Childrens Hanukkah Books

Childrens Hanukkah Books

To celebrate the Festival of Lights, we’ve compiled a list of ten Hanukkah books for children. Enjoy!   Biscuit’s Hanukkah by Alyssa Satin Capucilli The loveable pup Biscuit is back and celebrating Hanukkah. The perfect book for children—follow Biscuit as he makes his beautiful menorah.   Hanukkah in Alaska by Barbara Brown This beautifully illustrated book explores Hanukkah in Alaska—where the days are only five hours long. When one girl finds a moose in her backyard, she can’t get it to move and it keeps eating the tree! Not until the last night of Hanukkah does a tradition provide the solution.   …

10 Novels About Everlasting Friendship

10 Novels About Everlasting Friendship

Friendship comes in all shapes and sizes, and sometimes the best friends are those who are least expected. We’ve compiled a list of ten novels about everlasting friendship that are sure to pull at your heart strings. From childhood friends Jesse and Leslie in Bridge to Terabithia to a group of more “mature” adults in The Group, there’s a novel for everyone.   The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky Published in 1999, the “coming of age” novel follows introverted freshman Charlie as he enters high school with no friends. Two seniors and step-siblings, Sam and Patrick, befriend Charlie and encourage him …

Required Reading: 10 High School Classics to Read Again

Required Reading: 10 High School Classics to Read Again

In grade school, we read a lot of classic literature. But while there’s something decidedly magical about being drawn to an unknown-to-us title at a bookshop, when we found one printed in Times New Roman under the words “Required Reading,” the magic was just plain gone. So, with a full course load and a slew of extracurriculars thrown in for college bait, SparkNotes and skimming our way through some of the greatest classics in the English language seemed like the smartest way to pass the next pop quiz. Now that we’re somewhat older—and a tiny bit wiser—we’re revisiting the books we didn’t fully appreciate the first time around. Follow along …