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Holidays Around the World: Celebrate Hanukkah: With Light, Latkes, and Dreidels (Holidays Around the World)

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In Celebrate Hanukkah Deborah Heiligman welcomes readers to a holiday celebrated by Jewish communities around the world.

The vivid photography of National Geographic illustrates the joyous celebrations of Jewish people around the world—including Ghana, Uganda, India, Israel, Peru, the United States and Poland, as they light menorahs, spin dreidels, and make latkes.

The richly informative back matter details many facts, such as the story of U.S. astronaut Jeffrey Hoffman, who brought a menorah and a dreidel on his Space Shuttle mission in 1993. Hoffman observed the traditional spinning of the dreidel, but wisely left the menorah unlit in the proximity of several thousand liters of rocket fuel! Also included are the author's sure-to-please latke recipe, Hanukkah blessings, and a Hanukkah song.

A note from Rabbi Shira Stern, the book's consultant, sets the holiday in its global religious and cultural context.

Synopsis:

Curriculum Standards

SOCIAL STUDIES

- Culture

- Time, Continuity, & Change

- Individual Development & Identity

- Individuals, Groups, & Institutions

- Global Connections

Synopsis:

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About the Author

Deborah Heiligman is the award-winning author of 15 children's books. She specializes in simplifying complex subjects for young people, particularly in the areas of science and social studies. She lives in New York City.

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Product Details

ISBN:
9781426302930
Author:
Heiligman, Deborah
Publisher:
National Geographic Society
Consultant:
Stern, Shira
Subject:
Holidays & Celebrations - Halloween
Subject:
Holidays & Celebrations - Hanukkah
Subject:
days & Festivals / Jewish
Subject:
Hanukkah
Subject:
Holidays
Subject:
General-General
Subject:
Holidays & Festivals - General
Subject:
hanukkah;judaism;holidays
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Holidays Around the World
Publication Date:
20081031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 1 up to 4
Language:
English
Illustrations:
25 COLOR PHOTOS, 3 MAPS
Pages:
32
Dimensions:
10.10x8.50x.10 in. .25 lbs.
Age Level:
06-09

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SOCIAL STUDIES

- Culture

- Time, Continuity, & Change

- Individual Development & Identity

- Individuals, Groups, & Institutions

- Global Connections

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