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The Detroit Jewish News, 1991-11-29

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THE JEWISH NEWS

Books

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Shostak.
It's Chanukah! by Ellie
Gellman (Kar Ben) is another
boardbook with rounded
edges. Shapes, colors and
counting concepts are set in a
Chanukah context for the
very young.
Hanukkah by Miriam
Nerlove (Whitman) is the
story and celebration of
Chanukah retold in rhyming
text.
I Love Hanukkah by
Marilyn Hirsh (Holiday
House) is the celebration of
Chanukah as seen through
the eyes of a young boy. For
4-8 year olds.
My First Hanukkah Book by
Aileen Fisher (Children's
Press) has short poems
celebrating the fun, customs
and origin of Chanukah. Ages
4-7 will sit still for this
delightful book.
Happy Hanukkah Rebus by
David A. Adler (Viking
Kestrel) is a definite "lap
book." The story of Chanukah
is told for 3-8 year olds in
rebus form.
Hanukkah Songs and
Games Activity Book by Don
Cooper (Random) includes a
cassette tape for ages 3-6. The
cassette has 10 sing-along
Chanukah songs, both new
and traditional, including the
blessings.
For young readers of school
age, recommended Chanukah
books include:
A Picture Book of Hanuk-
kah by David A. Adler (Holi-
day House). A simple retell-
ing of the dramatic
Chanukah story makes this a
good one to read alone or read
aloud to 5-8 year olds.
The Eight Nights: A
Chanukah Counting Book
(UAHC) has a rhyme cele-
brating each of the Chanukah
nights.
We Celebrate Hanukkah by
Bobbie Kalman (Crabtree) in-
cludes the origins, foods, gifts,
party ideas, poems, crafts,
short stories, recipes and
games for Chanukah. All
ages will enjoy this book.
Hanukkah by Norma
Simon (Crowell) presents the
history and customs of
Chanukah in simple, easy-to-
read language.
My Very Own Chanukah by
Judith Robbins Saypol (Kar
Ben) is a guide to the eight
nights of celebration for
young children and their
families. Intended primarily
for children 5-10 years old,
the whole family, including
pre-schoolers, will find it
interesting. This book is an
attempt to shift the emphasis
of Chanukah from gifts to
Jewish tradition, history and
values.
Pancakes All
Potato
Around: A Hanukkah Tale by

Marilyn Hirsh (Bonim Books)
is a Chanukah picture book
set in a 19th century eastern
European village.
The Chanukkah Guest by
Eric Kimmel (Holiday
House). Old Bubba Brayna
who is 97 doesn't see or hear
as well as she used to, but still
makes the best potato latkes
in the village.
Malke's Secret Recipe: A
Chanukah Story from Chelm
by David Adler (Kar Ben).
Malke made the best latkes
in the village of Chelm — soft
and light, but she wouldn't
share her recipe.
For older readers ages 8-12
recommended Chanukah
reading includes:
Hanukkah: Eight Lights
Around the World by Susan
Sussman (Whitman). From
Mexico to Morocco, eight
short stories give glimpses of
contemporary Jewish
families in eight different
countries as they celebrate
Chanukah.
Light Another Candle: The
Story and Meaning of Hanuk-
kah by Miriam Chaikin
(Clarion). The story of
Chanukah and how it is
celebrated in other countries.
Eight Nights, Eight Lights
by Malka Drucker (Holiday
House). This book includes
the history, customs, rituals,
foods, games, recipes, crafts
and puzzles for the holiday.
Hanukkah Fun Book:
Puzzles, Riddles, Magic and
More by David A. Adler
(Bonim Books). A paperback
activity book for ages 8-12
that contains exactly what
the title promises.
Chanukah fiction books for
8-12 year olds include:
Yossi Asks the Angels for
Help by Miriam Chaikin
(Harper and Row). Another
warm, humorous, but this
time modern Chanukah
story. Yossi, the oldest child in
a Chassidic family, is in trou-
ble again. In this story, it's
the first night of Chanukah
and Yossi has lost the money
he planned to use for his lit-
tle sister's present.
There's No Such Thing As a
Chanukah Bush, Sandy Gold-
stein by Susan Sussman
(Whitman). Robin is having a
rough time. Not only does the
fourth-grade spend an entire
day making Christmas or-
naments, singing Christmas
carols and watching a
Christmas movie, but Sandy
Goldstein's family has a
"Chanukah Bush." Robin
wants one too.
The Power of Light: Eight
Short Stories. for Hanukkah
by Isaac Bashevis Singer
(Farrar, Strauss, Giroux). A
collection of Chanukah
stories by the world famous
storyteller. 111

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