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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Review: Thank You, Sarah: The Woman Who Saved ThanksgivingUser Review - Alyssa Gergins - Goodreads
I would definitely read this book to my elementary class to not only teach them about thanksgiving but about perseverance and how anyone can make a difference. This animated and fun picture book gives ... Read full review
Review: Thank You, Sarah: The Woman Who Saved ThanksgivingUser Review - Sara Schwarzwalder - Goodreads
I really enjoyed reading this story and finding out the background to the Thanksgiving holiday. The book gave interesting details about Sarah Hale and her fight to make Thanksgiving a national holiday ... Read full review