Children have many thoughts of Thanksgiving. Some think of food first. While others think of proudly posting their construction paper turkeys around the room for all to see. Thanksgiving is a time for gratitude and thanks for all of the blessings received. Yet, it is also a time where children can learn the history of Thanksgiving and read stories of gratitude. Below are five Thanksgiving books, according to Parents.com, that every child should read.
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“How to Catch a Turkey” by Adam Wallace and Andy Elkerton (Best for kids 4 and up)
“How to Catch a Turkey” is a part of a of the “How to Catch Series,” which includes, “How to Catch a Unicorn” “How to Catch the Easter Bunny” “How to Catch an Elf” “How to Catch a Monster” “How to Catch a Leprechaun” and many others. In this hilarious book, which combines STEAM concepts, a turkey is running loose at school right before a Thanksgiving play. The show must go on, so young readers are encouraged to help catch the turkey, spoiler alert…the turkey doesn’t get eaten.
“Dr. Seuss’s Thankful Things” by Dr. Seuss (Best for kids...