Books for Giving Thanks
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.
Great-Aunt Myra is coming to visit, and Amelia Bedelia, the ever literal-minded housekeeper, is eager to please. But she creates frantic, funny situations when she's told to strip the sheets, pare the vegetables, separate the eggs, and make a jelly roll!
Clifford is always ready to help his friends on Birdwell Island . . . sometimes in rather unusual ways!
This delightful book lets children count their blessings. Everything from food to family to being able to swim to the stars in the sky is a blessing and can be counted. The last spread is a wipe off page on which children can record the things that they are grateful for themselves. Full color. Consumable.
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.