By Erin Nguyen, Children’s Department, Knox County Public Library
by Laura Malone Elliott
When his teacher asks the class what things about Thanksgiving they are thankful for, Sam begins to worry when he can’t think of anything, but his friends help him find the answer.
by Judy Cox
After a family finishes Thanksgiving dinner, a mouse in their house tries to make a feast from the leftovers, but his plans might be ruined by a pesky cat.
by Laurie Friedman
Young Percy Isaac Gifford shares his rules for making the most of Thanksgiving, from spending time with family to the loading up on good food at dinner.
by Jon Scieszka
The first trucks of Trucktown look for a way to celebrate all the trucks who helped them build their town and find the answer with their annual Trucksgiving Race.
Thanks to Lucy
by Ilene Cooper
In this new volume in the Absolutely Lucy early chapter book series, Thanksgiving is fast approaching, and Bobby has a lot to be thankful for – his adorable puppy Lucy, a visit from his grandmother, and maybe even a new baby brother or sister.
by Jacqueline Jules
Tuyet is disappointed when she finds out her Vietnamese family is planning on serving duck at their Thanksgiving dinner instead of turkey, but her classmates help her learn that every family has its own holiday traditions.
by Diane Z. Shore
The traditional story of the first Thanksgiving is retold through flowing verse and bright illustrations.
by Phil Bildner
Nine-year-old Ethan is finally big enough to play in his family’s annual Thanksgiving Day football game, but wakes up to find that the game might be snowed out by a blizzard.
by Melissa Sweet
Author and illustrator Sweet tells the story of puppeteer Tony Sarg and his creation of the balloons that have become the trademark of the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.
by Penny Colman
The author delves into the rich history of the American holiday, including an investigation into competing claims for the site of the “first” Thanksgiving as well as modern-day traditions.
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