20 November 2016

Suggested Reading: Happy Thanksgiving!

Thanksgiving—a time to celebrate family and food, a time to be grateful for the many blessings in our lives. Here are some of stories to share after you’ve eaten before the tryptophan from all that turkey kicks in.

Picture Books

Duck for Turkey Day
written by Jacqueline Jules
illustrated by Kathryn Mitter

The Secret of Saying Thanks
written by Douglas Wood
illustrated by Greg Shed

Over the River: A Turkey’s Tale
written and illustrated by Derek Anderson

Chapter Books

Gooney Bird and the Room Mother
written by Lois Lowry
illustrated by Middy Thomas

Giving Thanks: Poems, Prayers, and Praise Songs of Thanksgiving
edited by Katherine Paterson
illustrated by Pamela Dalton

Happy reading!

For the purposes of the Suggested Reading posts, chapter books refers to any books with chapters. Those that are appropriate for teens are marked with an asterisk.

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