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Books with title Thanksgiving

  • 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.
  • The Thanksgiving Story

    Alice Dalgliesh, Helen Sewell

    Paperback (Aladdin, Sept. 1, 1985)
    In this festive Caldecott Honor–winning picture book, Alice Dalgiesh brings to life the origin of the Thanksgiving holiday for readers of all ages.Giles, Constance and Damaris Hopkins are all passengers aboard the crowded Mayflower, journeying to the New World to start a new life. Things get a little more cramped when their baby brother Oceanus is born during the passage. However, when they arrive, there are even worse challenges to face as the Pilgrims are subjected to hunger, cold, and sickness that put their small colony in great danger. With the help of the Native Americans though, they might just be able to survive their first year in this strange land—and have a November harvest to celebrate for generations!
  • Dora's Thanksgiving

    Sarah Wilson, Robert Roper

    eBook (Nickelodeon Publishing, Jan. 27, 2011)
    It's Thanksgiving, and Dora and her family and friends are ready to celebrate. What is Dora thankful for? Take a look inside Dora the Explorer's Thanksgiving and find out!
  • It's Thanksgiving!

    Jack Prelutsky, Marylin Hafner

    Paperback (HarperCollins, Aug. 26, 2008)
    It's time for turkey! The parade is about to start. The pumpkin pie is in the oven. The whole family is gathered around the table. And everybody wants to pull the wishbone! From Children's Poet Laureate Jack Prelutsky comes a scrumptious helping of twelve Thanksgiving poems to enjoy every day of the year!
  • Thanksgiving on Thursday

    Mary Pope Osborne, Sal Murdocca

    Paperback (Random House Books for Young Readers, Sept. 24, 2002)
    Take a trip back to the first Thankgiving with Jack and Annie and the Magic Tree House! The #1 bestselling chapter book series of all time celebrates 25 years with new covers and a new, easy-to-use numbering system! 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? Did you know that there's a Magic Tree House book for every kid? Magic Tree House: Adventures with Jack and Annie, perfect for readers who are just beginning chapter books Merlin Missions: More challenging adventures for the experienced reader Super Edition: A longer and more dangerous adventure Fact Trackers: Nonfiction companions to your favorite Magic Tree House adventures Have more fun with Jack and Annie at!
  • Cranberry Thanksgiving

    Wende Devlin, Harry Devlin

    Hardcover (Purple House Press, Sept. 18, 2012)
    Every year Grandmother invited a guest for Thanksgiving dinner and allowed Maggie to do the same. "Ask someone poor or lonely," she always said. Thanksgiving was Grandmother's favorite day of the year. The cooking was done and her famous cranberry bread was cooling on a wooden board. But she wasn't happy to find out Maggie had invited the unsavory Mr. Whiskers to dinner. Would her secret cranberry bread recipe be safe with him in the house? After a long absence this delightful 1971 classic is back. So is Grandmother's secret recipe!
  • 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?
  • 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.
  • Thanksgiving Is . . .

    Gail Gibbons

    Hardcover (Holiday House, Sept. 1, 2004)
    Thanksgiving is turkey, cranberry sauce, and pumpkin pie. It is parades with giant balloons. It is a holiday for remembering the Pilgrims and the Indians they met. Most of all, it is a time to share with family and friends, and a time to give thanks for many blessings.
  • 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.
  • Thanksgiving Day

    Anne Rockwell, Lizzy Rockwell

    Audio Cassette (Scholastic Inc, Aug. 16, 2000)
    After listening to their teacher read a book about the first Thanksgiving, these students put on a play. From the tired Pilgrims making their way in a new land to the Wampanoag who greeted them kindly, each student has a role to play and a reason to be thankful. With its beautiful pictures and accurate depiction of events, this is a great way to introduce children to the meaning behind our Thanksgiving celebrations. Readers will find out the origin of the turkey, cornbread, and cranberry sauce that are part of the modern Thanksgiving meal, and why many people invite family, friends, and neighbors to share their feast. This is an informative and inspiring story that's a great choice for reading during the holidays.
  • Thanksgiving

    Lizzy Ford

    eBook (, Nov. 20, 2017)
    Half angel. Half demon. 100% teenager. On Halloween, Esme's life changed. This Thanksgiving, she'll count her blessings - and her curses.