Holiday Books for All Faiths
Eight Candles and a Tree
Ages 4-7Meet Sophie, a little girl from a multi-faith who celebrates Chanukah and Christmas. When her friend Tommy and his family come over for a holiday party, Sophie declares that she loves both holidays because they are filled with lights, songs, food, and family.
Elijah's Angel: A Story for Chanukah and Christmas
The story of a friendship between a nine-year-old Jewish boy and an African-American man in his eighties.
A Hanukkah Treasury
For all ages
This colorful collection of stories is a tribute to this holiday, and includes plenty of history and tradition among the celebration.
Hershel and the Hanukkah Goblins
The Hanukkah Goblins are determined to ruin yet another Hanukkah for the poor villagers. But they haven't counted on the clever skills of Hershel, who manages to outwit them.
How I Saved Hanukkah
Marla Feinstein is the only Jewish kid in her fourth-grade class, and she's tired of feeling like an outsider. Children of any heritage will enjoy Marla's funny struggles as she discovers what Hanukkah is really about.
Hurray For Three Kings' Day!
Anita's family celebrates the Latin American holiday known as Three Kings' Day. Learn about the celebration by reading the book.
Imani's Gift at Kwanzaa
Grandma M'Dear teaches granddaughter Imani about her name, which comes from the seventh Kwanzaa principle of having faith.
The month of Ramadan is an Islamic time of fasting, feasting, sharing, and prayer. Learn how young Hakeem celebrates Ramadan with his family.
The Runaway Rice Cake
Find out what happens when the Chang family's New Year rice cake pops out of the pan and rolls out of the house and down the street.
Seven Spools of Thread: A Kwanzaa Story
In a Ghanian village, a father's will commands that his seven squabbling sons make gold from silk thread "by the time the moon rises" without fighting.
This Next New Year
This is a fun story about a half-Korean, half-Chinese boy and his best friends, a German-French boy and a Hopi-Mexican girl, as they celebrate the Chinese New Year.
The Winter Solstice
This book introduces the customs and beliefs of the ancient Britons, Scandinavians, Romans, and Peruvians, as well as certain Native American sun ceremonies.Buy on Amazon
The Winter Solstice: The Sacred Traditions of Christmas
This book is filled with history, folklore, recipes, activities, decorating ideas, and songs. It includes 500 richly colored illustrations, and offers suggestions for combining new and old traditions to create a more personal celebration.Buy on Amazon