Thank You, Sarah: The Woman Who Saved Thanksgiving

10 best books like Thank You, Sarah: The Woman Who Saved Thanksgiving (Laurie Halse Anderson): 'Twas The Night Before Thanksgiving, A Turkey for Thanksgiving, Cranberry Thanksgiving, Thanks for Thanksgiving, Over the River and Through the Wood, The Gardener, In November, Drawn Together, Mr. Ferris and His Wheel, Fletcher and the Falling Leaves

'Twas The Night Before Thanksgiving
AuthorDav Pilkey
From Dav Pilkey, creator of the New York Times bestselling Dog Man and Captain Underpants series, comes a tall tale of tall-tailed toms!
On the night before Thanksgiving, a group of children visit a turkey farm and meet Farmer Mack Nuggett and his coop of cockerels: Ollie, Stanley, Larry, Moe, Wally,...
A Turkey for Thanksgiving
AuthorEve Bunting
This story is an example of what you say matters. Choosing our words can be a great act of kindness. I know personally that I can get frustrated at how my words come out not as I meant them and someone misunderstands me. Communication is the most difficult thing and choosing our words carefully takes energy....
AuthorWende Devlin
Today was Thanksgiving, Grandmother's favorite day of the year. The cooking was done and her famous cranberry bread was cooling on the wooden board. Every year Grandmother invited a guest for dinner and allowed Maggie to do the same. "Ask someone poor or lonely," she always said.

She wasn't...
Thanks for Thanksgiving
AuthorJulie Markes
Everyone knows that Thanksgiving is a time to give thanks - the question is, where to begin? From the turkey on the table to warm, cozy cuddles, life is full of small things and bigger pleasures. But what is most important is being able to share them with family!
Julie Markes reminds kids and adults...
Over the River and Through the Wood
AuthorLydia Maria Francis Child
While I love and will always love Lydia Maria Francis Child's evocative poem, I rather majorly and utterly despise this particular edition, simply because David Catrow's illustrations are absolutely not to my taste (and that is indeed the understatement of the year). I find them frustrating, aesthetically,...
The Gardener
AuthorSarah Stewart
By the author-and-illustrator team of the bestselling The Library

Lydia Grace Finch brings a suitcase full of seeds to the big gray city, where she goes to stay with her Uncle Jim, a cantankerous baker. There she initiates a gradual transformation, bit by bit brightening the shop and bringing...
In November
AuthorCynthia Rylant
In November, the air grows cold and the earth and all of its creatures prepare for winter. Animals seek food and shelter. And people gather together to celebrate their blessings with family and friends.
Cynthia Rylant's lyrical language and Jill Kastner's rich, cozy paintings capture the cherished...
Drawn Together
AuthorMinh Lê
Each year my family reads all the Goodreads-award-nominated picture books, and we have been doing this for years. Everyone rates each book and adds a comment and it may (or may not) affect my overall rating. This is book #5 of 2018. I read this in June 2018 but will bump up my rating from 3 stars to 4 stars because...
AuthorKathryn Gibbs Davis
Capturing an engineer’s creative vision and mind for detail, this fully illustrated picture book biography sheds light on how the American inventor George Ferris defied gravity and seemingly impossible odds to invent the world’s most iconic amusement park attraction, the Ferris wheel.
AuthorJulia Rawlinson
It's autumn, and Fletcher's favorite tree is slowly changing colors and losing its leaves.

Fletcher is very worried.

He tells the tree he'll help. But when the very last leaf falls to the ground, Fletcher feels as though he's let down his friend . . .

. . . until the first day of...
Emma's Poem: The Voice of the Statue of Liberty
AuthorLinda Glaser
Give me your tired,  your poor
Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free...
Who wrote these words?  And why?
In 1883, Emma Lazarus, deeply moved by an influx of immigrants from Eastern Europe, wrote a sonnet that was to give voice to the Statue of Liberty.  Originally a gift...
Sophie's Squash
AuthorPat Zietlow Miller
This is a beautiful children’s book about a little girl, Sophie, who chooses a squash from a farmer’s market. This squash is the perfect size to hold, to bounce on her knee, to put a face on with marker, to fall in love with. The squash begins to become freckled and less bouncy, and in an effort to heal...
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