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Gracias the Thanksgiving Turkey

Gracias the Thanksgiving Turkey

by Joy Cowley Illustrated by Joe Cepeda

In this warm holiday story, a young Puerto Rican boy saves the life of his pet turkey with help from his close-knit New York City family and neighborhood. Beginning Spanish vocabulary is woven into the text.

Ages
4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Interest Level
Grades PreK - K
Grade Level Equivalent
2.8
Lexile Measure
470L
DRA
24
Guided Reading
M
Publisher
Tandem Library

About the Author and Illustrator

Joy Cowley Joy Cowley has written over 400 books for early readers, including the Boston Globe/Horn Book winner Red-Eyed Tree Frog. She currently writes for both adults and children.
Contributor Image Alt Tag Joe Cepeda Get acquainted with Joe Cepeda, the illustrator of awarding-winning picture books such as What a Truly Cool World and Nappy Hair.

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