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Barnes & Noble Welcomes Dancing Dreidels

  • Barnes & Noble Bookstore 160 S. Westlake Blvd Thousand Oaks, CA 91362 (map)

Celebrate Hanukkah with award-winning author Alva Sachs and Dancing Dreidels.

Gather around, come one, come all as we explore the magical side of a special Hanukah tradition. Alva Sachs, author of Dancing Dreidels will be here to read her story to all of you!

Dancing Dreidels* is a delightful story of  Rebecca and her four favorite dreidels, Sheila Shin, Gail Gimmel, Harry Hey, and Neil Nun. Rebecca waits for this holiday every year when the family gathers to celebrate. The smells of yummy foods fill the air. Singing, dancing, and the lighting of the menorah take center stage, until it is time for the dreidels to spin for the evening’s grand finale. But, Sheila can’t stop falling down. Will Sheila be able to ‘dance’ at the Hanukkah party?

*A dreidel is a pointed four-sided spinning top, played with at Hanukkah.

About the Author: Alva Sachs is the founder of Three Wishes Publishing Company. She is a former elementary school teacher with sixteen years of classroom experience and a Master’s Degree in Education. Alva’s award-winning titles include Circus Fever, Dancing Dreidels, I’m 5, Dear Master Dragon and On Your Mark, Get Set Go!  Alva writes stories to engage, excite, and empower young children at an early age for the shear joy of reading. She is President of Reading Is Fundamental of Southern California.

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Earlier Event: December 7
Hanukkah at Pretend City Museum