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Arthur's Thanksgiving
by Marc Brown
As the director of the school Thanksgiving play, Arthur has one problem. No one wants to play the role of the turkey. Your child will enjoy finding out how he resolves this potentially disastrous drama.
Ages: Preschooler, Kindergartner, First-grader, Second-grader
Themes: Holidays, Winter Holidays
Types: Read Aloud, Read to Self
Gracias, the Thanksgiving Turkey
by Joy Cowley
Miguel's father sends him a turkey with simple instructions--fatten him up for the Thanksgiving feast. Instead, he becomes Miguel's beloved pet. How will he save his friend, Gracias the turkey, from becoming the main course at Thanksgiving dinner?
Ages: Kindergartner, First-grader, Second-grader
Themes: Family, Holidays, Multicultural, Winter Holidays
Types: Read Aloud
The First Thanksgiving
by Jean Craighead George
The first Thanksgiving comes to life in this beautifully illustrated history of the Pilgrim settlement in Pymouth, MA. The story begins with the formation of Plymouth Rock and takes readers through the kidnapping of Squanto by the English. This book provides a detailed and well-researched account of the many hardships that the Pilgrims faced.
Ages: Second-grader, Third-grader
Themes: Holidays, Nonfiction
Types: Read Aloud
Fourth of July Fireworks
by Patrick Merrick
Part of the Holiday Symbol series, this book briefly covers the history of the holiday as well as how fireworks are made and safety tips for enjoying the day. Other titles in the series include St. Patrick Day Shamrocks and Thanksgiving Turkeys.
Ages: Kindergartner, First-grader, Second-grader, Third-grader
Themes: Holidays, Nonfiction
Types: Read Aloud, Read to Self
Giving Thanks: A Native American Good Morning Message
by Chief Jake Swamp
This Iroquois Thanksgiving Address is an ancient message of peace and appreciation for Mother Earth and her inhabitants.
Ages: First-grader, Second-grader, Third-grader
Themes: Multicultural, Nature
Types: Read Aloud, Read to Self
Molly's Pilgrim
by Barbara Cohen
Molly does not like her new school in America. Her classmates laugh at her Russian accent and tease her because she has never heard of Thanksgiving. Beginning readers will cheer for Molly as she helps her classmates learn the true meaning of Thanksgiving.
Ages: First-grader, Second-grader, Third-grader
Themes: Holidays, School
Types: Read Aloud, Read to Self
One Little, Two Little, Three Little Pilgrims
by B. G. Hennessy
Wampanoag and Pilgrim children prepare a wonderful feast in this fun and creative counting book. Factual information about the first Thanksgiving feast is shared at the end of the book.
Ages: Preschooler, Kindergartner, First-grader
Themes: Holidays
Types: Read Aloud
Over the River and Through the Woods
by Lydia Maria Child
Travel to Grandma's house with this classic holiday poem. Rhyming text and striking illustrations celebrate favorite Thanksgiving traditions in rural New England, such as ice fishing and pumpkin pie.
Ages: Preschooler, Kindergartner, First-grader, Second-grader
Themes: Holidays, Poetry, Winter Holidays
Types: Read Aloud, Read to Self

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