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.

Mrs. Greenberg’s Messy Hanukkah

Rachel wants to make latkes, yet her family won’t be celebrating right away. So she enlists the help of Mrs. Greenberg the neighbor to help her make the potato pancakes. But when the cooking becomes messy, will Mrs. Greeenberg’s kitchen – and Hanukkah – be ruined? Linda Glaser shares a great tale of friendship and holiday spirit. Age 5 - 8. Available at; $6.26.

Does your family read books for Hanukkah and other celebrations?

– Leah R. Singer