The Story of Hanukkah

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The Story of Hanukkah

By David A. Adler; Jill Weber (Illustrator)

Holiday House, Hardcover, 9780823422951, 24pp.

Publication Date: August 1, 2011

Description
No celebration of Hanukkah would be complete without recountng the events of more than two thousand years ago that the holiday commemorates. In a simple yet dramatic text and vibrant paintings, the story of the courageous Maccabees and the miracle that took place in the Temple in Jerusalem is retold. For readers who want to continue the festivities, a recipe for latkes and directions for playing dreidel are included.