Before you confuse yourself wondering how to explain the difference between a latke and a dreidel, reach for a few Hanukkah books that will teach your little rugrats about the Festival of Lights while giving you a holiday crash course, too. Click through the slideshow to take a peek.

Chanukah Lights Everywhere

A little boy and his sister celebrate Hanukkah by counting the stars in the sky and candles on the menorah. Michael J. Rosen also hides clues throughout the story that help young readers find each night’s reminder of the holiday’s warmth. Age range: 4 - 8. Available at; $6.29.

Does your family read books for Hanukkah and other celebrations?

– Leah R. Singer