Browse Abstracts (29 total)

| by Bridwell, Norman

Emily goes to visit her grandmother for the Thanksgiving holiday. Clifford is staying with neighbors and becomes homesick. He decides to visit his mother as a surprise.

| by Herman, Debbie // Koffsky, Ann D.

Almost 400 years ago, pilgrims traveled to North America. They met and befriended the Indians of the area. The different cultures came together to prepare a harvest and a celebration. This celebration became known as Thanksgiving.

| by Ichikawa, Satomi

The animals of the African savanna help Meto as he tries to return the toy bear left behind by a young tourist.

| by Silvano, Wendi

Turkey is in trouble. Bad trouble. The kind of trouble where it's Thanksgiving...and you're the main course! But Turkey has an idea- what if he doesn't look like a turkey? What if he looks like another animal instead? After many hilarious attempts, Turkey comes up with the perfect disguise to make this Thanksgiving the best ever!

| by Nikola-Lisa, W.

It is Thanksgiving, so this book gives a step-by-step sequence of what to prepare to eat and how to set the table. It focuses on the numbers 1-8

| by Hoban, Lillian

Silly Tilly Mole is very forgetful and almost ruins her Thanksgiving dinner. She forgets to mail invitations and make the food. In the end, her friends come to the rescue with food and they all enjoy dinner.

| by Zion, Gene

Nibble, a squirrel, plans his Thanksgiving dinner of acorns, but a mean squirrel comes up and cons the food from Nibble. Through a series of strange circumstances, Nibble is able to get his family's acorns back and even get back at the mean squirrel.

| by Rosen, Michael

A family overcomes the loss of their grandmother and run into obstacles when cooking Thanksgiving dinner. All their Thanksgiving wishes come true with a kind, helping hand from their new neighbors.

| by Balian, Lorna

An old woman finds an egg, takes it home to let it hatch, and a turkey is born. She plans to eat the turkey for Thanksgiving dinner.

| by Day, Nancy Raines

A kitten explores her environment during her first year of life. She uses her senses to absorb the surroundings and playfully interacts with the world around her. Month after month the kitten grows and develops into a cat.

| by Bunting, Eve

Mr. Moose goes looking for a turkey for Mrs. Moose's Thanksgiving dinner. The turkey that Mr. Moose catches is very frightened about being eaten for dinner. When Mr. Moose returns home with the turkey, they both find out that Mrs. Moose wanted a turkey to join her for dinner.

| by Williams, Barbara

Chester was thankful on Thanksgiving. He was thoughtful to think of his sick cousin, Archie. Chester, Archie, and a friend all have dinner together in the end.

| by Cohen, Barbara

It is almost Thanksgiving. The first grade builds a class turkey together, then takes turns pretending to be the turkey. Preparations are also made for the children's turkey dinner at home.

| by Stock, Catherine

It is time for Thanksgiving and everyone is busy running around to get ready for the big feast. The youngest child wants to help, but everyone tells him he isn't needed. His grandpa comes to the rescue and makes everyone happy.

| by Glendinning, Sally

Jimmy and Joe are going to invite an elderly woman to Thanksgiving dinner. When they find her unconcious in her house, they get help for her.

| by Anderson, Laurie Halse

Charity's favorite holiday finally arrives, Thanksgiving. Unfortunately, she and her family are unable to travel to Nana's for dinner because Charity has come down with the chicken pox. However, Nana solicits the help of four snowplow drivers and she and the turkey arrive just in time for dinner!

| by Cowley, Joy

Miguel's dad, a truck driver, sends Miguel a turkey to fatten up for Thanksgiving. Miguel and his family care for and love the turkey, and they name her Gracias. When Thanksgiving arrives no one can eat Gracias the turkey, instead they eat chicken for Thanksgiving dinner!

| by Cohen, Barbara

Molly brings a pilgrim doll that's a replica of her mother when she left Russia to school. Only with this doll do the other students learn the true meaning of a pilgrim.

| by Jackson, Alison

With rhythm and rhyme, an old lady swallows an entire pie at a family's Thanksgiving dinner. After eating them out of house and home, the old lady is finally full.

| by Schnur, Steven

The autumn season is described using the alphabet. From apple cider to weather, each letter of the alphabet describes what happens from September to December.
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