Hanukkah Books for Kids

Whether you spell the holiday "Hanukkah" or "Chanukah," these books will help kids learn about and celebrate the eight-day Jewish Festival of Lights. From lighting the menorah to cooking latkes to spinning the dreidel, you'll find all the familiar traditions. If you're Jewish or simply looking to learn more, these touching stories about miracles, family, and fun are perfect for the holiday season. For a broader selection of wintertime reads, try our list of Holiday Books for Kids.

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All-of-a-Kind Family Hanukkah Book Poster Image
Little sister finds way to contribute in warm holiday story.
By Emily Jenkins
(2018)
(2018)
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Chanukah Lights Everywhere Book Poster Image
Loving family's cozy celebration appeals to all.
By Michael J. Rosen
(2006)
(2006)
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Daddy Christmas & Hanukkah Mama Book Poster Image
Two-tradition family doubles the holiday fun.
By Selina Alko
(2012)
(2012)
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Hanukkah Book Poster Image
Award winner is perfect for holiday gift-giving.
By Roni Schotter
(2008)
(2008)
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Latkes and Applesauce: A Hanukkah Story Book Poster Image
Folksy tale shares the miracle of simple things.
By Fran Manushkin
(2007)
(2007)
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Oskar and the Eight Blessings Book Poster Image
Exquisite Hanukkah story has universal blessings theme.
By Richard Simon, Tanya Simon
(2015)
(2015)
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Simon and the Bear Book Poster Image
Polar bear, faith save boy in sweet Hanukkah miracle tale.
By Eric A. Kimmel
(2014)
(2014)
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