MACCABEE!: THE STORY OF HANUKKAH
"This telling offers possibilities as a readers'-theater choice for school holiday performances and will stand as a solid introduction for young audiences just learning of the observance. (note) (Picture book/religion. 5-8)"
The Hanukkah story of how Judah and the Maccabees fought the dictator King Antiochus for the religious freedom of the Jews and the restoration of Jerusalem is retold in this animated rhyme punctuated by a repeated refrain: "Sometimes it only takes a few, / Who know what's right, and do it, too." Read full book review >