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Hanukkah bear

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Holiday House,
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1st ed.
Bubba Brayna's legendary latkes lure an unexpected visitor into her home in this playful Hanukkah tale from a master storyteller. Bubba Brayna makes the best latkes in the village, and on the first night of Hanukkah, the scent of her cooking wakes a hungry, adorable bear from his hibernation. He lumbers into town to investigate, and Bubba Brayna--who does not see or hear very well--mistakes him for her rabbi. She welcomes the bear inside to play the dreidel game, light the menorah, and enjoy a scrumptious meal. However, after her well-fed guest leaves, there's a knock at the door--it's the rabbi, and all of Brayna's other friends, arriving for dinner. But there are no latkes left--and together, they finally figure out who really ate them. Lively illustrations by Mike Wohnoutka, portraying the sprightly Bubba Brayna and her very hungry guest, accompany this instant family favorite, a humorous reworking of Eric A. Kimmel's earlier classic tale, The Chanukkah Guest . A traditional recipe for latkes is included in the back matter, along with interesting, digestible facts about the history and traditions of Hanukkah. A 2013 National Jewish Book Award Winner, this book is perfect for a holiday story time with children-- either in the classroom or at home, as an introduction for young readers to the traditions and customs of Hanukkah, and as a classic to return to year after year.
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Level 3.1, 0.5 Points
Lexile measure:
AD: Adult Directed 520L
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Grouped Work ID a04df957-2aba-1e8f-8015-4a51b7f521d8
Grouping Title hanukkah bear
Grouping Author kimmel eric a
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2019-01-16 23:17:11PM
Last Indexed 2019-01-18 00:43:21AM

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display_description On the first night of Hanukkah, Old Bear wanders into Bubba Brayna's house and receives a delicious helping of potato latkes when she mistakes him for the rabbi. Includes a recipe for latkes.
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subject_facet Bears, Bears -- Juvenile fiction, Bears. -- Fiction, Hanukkah, Hanukkah -- Fiction, Hanukkah stories, Juvenile, Jews, Jews -- Fiction, Jews -- Juvenile fiction, Old age, Old age -- Fiction, Old age -- Juvenile fiction, Picture books for children
title_display Hanukkah bear
title_full Hanukkah bear / by Eric A. Kimmel ; illustrated by Mike Wohnoutka
title_short Hanukkah bear
topic_facet Bears, Hanukkah, Hanukkah stories, Juvenile, Jews, Old age