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Books with title First Thanksgiving

  • The First Thanksgiving

    Linda Hayward, James Watling

    Paperback (Random House Books for Young Readers, Sept. 12, 1990)
    History comes to life on the page as readers learn the story of the Pilgrims hosting the first Thanksgiving in this Step into Reading Step 3 story. Vividly retold in simple language for beginning readers, this book is ideal for 1st to 3rd grade readers! Step 3 Readers feature engaging characters in easy-to-follow plots about popular topics. For children who are ready to read on their own.
  • Thanks for Thanksgiving

    Julie Markes, Doris Barrette

    Paperback (HarperCollins, Aug. 26, 2008)
    Thanksgiving is a time for giving thanks! This book is a great introduction for younger readers.Everyone knows that Thanksgiving is a time to give thanks—the question is, where to begin? From the turkey on the table to warm, cozy cuddles, life is full of small things and bigger pleasures. But what's most important is being able to share them with family!Julie Markes reminds kids and adults alike about the little details that make each day enjoyable, while Doris Barrette's beautiful and striking illustrations bring her thoughtful words to life.
  • What Was the First Thanksgiving?

    Joan Holub, Lauren Mortimer, James Bennett

    Paperback (Penguin Workshop, Aug. 15, 2013)
    The history of the feast! After their first harvest in 1621, the Pilgrims at Plymouth shared a three-day feast with their Native American neighbors. Of course, the Pilgrims and the Wampanoag didn’t know it at the time, but they were making history, celebrating what would become a national holiday.
  • Pete the Cat: The First Thanksgiving

    James Dean, Kimberly Dean

    Paperback (HarperFestival, Oct. 1, 2013)
    New York Times bestselling author and artist James Dean celebrates the true meaning of Thanksgiving with our favorite groovy cat—Pete!Starring in your school’s Thanksgiving play would make even the coolest cat nervous, including Pete the Cat! But the show must go on….With more than ten flaps that open to reveal hidden surprises, Pete the Cat: The First Thanksgiving is sure to be a holiday hit and a favorite for Pete the Cat fans.
  • Baby's First Thanksgiving


    Board book (DK Children, Sept. 5, 2017)
    Celebrate baby's first Thanksgiving with this board book little ones will gobble up!Featuring all the trimmings, including corn, turkey, cranberry sauce, plus turkey handprints, fall leaves, and the gathering of family and friends, Baby's First Thanksgiving features all the favorites associated with America's favorite holiday.The simple visuals and word labels promote language skills, and the small format is perfect for babies to hold and helps develop their fine motor skills. An ideal baby gift, or self-purchase for your own baby.
  • The Pilgrims' First Thanksgiving

    Ann Mcgovern, Elroy Freem

    Paperback (Scholastic Paperbacks, Oct. 1, 1993)
    Describes the voyage of the Mayflower and the difficulties encountered by the Pilgrims during their first year in the New World, and recounts how they celebrated their first harvest
  • Thanksgiving Thief

    Carolyn Keene, Macky Pamintuan

    Paperback (Aladdin, Sept. 9, 2008)
    Wild turkeys are running loose in River Heights! Can the Clue Crew round them up before they ruin the Thanksgiving feast?River Heights Elementary School is having a Thanksgiving pageant, and Nancy, Bess, and George want to dress up as Native Americans! But when the town starts preparing for Thanksgiving dinner, the girls end up smelling a mystery instead of turkey. As Thanksgiving food around town starts to disappear, the Clue Crew realizes that someone is trying to destroy the holiday! Can the Crew catch these birdbrained bandits? Or will Thanksgiving dinner be a recipe for disaster?
  • The First Thanksgiving

    Jean Craighead George, Thomas Locker

    Paperback (Puffin Books, Sept. 27, 2001)
    The Pilgrims called the celebration the Harvest Feast. The Pawtuxet Indians thought of it as the Green Corn Dance. But the first Thanksgiving was much more than that. Join Newbery Medalist Jean Craighead George and beloved illustrator Thomas Locker as they trace the passage of time from the melting of the glaciers that created Cape Cod and Plymouth Rock, to the moment the Pawtuxet Indians and the Pilgrims met and feasted on the bounty of the New World. From the simple text to the lush illustrations, the story of a harvest feast turned beloved tradition will captivate readers young and old. “Correcting misconceptions and clarifying contemporary attitudes, this beautiful book brings fresh insight and a fairer balance to the traditional story.”—Kirkus Reviews
  • My First Thanksgiving

    Tomie dePaola

    Board book (Grosset & Dunlap, Aug. 14, 2008)
    Tomie dePaola’s simple text and bright illustrations perfectly capture the joy of this special holiday. Young readers will love learning more about the traditional celebrations of the day.
  • The Very First Thanksgiving Day

    Rhonda Gowler Greene, Therese Plummer, Weston Woods Studios Inc

    Audiobook (Weston Woods Studios Inc, June 12, 2018)
    Journey back to the very first Thanksgiving Day, when two societies came together to feast and honor the earth's bounty in peace.
  • Thanksgiving Is . . .

    Gail Gibbons

    Paperback (Holiday House, Oct. 1, 2005)
    Thanksgiving is... A holiday for gratitude. It is turkey, cranberry sauce, and pumpkin pie. It is a time to celebrate and share with family and friends.Explaining the roots of our familiar fall holiday in ancient harvest celebrations, Gail Gibbons' clear, kid-friendly language is accompanied by colorful watercolor illustrations. The story of the Pilgrims' journey and first Thanksgiving feast is retold, as well as the history of Thanksgiving as a national holiday, and the traditions and celebrations that have developed over the years. Thanksgiving Is. . . is a perfect introduction to early American history, and a fun autumn holiday from a children's nonfiction master.
  • The Very First Thanksgiving Day

    Rhonda Gowler Greene, Susan Gaber

    Paperback (Atheneum Books for Young Readers, Oct. 1, 2006)
    From the same team that brought you The Day Jesus Was Born comes a charming story that introduces the Thanksgiving holiday to young readers.This is the food, gathered and blessed, the corn and sweet berries, and wild turkey dressed, shared on the very first Thanksgiving Day. Join author Rhonda Gowler Greene and illustrator Susan Gaber on a journey back to the very first Thanksgiving Day, when two societies came together to feast and honor the earth's bounty in peace.