Thanksgiving Day at Our House: Thanksgiving Poems for the Very Young

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Simon and Schuster, 1999 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 32 pages
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Nancy White Carlstrom's short, snappy verses and R. W. Alley's cheerful illustrations come together in a lively Thanksgiving book that is sure to be a welcome part of your own family's festivities.

A house full of relatives can mean only one thing -- it must be Thanksgiving! Starting with a school pageant the day before Thanksgiving and ending with after-dinner snoozing, this book offers a peek at one family's holiday celebration. Whether for rhyming or singing or simply saying grace, these warm, cozy poems show that there are lots of ways to give thanks -- and so many things to be thankful for!

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User Review  - alyssabuzbee - LibraryThing

This book has poems about everything concerning Thanksgiving, form the pilgrims to the meal to cleaning up afterwards. This woudl be a great addition to a unit on Thanksgiving or the pilgrims. Read full review

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User Review  - sarahbatte - LibraryThing

This book has multiple poems all about thanksgiving. They are very simple poems but display the meaning of Thanksgiving. All the joys and and fun activities that Thanksgiving brings. A very relatable to young children. Read full review


The Day Before 1
The Way It Is at Our House w
Prayer for Others w
The Quiet Moment M

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About the author (1999)

Author Nancy White Carlstrom has written more than forty books for children, including the very popular Jesse Bear series and Who Said Boo?, a book of Halloween poems for the very young. Ms. Carlstrom is the founder of the Secret Garden Children's Bookshop in Seattle. She now lives in Fairbanks, Alaska, with her husband, David, and their sons, Jesse and Joshua.

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