hanukkah and way to kick off the holiday. It shows how different families celebrate over eight nights and is complete with warm cozy illustrations!"
-- Picture Book Recommendations
"I recommend this book for any library looking for a loving story about modern families celebrating Chanukah... and the meaning of Chanukah within families and communities."
-- Pennsylvania School Librarians Association (PSLA) Literature Review

"This lovely book shares the traditions of Hanukkah / Chanukah over 8 nights. It’s a time for family, food, fun, friendship, and togetherness. I love how this story weaves through celebrations in different households. ... And when the neighborhood comes together at the synagogue, the Rabbi shares the history of the festival—the story of the Maccabees."
-- Shelves of Color

"In this attractive, over-size picture book, Chanukah rituals and traditions are described and illustrated in brief text and richly colored pictures of eight different family celebrations. The families are noticeably diverse ..."
-- AJL News and Reviews?

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