Wednesday, November 14, 2007

Fall/Thanksgiving Books

Here is a list that I have made/collected over the years of Thanksgiving related fall books.  Most of them are from my list, but I did get some of them from the lovely ladies at the Five in A Row boards.  Thanks ladies for helping me add to my list!


The Legend of the Indian Paintbrush by Tomie dePaola

The Legend of the Blue Bonnets by Tomie dePaola

The Popcorn Book by Tomie dePaola

Corn is Maize by Aliki

Raccoons and Ripe Corn by Jim Arnosky

Red Leaf, Yellow Leaf by Lois Ehlert

Poporn by Frank Asch

Stone Soup by Tony Ross

The First Thanksgiving Feast by Joan Anderson

The Story of Liberty by Charles Coffin

Sweet Land of Liberty by Charles Coffin

The Light and The Glory for Kids by Peter Marshall and David Manuel

Thank you, Sarah: The Woman who Saved Thanksgiving by Laurie Halse Anderson

Pilgrim Stories by Mararet Pumphrey-revised and expanded by Elvajean Hall

Those Billington Boys by Janice Glover

Cranberry Thanksgiving by Wende and Harry Devlin

The Night Before Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving Wish by Michael J. Rosen

Amy's Goose by Efner Tudor Holmes-illustrated by Tasha Tudor

The First Thanksgiving by Jean Craighead George

Nickommoh! By Jackie French Koller

How Many Days to America

The Peterkins Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving at the Tappletons

Thanksgiving is here

The Very First Thanksgiving day

Thanksgiving at the Whitehouse

The Thanksgiving Door by Debby Atwell

Thanksgiving With Me by Margaret Willey

Good O'Grumpity by Carol Ryrie Brink

Squanto and the Miracle of Thanksgiving by Eric  Metaxas

Across the Wide Dark Sea by Jean Van Leeuwen

Honkers by Jane Yolen

Squanto, friend of the Pilgrims by Clyde Robert Bulla

If you sailed on the Mayflower by Ann McGovern

On the Mayflower by Kate Waters

Sarah Morton's Day by Kate Waters

Samuel Eaton's Day by Kate Waters

The First Thanksgiving by Linda Haywood

How Many Days to America by Eve Bunting

The Thanksgiving Story by Alice Dalgilesh

A Pioneer Thanksgiving by Barbara Greenwood

Molly's Pilgrim by Barbara Cohen

The Pilgrim's First Thanksgiving by Ann McGovern

Oh, What a Thanksgiving by Steven Kroll

Stranded at Plymouth Plantation 1626 by Gary Bowen

Over the River and Through the Woods

My First Thanksgiving by Tomie dePaola

Thanksgiving is for Giving Thanks by Margaret Sutherland

A Time to Keep by Tasha Turdor

The Story of the Pilgrims by Katherine Ross

Let's Celebrate Thanksgiving by Peter and Connie Roop

Three Young Pilgrims by Cheryl Harness

An Old Fashioned Thanksgiving by Louisa May Alcott

The Pilgrims of Plymouth by Marcia Sewall

Who's That Stepping on Plymouth Rock by Jean Fritz

Thanksgiving: A Time To Remember by Barbara Rainey

The lates: A pilgrims book of Food and Manners by Lucille Penner

Setting the Turkey's Free by Nikola-Lisa


  1. This is an amazing list, Christa!

    Hope you're doing well.



  2. Wow - That's quite a list - I wish I could have borrowed a few today for homeschool group - I wanted to bring something from home to read my class having to do with Thankfulness and only came up with one book. - Sad. - Have a HAPPY THANKSGIVING! - Love, Charity


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