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Gracias the Thanksgiving Turkey

by Joy Cowley

Join Miguel and his friend, Gracias, who happens to be a turkey in this wild adventure that includes a turkey knapping and a blessing of the turkey.

Scholastic, 0-590-46977-0, $5.99


'Twas the Night Before Thanksgiving

by Dav Pilkey

Here is a wacky tale of eight children who meet eight turkeys who are in big trouble. Only the kids can keep the turkeys from meeting their Thanksgiving fate. But how will the kids save the turkeys without ruining Thanksgiving?

Scholastic, 0-439-66937-5, $5.99


...If You Sailed on the Mayflower in 1620

by Ann McGovern

A different time...a different place...What if you were there? If you sailed on the Mayflower: What could you take with you? How would you keep clean? What would you do when you first got ashore?

Scholastic, 0-590-45161-8, $5.99


Macy's on Parade: A Pop-Up Book for Children of All Ages

by Pamela Pease

Opening with a pop-up spread of the two-million-plus crowd gathering in eager anticipation, Macy's On Parade!: A Pop-Up for Children of All Ages by Pamela Pease includes the parade route on a tiny map tucked into a pocket, and sparkly confetti so readers can join the festivities. The Radio City Rockettes spring up in front of the Macy's storefront in one spread; the climax is a 3-D float of Santa's sleigh.

Paintbox Press, 0-9669433-2-5, $36.00


Thank You, Sarah: The Woman Who Saved Thanksgiving

by Laurie Halse

We the proud people of the United States almost lost Thanksgiving?
Yes. That's right!
Way back when "Skirts were long and hats were tall" Americans were forgetting Thanksgiving, and nobody seemed to care!
Thankfully, Sarah Hale appeared. More steadfast than Plymouth Rock, this lady editor knew the holiday needed saving. But would her recipes for rescue ever convince Congress and the presidents?

Simon & Schuster, 0-689-84787-4, $16.95


Molly's Pilgrim

by Barbara Cohen

As Molly nears her first Thanksgiving in the New World, she doesn't find much to be thankful for. Her classmates giggle at her Yiddish accent and make fun of her unfamiliarity with American ways. Molly's embarrassed when her mother helps with a class Thanksgiving project by making a little doll that looks more like a Russian refugee than a New England Pilgrim. But that tiny modern-day Pilgrim just might help Molly to find a place for herself in America.

Beech Tree Books, 0-688-16280-0, $3.99


Thanksgiving is for Giving Thanks

by Margaret Sutherland

Thanksgiving is a special time of year. It's a holiday about pilgrims and turkey and family-but it's also about giving thanks for everything from parents and pets to sunshine and lollipops. What are you thankful for?

Grosset & Dunlap, 0-448-42286-7, $3.49


Count Your Blessings!: A Lift-the-Flap Book

by Patricia Reeder Eubank

Children will have fun while learning to count with little Cuddlebear in this delightful book, where thirty flaps hide blessings and surprises. Author and artist Patricia Eubank's richly detailed art makes every page burst with fun.

CnadyCane Press, 0-8249-6544-2, $9.95


Fluffy's Thanksgiving: Level 3 Scholastic Reader

by Kate McMullan

In this funny story, Fluffy steals the show during the class play and makes a new friend!

Scholastic, 0-590-37215-7, $3.99



Spot's Thanksgiving

by Eric Hill

It's Thanksgiving! Spot makes a delicious pumpkin pie, and Grandma and Grandpa arrive with a surprise present just in time for dinner.

Putnam, 0-399-24186-8, $5.99


1621: A New Look at Thanksgiving

by Catherine O'Neill Grace and Margaret M. Bruchas with Plimoth Plantation

In the fall of 1621 English colonists and Wampanoag people feasted together for three days. Join National Geographic and Plimoth Plantation for a new look at the real history behind the event that inspired the myth of The First Thanksgiving.

National Geographic Society, 0-7922-6139-9, $7.95


Arthur's Thanksgiving: An Arthur Adventure

by Marc Brown

Arthur finds his role as director of the Thanksgiving play a difficult one, especially since no one will agree to play the turkey.

Little, Brown, 0-316-11232-1, $5.95


Franklin's Thanksgiving

by Paulette Bourgeois and Brenda Clark

Secrets and surprises abound in Franklin's most unusual Thanksgiving!

