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Giving Thanks

Giving Thanks

by Jake Swamp, Chief Jake Swamp Illustrated by Erwin Printup, Erwin Printup Jr

Based on the Thanksgiving Address of the Iroquois people, the words in this read-aloud book reflect the Native American tradition of greeting the world each morning by giving thanks to all living things.

Giving Thanks is a special children's version of the Thanksgiving Address, a message of gratitude that originated with the Native people of upstate New York and Canada and that is still spoken at ceremonial gatherings held by the Iroquois, or Six Nations.

Ages
6, 7, 5
Interest Level
Grades K - 2
Grade Level Equivalent
4.1
Lexile Measure
680L
DRA
24
Guided Reading
M
Publisher
Tandem Library
Genre
Nonfiction, Fables, Folk Tales and Myths

About the Authors and Illustrators

Jake Swamp
Chief Jake Swamp
Erwin Printup
Erwin Printup Jr

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