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3 edition of How I Saved Hanukkah found in the catalog.

How I Saved Hanukkah

by Amy Koss

  • 173 Want to read
  • 9 Currently reading

Published by Rebound by Sagebrush .
Written in English


ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7599059M
ISBN 100613299809
ISBN 109780613299800

  Home > Holidays and Occasions > Hanukkah > Books for the Classroom. Below you will find a thematic book list for the Jewish Hanukkah holiday. These Hanukkah books for kids may be found at your local public or school library. For your convenience, ISBN numbers, book reviews and related links have been provided on each detail book page.   When Mindy Saved Hanukkah by Eric Kimmel, Barbara Mcclintock (Illustrator) The Klein family are little people that live behind the walls of the famous Eldridge Street Synagogue in New York City at the turn of the century. Grandfather''s attempt to retrieve their holiday candle is foiled by a cat.

Christmas was all around me, but I had never heard of Hanukkah. Nevertheless, it is a part of our heritage as Christians, just as much as it is for Jews. Today, Decem is the first day of Hanukkah. It actually began last night at sunset and continues for eight days, ending at sunset on December This traditional Hanukkah tune, in English and Yiddish, is one of the most well-known tunes amongst American Jews. Consider pairing it with other more contemporary resources to build a well-rounded program or lesson.

Book Clubs Book Fairs Scholastic Education Classroom Magazines About Us When Mindy Saved Hanukkah. By Barbara McClintock, Eric A. Kimmel. Grades. PreK-K, , Find out how Mindy saved Hanukkah! It was right before Hanukkah and time to make the candles. Everyone waited for Papa to come home. Mindy Klein and her family are tiny -- little people so small they can live behind the walls of the Eldridge Street Synagogue. When Mindy's father sprains his ankle right before Hanukkah, he is unable to bring home a candle for the menorah. So Mindy decides to set Author: Eric Kimmel, Eric A. Kimmel.


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How I Saved Hanukkah book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Will appeal to young readers who will also find themselves lea /5. When Mindy Saved Hanukkah book.

Read 12 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Let the Scholastic Bookshelf books guide you through the /5. I love How I saved Hanukkah. The family and the girls were so well drawn. I can't wait to share the book with my granddaughter. I am recommending this book everywhere.

It's funny and a good story. Read more. Helpful. Comment Report abuse. William S. Knodel. out of 5 stars Five Stars.5/5(4). Submitted 2/6/ by MissAmerica. I loved this book. This book made me think more about being Jewish.

Since I am jewish I really like this book because it talked about Hanukkah my I love how the main character the girl in the story qanted to celebrate Hanukkah more since she was Jewish to celebrate Hanukkah she couldn’t celebrate Christmas so she at least wanted to celebrate Hanukkah more.

Get this from a library. How I saved Hanukkah. [Amy Goldman Koss; Diane De Groat] -- Marla, the only Jewish student in her fourth-grade class, wishes she celebrated Christmas like her best friend Lucy, until one year when she decides to learn all about Hanukkah and to teach her.

How I Saved Hanukkah ← Back to Story Central ← Back to Parent Guides. Ratings. Ages: Jewish Content and Values: Positive Role Models: Content Advisory: What the Book is About: Marla hates being the only Jewish kid in her fourth grade class, and she hates having to make blue and white decorations when everyone else is making red and green.

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Due to COVID, orders may be : Amy Goldman Koss. Like many people I know the story of Hanukkah, but this the first time I have read a children’s book about it. Moreover, children or adults will learn from the book;I felt informed even though it was a children's book.

Yet, like followers of any religion I have questions about Hanukkah and think children would have some questions as well/5(). Book reviews. When Mindy Saved Hanukkah Eric A. Kimmel Review by Alice Cary. December Holiday books harvest laughter and warmth for young readers ÔTwas the season of giving, And all through the stores, Await bright racks and shelves, Filled with holiday books galore.

Happy Hanukkah There's a feast of Hanukkah books this year, starting. Greetings!. The idea that Christmas Saved Hanukkah is rather curious to me. I see it the other way around — that Hanukkah Saved Christmas — because if Hanukkah had not happened, there would be no Christmas to celebrate. The only two people who had celebrated birthdays in the Scriptures were Pharaoh and : Dr.

Eli Lizorkin-Eyzenberg. Get this from a library. When Mindy saved Hanukkah. [Eric A Kimmel; Barbara McClintock] -- A tiny Jewish family living behind the wall of a synagogue must battle a frightening cat if they want candles for their Hanukkah menorah.

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By Kimmel, Eric A. McClintock, Barbara. ill. (based on Goodreads ratings) Audience Kids years. Published by Scholastic Press, New York. ISBN Bib Id Description 1 v. (unpaged): col. ill. ; 26 cm. How I Saved Hanukkah by Amy Goldman Koss. Recommended for ages 9 to Marla Feinstein is the only Jewish kid in her class, and every December she feels down as her classmates begin their holiday preparations.

Marla decides to take matters into her own hands and make Hanukkah the biggest celebration in town. Hanukkah (/ ˈ h ɑː n ə k ə / HAH-nə-kə; Hebrew: חֲנֻכָּה ḥanuká, Tiberian: ḥanuká, usually spelled חֲנוּכָּה ‎, pronounced in Modern Hebrew, or in Yiddish; a transliteration also romanized as Chanukah or Ḥanukah) is a Jewish festival commemorating the rededication of the Second Temple in Jerusalem at the time of the Maccabean Revolt against the Seleucid ed by: Jews.

Read "How I Saved Hanukkah" by Amy Goldman Koss available from Rakuten Kobo. "Will appeal to young readers who will also find themselves learning a bit about the meaning of Hanukkah Warm and funn Brand: Penguin Young Readers Group.

But when Marla decides to learn what Hanukkah traditions are really about, things change fast. Soon she's got her family turning latkes into Hanukkah Performance Art and doing a wild hora. Based on the book by Amy Goldman Koss, this intimate theater experience is appropriate for children ages 3.

The book title gives you some hint of what happens next, and on December 14 th Preservation Detectives will follow Mindy’s adventures as they go on a treasure hunt around the Eldridge Street Synagogue to find the candle and to save Hanukkah.

A tiny Jewish family living behind the wall of a synagogue must battle a frightening cat if they want candles for their Hanukkah menorah. But when Marla decides to learn what Hanukkah traditions are really about, things change fast.

Soon she’s got her family turning latkes into Hanukkah Performance Art and doing a wild hora. “How I Saved Hanukkah” is a book written by Amy Goldman Koss, cover illustrated by Diane deGroat, adapted for the stage by Jennifer Kersey. Hanukkah is the Jewish holiday that was saved by Christians.

The Book of Maccabees describes the torture and execution of Hannah and her seven .The story was retold in different versions.

According to one version, it happened during the time of the Maccabean revolt against Syrian oppression, and Yehudit was a daughter of Yochanan the high priest, father of the Hasmonean family.

At any rate, the heroic deed of Yehudit has inspired faith and courage in the hearts of Jews throughout the ages.Hanukkah Lights David Martin Illustrated by Melissa Sweet Board Book Infants to age 3 Candlewick Press,It is Hanukkah time and the family is ready to light the menorah candles.

Every night they light one more candle. They also enjoy special treats that they only have during Hanukkah.