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.
- 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
- Interest Level
- Grades PreK - K
- Grade Level Equivalent
- Lexile Measure
- Guided Reading
- 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.
Joe Cepeda Get acquainted with Joe Cepeda, the illustrator of awarding-winning picture books such as What a Truly Cool World and Nappy Hair.