Nathan Blows Out the Hanukkah Candles

Author(s) Tami Lehman-WilzigNicole Katzman
Illustrator(s) Jeremy Tugeau
Age Group 4-8
Publisher Kar-Ben Publishing
ISBN 978-0761366584
Year 2011

Jacob has a brother, Nathan, who has autism. Nathan's repetitive and unusual behaviors get on Jacob’s nerves. They also sometimes embarrass him in front of his new friend, Steven. But when Steven makes fun of Nathan, Jacob comes to his brother’s defense. In the end, both Steven’s and Jacob’s families learn to enjoy a new way of celebrating Hanukkah.