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.

Hanukkah Bear

A bear wakes to a wonderful smell that leads him to the house of Bubba Brayna who makes the best latkes in the village. The bear and Bubba then light the menorah, play the dreidel game and eat yummy latkes. Eric A. Kimmel also includes a latke recipe in the book. Age range: 3 - 8. Available at amazon.com; $12.73.

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Does your family read books for Hanukkah and other celebrations?

– Leah R. Singer