What is Hanukkah and how did it begin? Every year, Jewish people around the world celebrate Hanukkah, the festival of lights. This simple non-fiction text is a Rookie Read-About Holidays Book by Scholastic. It is filled with great photographs and basic facts about the eight-day festival of Hanukkah. It introduces children to the holiday’s traditions, festivities and history and includes a glossary of terms, a craft suggestion, and a mini-quiz to test what they have learned.
Recommended for ages 3 – 6.