Nonna's Hanukkah Surprise

By Karen Fisman, Martha Graciela Avilés (illustrator),

Book cover of Nonna's Hanukkah Surprise

Book description

Rachel loves visiting her Italian grandmother, even though Nonna celebrates Christmas and Rachel and her parents celebrate Hanukkah. Rachel plans to share Hanukkah with her whole family, so when Rachel's special hanukkiah goes missing, Nonna steps in to save the day.

Shepherd is reader supported. When you buy books, we may earn an affiliate commission.

Why read it?

1 author picked Nonna's Hanukkah Surprise as one of their favorite books. Why do they recommend it?

When Rachel visits her father’s family who celebrates Christmas, she brings along her menorah to share Hanukkah with them too. But when she realizes she forgot the menorah on the plane, her Nonna makes her a very special menorah.

The book shows how a loving grandmother and extended family welcome and encourage two holiday traditions.

Want books like Nonna's Hanukkah Surprise?

Our community of 9,000+ authors has personally recommended 91 books like Nonna's Hanukkah Surprise.

Browse books like Nonna's Hanukkah Surprise

5 book lists we think you will like!

Interested in Hanukkah, grandmothers, and Christmas?

9,000+ authors have recommended their favorite books and what they love about them. Browse their picks for the best books about Hanukkah, grandmothers, and Christmas.

Hanukkah Explore 9 books about Hanukkah
Grandmothers Explore 38 books about grandmothers
Christmas Explore 202 books about Christmas