Thanksgiving

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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The Purple Turkey and Other Thanksgiving Riddles

By David A. Adler

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"What's purple and covered with feathers?" "A turkey holding its breath!"
Good for giggles in the car or around the holiday table.

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Squanto's Journey: The Story of the First Thanksgiving

By Joseph Bruchac

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This is the story of the first Thanksgiving from the point of view of Squanto. Squanto belonged to the Patuxet tribe. Before the Pilgrims came, he was sold into slavery by English fisherman. When he found his way home, he discovered his people were all but wiped out by disease. Yet Squanto helped the Pilgrims survive in their new land. This is his story.

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Kit Learns a Lesson: A School Story

By Valerie Tripp

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Kit Kittredge, a girl living in Cincinnati in 1934, learns some lessons in thanksgiving as the Great Depression comes closer to home. Part of The American Girls series.

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Gobble! The Complete Book of Thanksgiving Words

By Lynda Graham-Barber

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Where do the words pilgrim, harvest, and musket come from? What other harvest celebrations are celebrated around the world? Who was on the Mayflower? The fascinating answers to these and other questions are found in Gobble!

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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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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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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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Thanksgiving Crafts: A Holiday Crafts Book

By Judith Hoffman Corwin

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Follow step-by-step instructions and use everyday materials to create special decorations for Thanksgiving.
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