Monday, June 10, 2013
Hershel and the Hanukkah Goblins
Author: Eric Kimmel
Illustrator: Trina Schart Hyman
Publication Year: 1990
Location: Knox County Public Library- Powell
Awards: Caldecott Honor
Summary: In this book, Hershel arrives in a town to discover that none of the traditional Hannukah celebrations are taking place because wicked goblins were keeping them from them. Hershel offers to stop the goblins and he uses cleverness to stop each goblin.
Classroom Ideas: This book would fit into a classroom study of holidays around the world. It also has an easy plot with problem and solution.