Tag Archives: Thanksgiving

Merry Christmas, Space Case

Author: James Marshall Publisher: Dial Product Description Buddy McGee eagerly awaits a promised Christmas visit from his friend, the thing from outer space.

Little Dracula’s Christmas (Little Dracula Books)

Author: Martin Waddell Publisher: Puffin Product Description The members of a vampire family fail to catch Santa as he makes a delivery of unusual presents.

The Christmas Witch

Author: Steven Kellogg Publisher: Dial Product Description Gloria is the worst student ever to attend Madame Pestilence’s Academy. Not only does she muddle her magic spells and flunk broom drill, she gets in trouble for smiling too much! When Gloria hears about a wonderful holiday called Christmas, she decides she wants to be a Christmas […]

Yay, You! : Moving Out, Moving Up, Moving On

Rating: (12 reviews) Author: Publisher: Little Simon Amazon.com On the occasion of her son’s graduation from high school, Sandra Boynton, the well-loved creator of books and cards featuring hippos, dinosaurs, and sheep, has written a celebratory book for “onwardly mobile” readers. Everyone on the planet will compare this title to Dr. Seuss’s Oh, the Places […]

If You Give a Pig a Party (If You Give…)

Rating: (22 reviews) Author: Laura Joffe Numeroff Publisher: Laura Geringer Product Description If you give a pig a party,she’s going to ask for someballoons. When you give her the balloons, she’ll want to decorate the house. When she’s finished, she’ll put on her favorite dress. Then she’ll call all her friends — Mouse, Moose, and […]

Thanksgiving at the Tappletons’ (reillustrated edition)

Rating: (4 reviews) Author: Eileen Spinelli Publisher: HarperTrophy Book Description You’re invited to Thanksgiving dinner with the Tappletons, the nicest family of wolves you’ll ever meet! But be prepared for a big surprise when it’s time to bring out the turkey and trimmings …

Over the River: A Turkey’s Tale

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Public Domain Publisher: Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing Book Description Over the river Mama, Papa, and Baby Turkey embark for their vegetarian Thanksgiving Feast. But when a hungry boy and his dog start sniffing around, the turkeys have got to think fast before they become the main course! Acclaimed artist Derek […]

I Know an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Pie (Picture Puffins)

Rating: (16 reviews) Author: Alison Jackson Publisher: Puffin Amazon.com In the awfully silly I Know an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Pie, children’s librarian and author Alison Jackson bypasses pilgrims completely and cuts straight to the stomach of Thanksgiving in America–dinner. A slightly dizzying new spin on the well-loved cumulative rhyming song “I Know an […]

My First Thanksgiving (Boardbook)

Author: Tomie dePaola Publisher: Putnam Juvenile

A Turkey for Thanksgiving

Rating: (9 reviews) Author: Eve Bunting Publisher: Clarion Books Product Description From Publishers Weekly Although a paper turkey decorates Mrs. Moose’s Thanksgiving table, she longs for the real thing–so her obliging husband sets out to find her one. He is joined by his soon-to-be dinner guests: Rabbit, in his quilted down vest; poky Porcupine, in […]

P Is for Pilgrim: A Thanksgiving Alphabet (Sleeping Bear Alphabets)

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: Carol Crane Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press Book Description P is for Pilgrim covers the history and traditions of Thanksgiving from its earliest days to modern times. Educators will find the inclusion of the Core Democratic Values, and how our early settlers laid the foundations for these ideals, of valuable use for […]

The Night Before Thanksgiving (Reading Railroad Books)

Rating: (7 reviews) Author: Natasha Wing Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap Book Description A creative spin on the Clement C. Moore classic, The Night Before Thanksgiving is a warm, whimsical celebration of everyone’s favorite fun-filled, family-filled, food-filled holiday! Follow along as the feast is prepared, cousins are greeted, and thanks are given, all with an extra […]

The Story of Thanksgiving

Rating: (4 reviews) Author: Nancy J. Skarmeas Publisher: Ideals Publications Book Description This book tells the story of the first Thanksgiving-how the pilgrims came to America on the Mayflower in search of religious freedom, how they landed at Plymouth Rock, and how the Native Americans taught them to plant and then joined them in a […]

Dora’s Thanksgiving (Dora the Explorer (8×8))

Author: Sarah Willson Publisher: Simon Spotlight/Nickelodeon Book Description It’s Thanksgiving, and Dora and her family and friends are ready to clelbrate. What is Dora thankful for? Take a look inside Dora’s Thanksgiving and find out!

This First Thanksgiving Day: A Counting Story

Rating: (4 reviews) Author: Laura Krauss Melmed Publisher: HarperTrophy Book Description Countdown to Thanksgiving! This rollicking counting story celebrates the very first Thanksgiving Day with vibrant illustrations and lively verse. Follow the Pilgrim and Wampanoag friends as they prepare for a great feast, and along the way look for the bold turkey on every page […]

10 Fat Turkeys

Rating: (10 reviews) Author: Tony Johnston Publisher: Cartwheel Book Description “Looky!” says a silly turkey swinging from a vine. Gobble gobble wibble wobble.Whoops! Now there are nine.Girls and boys will gobble up this hilarious story about ten goofy turkeys and their silly antics: swinging from a vine, strutting on a boar, doing a noodle dance, […]

1621: A New Look at Thanksgiving (I Am American)

Rating: (4 reviews) Author: Catherine O’Neill Grace Publisher: National Geographic Children’s Books Book Description In cooperation with the Plimoth Plantation, a living-history museum in Massachusetts, National Geographic has recreated the first Thanksgiving. Photographs by National Geographic photographers of the recreation at Plimoth Plantation illustrate this book. In 1621, in a small settlement on the edge […]

Thanksgiving Is for Giving Thanks

Rating: (3 reviews) Author: Margaret Sutherland, Sonja Lamut Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap Book Description Sure, Thanksgiving is about pilgrims and history-and turkey, of course!-but most importantly, it’s a holiday all about everything that we are thankful for. Cheerful, colorful illustrations accompany the simple text in this celebration of family, friends, and the holiday that brings […]

My Weird School #19: Dr. Carbles Is Losing His Marbles! (My Weird School)

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Dan Gutman Publisher: HarperTrophy Book Description It’s Thanksgiving, but the kids at Ella Mentry School aren’t feeling very thankful. That’s because Dr. Carbles is grumpier than ever, and he wants to fire Mr. Klutz! Will A.J. and his friends be able to save their principal’s job?

Five Silly Turkeys

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Publisher: Price Stern Sloan Book Description Toddlers will love the silly Thanksgiving turkeys in this fun counting book full of silly turkeys doing very silly things! From twirling on a dance floor to being chased by a bee to tanning in the sun, these are no ordinary Thanksgiving turkeys. And at […]

Thanksgiving on Thursday (Magic Tree House #27)

Rating: (14 reviews) Author: Mary Pope Osborne Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Book Description The Magic Tree House whisks Jack and Annie back to the eve of the first Thanksgiving. There they meet the Pilgrims as well as Squanto, a Native American who helped them. The story offers an age-appropriate, in-depth picture of […]