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Thursday, August 23, 2007

Books About Thanksgiving

To use when presenting multiple perspectives and doing critical analysis.
* My personal favorites


Traditional Thanksgiving



Other Ways to Think about Thanksgiving or "Giving Thanks"

Anderson, Joan. The First Thanksgiving Feast. Houghton Mifflin Co. New York, NY, 1984.

Bruchac, Joseph. A Circle of Thanks: Native American Poems and Songs of Thanksgiving. BridgeWater Books. 1996.

Grace, Catherine O’Neill. 1621: A New Look at Thanksgiving. National Geographic Society. Washington, D.C., 2001.

Everyday Learning Corporation. The Wampanoags and the First Thanksgiving. Everyday Learning Corp. Chicago, IL, 1997.

Hayward, Linda. The First Thanksgiving. Random House Inc. New York, NY, 1990.

Jennings, Paulla. Strawberry Thanksgiving. Modern Curriculum Press. Cleveland, OH, 1992.

Koller, Jackie French. Nickommoh! A Thanksgiving Celebration. Atheneum Books for Young Readers. New York, NY, 1999.

Swamp, Chief Jake. Giving Thanks: A Native American good Morning Message. Scholastic. New York, NY, 1995.

Waters, Kate. Giving Thanks: The 1621 Harvest Feast. Scholastic Press, NY, 2001.