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