Hanukkah in Alaska

hanukkahinalaskaWritten by Barbara Brown, Illustrated by Stacey Schuett


A young girl tells about the problem they can have with moose in Alaska where she lives. She is afraid that a moose that finds her backyard appealing will destroy her swing. She makes a Hanukkah treat and the moose eats it and leaves. I had no idea that children in Alaska hug trees if a moose comes along. This book is informative as well as entertaining. Although we are tired of winter in Utah, we don’t often have to cope with moose in our backyards.

Review by Kathy Loewy, Twin Peaks Elementary Media Center
Rating: ★★★★✩ (4 stars)
Interest Level: Grades K-3

Hanukkah in Alaska
Written by Barbara Brown, Illustrated by Stacey Schuett
Henry Holt & Company
32 pages
Release Date: October 22, 2013
ISBN: 9780805097481 (hardcover)

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