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October 11, 2009

albuguerque   Albuquerque Turkey  by B.G.Ford
Albuquerque is a turkey friend who gets nervous about being the main course on Thanksgiving Day. Students love to sing this rhyming story with a happy ending.

Celebrating Thanksgiving by Joel Kupperstein
This is an easy reader that compares pilgrim children with today’s children.

bestthanksgivingever  The Best Thanksgiving Ever! by Teddy Slater
This year the Turkey family is hosting a dinner of Thanksgiving.

fallishere  Fall is Here! I Love It! by Elaine W. Good
A young child shares his love for fall on his farm. The enthusiasm in this story is contagious!

 The Great Turkey Race by Steve Metzger
Three turkeys are trying to win the race until they hear that the winner will be the farmer’s Thanksgiving Dinner.

Iamtheturkey   I Am The Turkey ( An I Can Read Book Level 2) by Michele Sobel Spirn
A young boy is embarrassed about being chosen to play the role of the turkey in the school play. Then he realizes the importance of the role of the real turkey in the first Thanksgiving dinner.


oldladypie I Know an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Pie by Alison Jackson
Children love singing this repetitive rhyme where the old woman actually contributes to the holiday activities.

In November      In November by Cynthia Rylant
Cynthia Rylant provides visual imagery of the month and autumn season of Thanksgiving.

 One Little, Two Little, Three Little Pilgrims     One Little, Two Little, Three Little Pilgrims by B.G. Hennessy
Children can practice counting and learning the history of Thanksgiving.

Perfect Thanksgiving  The Perfect Thanksgiving by Eileen Spinelli
Eileen Spinelli provides a humorous comparison of families celebrating Thanksgiving.

 Squanto’s     Squanto’s Journey by Joseph Bruchac
Everyone has heard the story of the first Thanksgiving. This is the story told in the point of view of the Native Americans.

 Thanks for Thanksgiving    Thanks for Thanksgiving by Julie Markes
An easy to read book about thankful thoughts that is sure to get children thinking and writing.

 Thank You, Thanksgiving   Thank You, Thanksgiving by David Milgrim
A little girl shares her thanks for the everyday things of life.

 Thanksgiving is for Giving Thanks   Thanksgiving is for Giving Thanks by Margaret Sutherland
What are you thankful for? This book can be used for developing ideas for writing.

This is the Turkey  This is the Turkey by Abby Levine
Wait until you see what happens to this family’s turkey! This book is a perfect read aloud.

Turkey’s Gift to the People by Ani Rucki
Turkey is an unlikely hero who saves his friends.

‘Twas the Night Before Thanksgiving  Twas the Night Before Thanksgiving by Dav Pilkey
A humorous story of children saving the turkeys.
Turkey Riddles   Turkey Riddles by Katy Hall and Lisa Eisenberg
These corny jokes are SO corny, they will have you laughing.

The Ugly Pumpkin  The Ugly Pumpkin by Dave Horowitz
An ugly pumpkin waits all through October to be picked for a jack-o-lantern. He feels so lonely and ugly, until he discovers the truth about himself and realizes who he is and where he belongs.

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