Thanksgiving

1621: A New Look at Thanksgiving

By Catherine O'Neill Grace and Margaret M. Bruchac

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In October of 2000, Plimoth Plantation cooperated with the Wampanoag community to stage an historically accurate reenactment of the 1621 harvest celebration. This book describes the actual events that took place during the three days that the Wampanoag people and the colonists came together.

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A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving

By Charles M. Schulz

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In "A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving," Peppermint Patty and friends show up at Charlie Brown's on Thanksgiving unexpectedly, Chuck, with the help of Linus, Snoopy, and Woodstock, shows them the true meaning of Thanksgiving. In "The Mayflower Voyagers," Charlie Brown and his friends show us what the voyage of the Mayflower would have been like and how the colonists settled into their new land.

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A Dragon Thanksgiving Feast: Things to Make and Do

By Loreen Leedy

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The dragon family celebrates Thanksgiving by preparing and enjoying a great feast. Includes instructions for activities and games related to the holiday.

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All New Crafts for Thanksgiving

By Kathy Ross

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A sailing ship cup. A girl pilgrim puppet. An Indian corn pin.
These are just a few of the many fun crafts for kids to try this Thanksgiving season.
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Alligator Arrived With Apples: A Potluck Alphabet Feast

By Crescent Dragonwagon

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When mouse brings a mocha mousse and elephant brings an elderberry elixir, how can Thanksgiving dinner be anything but wonderful? Bright illustrations make this a cheerful alphabet read-aloud.

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Amber Brown Is Feeling Blue

By Paula Danziger

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Amber Brown, meet Kelly Green! Kelly might be a new friend in fourth grade, which is great, but Amber is still sad. Her parents are divorced, and she has to decide whether to spend Thanksgiving with her mom or her dad.

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An Old-Fashioned Thanksgiving

By Louisa May Alcott

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While Mother is away caring for Grandmother, the seven Bassett children prepare their own holiday feast. From the author of Little Women.

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An Outlaw Thanksgiving

By Emily Arnold McCully

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While travelling with her mother cross-country by train in 1896, a young girl unexpectedly shares Thanksgiving dinner with the notorious outlaw, Butch Cassidy. Based on a true story.

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Arthur's Thanksgiving

By Marc Tolon Brown

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Arthur has a tough time directing the school play when nobody wants to be the turkey.

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Berenstain Bears' Thanksgiving

By Stan Berenstain

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Papa Bear thinks that Thanksgiving is the best holiday of all, but he's the one who needs to learn a lesson in understanding this time around.

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