My Two Holidays

By Danielle Novack, Phyllis Harris (illustrator),

Book cover of My Two Holidays: A Hanukkah and Christmas Story

Book description

When Sam's classmates take turns talking about which holiday they celebrate, Sam becomes very nervous. Some people celebrate Christmas and some people celebrate Hanukkah. But Sam celebrates both!
Written by a clinical psychologist, MY TWO HOLIDAYS offers comforting explanations that shine a light on how special it can be to…

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1 author picked My Two Holidays as one of their favorite books. Why do they recommend it?

At school Sam feels different from his classmates because he celebrates both Christmas and Hanukkah, but after talking it through with his mom, he realizes that he’s excited to be able to observe two holidays instead of one.

The book addresses a child’s feeling of being different because his parents have different religious backgrounds.

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