Thanksgiving Is--

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Holiday House, 2004 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 32 pages
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Thanksgiving is turkey, cranberry sauce, and pumpkin pie. It is parades with giant balloons. It is a holiday for remembering the Pilgrims and the Indians they met. Most of all, it is a time to share with family and friends, and a time to give thanks for many blessings.

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User Review  - smdorr - LibraryThing

This books gives a history of how thanksgiving originated around the world and in the United States. It provides examples on how other people throughout time have celebrated Thanskgiving, such as the ... Read full review

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User Review  - Colleen - Goodreads

This book is about the Thanksgiving holiday including its history and how it is celebrated today. It's colorful illustrations done in a gouache style are attractive and provide an insight to the ... Read full review

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Gail Gibbons was born in 1944 in Oak Park, Illinois. She attended the University of Illinois, majoring in graphic design. Upon her graduation from college, Gibbons moved to New York City. Gibbons got a job doing artwork for television shows in New York City. She was eventually offered a job creating art for a children's show and realized how much she loved working in that genre. She put forth an idea for a children's book which was immediately bought by a publisher. That book was called "Willie and His Wheel Wagon" and opened the door for Gibbons to become a full fledged children's author and illustrator. Gibbons has written and illustrated more than 100 non-fiction books for children.

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