Books About Gratitude
Help your independent readers learn valuable lessons in gratitude with these fun titles. They'll thank you for the book suggestions!
If You Were at the First Thanksgiving
Series: If You...
by Anne Kamma Illustrated by Bert Dodson
Nearly half of the fifty-two Pilgrims at the First Thanksgiving were children age sixteen and younger. What was it like being part of the historic harvest festival that inspired our modern holiday? How did the children contribute to the feast? What did they wear? Did they have turkey and pumpkin pie?Read More
Andy and the Lion: A Tale of Kindness Remembered or the Power of Gratitude
by James Henry Daugherty
In this retelling of Androcles and the Lion, Andy meets a lion on the way to school and wins his friendship for life by removing a thorn from his paw.Read More
Giving Thanks: A Native American Good Morning Message
by Jake Swamp Illustrated by Erwin Printup
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.