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We Gather Together

We Gather Together

by Wendy Pfeffer Illustrated by Linda Bleck

The fall equinox signals the time of year when we gather our harvests and give thanks for their bounty. With accessible, lyrical prose and vibrant illustrations, this nonfiction picture book explains the science behind autumn and the social history of harvest-time celebrations.

We Gather Together presents a remarkable range of cultural traditions throughout the ages and the world, many of which have influenced our contemporary Thanksgiving holiday. Simple science activities, ideas for celebrating in school and at home, and a further reading list are included in the back of the book.

6, 7, 8, 9
Interest Level
Grades 1 - 4
Dutton Books
Number of Pages
Informational Text

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Wendy Pfeffer
Linda Bleck

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