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Oct 01, 2005
| ISBN 9780823419791
| 4-8 years
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Oct 01, 2005 | ISBN 9780823419791 | 4-8 years
Thanksgiving is… A holiday for gratitude. It is turkey, cranberry sauce, and pumpkin pie. It is a time to celebrate and share with family and friends.Explaining the roots of our familiar fall holiday in ancient harvest celebrations, Gail Gibbons’ clear, kid-friendly language is accompanied by colorful watercolor illustrations. The story of the Pilgrims’ journey and first Thanksgiving feast is retold, as well as the history of Thanksgiving as a national holiday, and the traditions and celebrations that have developed over the years. Thanksgiving Is. . . is a perfect introduction to early American history, and a fun autumn holiday from a children’s nonfiction master.
According to The Washington Post, Gail Gibbons “has taught more preschoolers and early readers about the world than any other children’s writer-illustrator.” The multi award-winning Ms. Gibbons is the author of more than 100 books for young readers, including the… More about Gail Gibbons
“This cornucopia of all things Thanksgiving has abundant enough information for young readers without overwhelming them.”—School Library Journal
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