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  - eilawest - LibraryThing

A nonfiction children's picture book on the history of thanksgiving. Perfect for use in classroom to teach about thanksgiving! Very informative and accurate with beautiful illustrations. Perhaps for slightly older reading levels, as there is a bit of historical context needed. 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

About the author (2004)

Gail Gibbons was born in 1944 in Oak Park, Illinois. She received a degree in graphic design from the University of Illinois. She 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, where some of the children asked her if she had ever considered doing a children's books. Her first book, Willy and His Wheel Wagon, was published in 1975. Since then she has written and illustrated more than 170 non-fiction books for children including Nature's Green Umbrella: Tropical Rain Forests.

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