Thanksgiving Read-aloud Books

Don't Eat Too Much Turkey!

By Miriam Cohen

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There's a lot to do to get ready for Thanksgiving! The first graders paint a mural, write a play and make a giant turkey costume. Will Anna Maria's bossy ways spoil everybody's fun?

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Cranberry Thanksgiving

By Wende Devlin

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"Grandmother certainly didn't want to ask Mr. Whiskers for Thanksgiving dinner! She was very angry when Maggie asked him. She was even more angry when SOMEONE stole her favorite, secret recipe for cranberry bread! Was Mr. Whiskers the thief?"
Read the book and then try the recipe for cranberry bread.

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Clifford's Thanksgiving Visit

By Norman Bridwell

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Emily Elizabeth and her big red dog discover all they have to be thankful for during a Thanksgiving visit.

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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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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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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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