Scholastic, 0-439-23820-X, $4.99


Clifford's Thanksgiving Visit
by Norman Bridwell
Sarah Morton's Day: A Day in the Life of a Pilgrim Girl
by Kate Waters
Scholastic, 0-590-47400-6


Arthur's Thanksgiving: An Arthur Adventure
by Marc Brown

Arthur finds his role as director of the Thanksgiving play a difficult one, especially since no one will agree to play the turkey.

Little, Brown and Company, 0-316-11232-1


Don't Know Much About the Pilgrims

by Kenneth C. Davis

Thanksgiving today is a time for families to say grace and gobble turkey. But why did the Pilgrims start this tradition? And who were these people anyway?

Now you can discover a wealth of cool and astonishing facts about the Pilgrims. Did you know that they made the long ocean journey in a cramped boat, or that the friendly Indians helped the Pilgrims survive the first winter? Would you have liked being a child in Plymouth? You wouldn't have gone to school. but just read about the chores you would have done!

Kenneth C. Davis delivers another outstanding picture book in the Don't Know Much About series. With his trademark question-and-answer format and S.D. Schindler's detailed artwork, you'll get an insider's view of the Pilgrims' life. It wasn't easy, but they helped make America what it is today. Now that is something to give thanks for!

HarperCollins, 0-06-028609-1

Squanto Friend of the Pilgrims
by Clyde Robert Bulla

Squanto tells everyone he meets, "I'm going on the great ship across the sea."

"I wish you would not go," his mother says. "It is just for a little while," says Squanto. "I will come back."

But before Squanto can return, many, many years go by - years full of adventure. And when Squanto does come back, his family is gone. His village has disappeared. Now people have come - the Pilgrims.

Scholastic, 0-590-44055-1

Magic Tree House #27: Thanksgiving on Thursday

by Mary Pope Osborne

It's a time for giving thanks...when the Magic Tree house whisks Jack and Annie back to 1621 on the first Thanksgiving Day. The Pilgrims ask them to help get things ready. But whether it's cooking or clamming, Jack and Annie don't know how to do anything the Pilgrim way. Will they ruin the holiday forever? Or will the feast go on?

Random House, 0-375-80615-6

Fluffy's Thanksgiving
by Kate McMullan

Fluffy (the guinea pig) has another great adventure!! Actually 3 adventures in one book, making for short, easy to read bedtime stories. Appropriately set at a 6-8 year old level with an intriguing plot in each. What new trouble can a small guinea pig get into?? Where will he turn up next? These questions can only be answered by reading the book,and read they will!

Scholastic, 0-590-7215-7

What is Thanksgiving?: A Lift-the-Flap Book
by Harriet Ziefert

Lift the flaps and help Little Mouse and her family prepare for a special Thanksgiving feast.

HarperFestival, 0-694-00408-1

Peanuts A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving

by Charles M. Schulz


It's Thanksgiving time! Peppermint Patty invites the gang over for dinner at Charlie Brown's, even though all he can make is cold cereal and toast! With the help of Snoopy and Woodstock, Charlie Brown braves the kitchen - but can he make a meal everyone will be grateful for? Celebrate with the Peanuts gang as they give thanks in this special adaptation of the classic television special.

Little Simon, 0-689-85027-1

The First Thanksgiving

by Linda Hayward

England, 1620. The Pilgrims are setting sail for far-off America. They are leaving behind friends and safe homes. They are afraid. What will they find in the new land? Will they survive? Their true story is full of surprises. Find out all about the Pilgrims' amazing adventures in this easy-to-read book.

Random House, 0-679-80218-5

A Turkey for Thanksgiving

by Eve Bunting


"I wish we had a real turkey," Mrs. Moose tells her husband. "Everyone always has a turkey on Thanksgiving."

So Mr. Moose sets out to find her one. But when he and their friends spot Turkey and call to him, Turkey runs away. Why would he do that? The answer it revealed in a funny surprise ending to Eve Bunting's lighthearted story.

Clarion Books, 0-395-74212-9

The Pilgrims First Thanksgiving

by Ann McGovern

The Pilgrims' first Thanksgiving lasted three whole days. Ann McGovern's simple text introduces children to the struggles of the Pilgrims during their first year at Plymouth Colony and the events leading to the historic occasion we celebrate today - Thanksgiving.

Scholastic, 0-590-46188-5

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