The First Thanksgiving

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아이피에스, 1990 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 48 pages
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Illus. in full color. The story of the Pilgrims is vividly retold in simple
language for beginning readers. "Easy- reader history is in demand, and this
one is welcome. Illustrated with plenty of appealing
watercolors."-- "Bulletin, Center for Children's Books.

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User Review  - bachlove -

The book was perfect for what we wanted it for: to learn more about the Thanksgiving history, at the reading level needed for my child. Excellent purchase! My child loves the pictures also! Read full review

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User Review  - patsila - LibraryThing

I particularly liked this book because it did a wonderful job of touching on the tension between the Natives and the English from before the Pilgrims ever even arrived. This is a very real part of history and an important piece of the puzzle that is often overlooked. Read full review

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About the author (1990)

Linda Hayward was an elementary school teacher before entering publishing thirty years ago. She was director of educational publishing at Golden Books, where she managed the workbook line and started the Road to Reading series. At Random House, she managed the Step into Reading series and started the First Stepping Stones series. She has written over 100 books for children under 10, 49 of which are Readers. She also conceived and wrote the Dr. Seuss Beginner Fun Books. Ms. Hayward lives in Naples, Florida.

Avi is the highly respected author of the Scott O'Dell Award winning The Fighting Ground and the Newbery Honor Books The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle and Nothing but the Truth. A former resident of Providence, Rhode Island, Avi now lives in Boulder, Colorado.

James Watling has illustrated many children's books with historical themes including The First Thanksgiving by Linda Hayward. He lives near Montreal, Canada.

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