Tuesday, November 18, 2008

Thanksgiving Bibliography

So, we've read This is the Feast by Diane Z.Shore. Now what? Well, today I'll be bringing you a list of other Thanksgiving themed books. Whether you're a teacher, a librarian, or a parent, you may find some use for this bibliography.

Thanksgiving is for Giving Thanks by Margaret Sutherland and Sonja Lumut
The Night Before Thanksgiving by Natasha Wing. Illustrated by Tammie Lyon.
Pilgrim's First Thanksgiving by Ann McGovern. Illustrated by Elroy Freem.
Twas the Night Before Thanksgiving by Dav Pilkey.
The Thanksgiving Story by Alice Dalgliesh. Illustrated by Helen Sewell
Thanks for Thanksgiving by Julie Markes. Illustrated by Doris Barrette
My First Thanksgiving by Tomie dePaola
This First Thanksgiving Day by Laura Krauss Melmed. Illustrated by Mark Buehner
A Plump and Perky Turkey by Teresa Bateman. Illustrated by Jeff Shelly.
The Perfect Thanksgiving by Eileen Spinelli. Illustrated by JoAnn Adinolfi
It's Thanksgiving by Jack Prelutsky. Illustrated by Marylin Hafner
Thanksgiving Is by Gail Gibbons

Do YOU have a favorite book you like to read with kids at Thanksgiving? How about a favorite song or poem?

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1 comments:

Book Zombie (Joanne) 3:18 PM  

This list is perfect, at the elementary we do displays for each holiday or theme. Thanksgiving is always the hard one, filled mainly with non-fiction. I'll have to add these to the recommendations list.

I don't have a particular favorite but the kids love "I Know an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Pie" and of course the "Berenstain Bears Thanksgiving" is always popular.

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