Thank You, Sarah: The Woman Who Saved Thanksgiving
Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, Oct 1, 2005 - Juvenile Fiction - 40 pages
We the people of the United States...
Almost Lost Thanksgiving
Yes. That's right!
Way back when "skirts were long and hats were tall" Americans were forgetting Thanksgiving, and nobody seemed to care!
Thankfully, Sarah Hale appeared. More steadfast than Plymouth Rock, this lady editor knew the holiday needed saving. But would her recipe for rescue ever convince Congress and the presidents?
Join acclaimed author Laurie Halse Anderson on a journey of a woman and a pen that spanned four decades, the Civil War, and five presidents, all so you could have your turkey and eat it too!
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - lbblackwell - LibraryThing
Could you imagine a time without Thanksgiving? Well, in the 1800s that was almost the case, but thanks to Sarah Hale and her determination to save the holiday, we give thanks on the fourth Thursday of November -together as a nation. Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Kbernard - LibraryThing
I just loved this book! It tells the story of Sarah, the educated lady who saved Thanksgiving. I enjoyed the funny comments, great illustrations, and general story. I think my second graders would greatly appreciate this book next year! Adding it to my library! Read full review