Thankful for Books Month

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  • Thankful for Books Month

We are thankful for all of our eBook collections!

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    The Mayflower and the Pilgrims' New World

    by Nathaniel Philbrick Year Published: Sep 04, 2008

    Adapted from the New York Times bestseller Mayflower! After a dangerous journey across the Atlantic, the Mayflower?s passengers were saved from certain destruction with the help of the Natives of the Plymouth region. For fifty years a fragile peace was maintained as Pilgrims and Native Americans learned to work together. But when that trust was broken by the next generation of leaders, a conflict erupted that nearly wiped out Pilgrims and Natives alike. Adapted from the New York Times bestseller Mayflower specifically for younger readers, this edition includes additional maps, artwork, and archival photos.

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  • Turkey Monster Thanksgiving

    by Anne Warren Smith Year Published: Aug 28, 2012

    Before I knew it, Thanksgiving had turned into a monster . . .

    Thanksgiving was supposed to be easy for Dad and Tyler and me—spending the day in our pajamas and eating pizza—but I wondered what it would be like to try something else this year. Maybe I'd fix Thanksgiving—and my messy family, too. I couldn't help it. I started making lists . . .

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  •  Pilgrim

    What Was the First Thanksgiving?

    by Joan Holub Year Published: Aug 15, 2013

    The history of the feast! After their first harvest in 1621, the Pilgrims at Plymouth shared a three-day feast with their Native American neighbors. Of course, the Pilgrims and the Wampanoag didn't know it at the time, but they were making history, celebrating what would become a national holiday.

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    P Is for Pilgrim

    by Carol Crane Year Published: Aug 15, 2013

    "Across the Atlantic Ocean, a lone ship on a vast sea. Ablaze with new hope, all praying to be free." From the lives of our early settlers, who established the foundations for American freedoms and ideals, to today's celebrations, P is for Pilgrim colorfully examines the history and lore of Thanksgiving. Educators will find the inclusion of the Core Democratic Values of valuable use for the classroom while kids of all ages will enjoy the bright, engaging illustrations and fascinating sidebar text. "Zippy bands zigzagging down the street, zebras trotting, zeppelin-like balloons afloat. Flags flying, banners waving, a Thanksgiving Day Parade playing a happy note."Lecturer and book reviewer Carol Crane is widely recognized by many schools and educators for her expertise in children's literature. She has written several state books for Sleeping Bear Press including Texas (L is for Lone Star) and South Carolina (P is for Palmetto). She travels extensively and speaks at state reading conventions across the United States. Helle Urban, a Parker, Colorado resident, has been an illustrator for over 20 years. She earned her bachelor of fine arts in illustration from Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, CA. Helle has illustrated numerous children's books, painted portraits of families, and was a background artist in the animation industry.

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