Celebrating Thanksgiving

Celebrating Holidays
  • Interest Level: Kindergarten - Grade 3
  • Reading Level: Grade 2

Thanksgiving is turkey, pumpkin pie, family gatherings, and a celebration of all the good things for which we're grateful. But how did out modern-day Thanksgiving traditions get their start? What was the first Thanksgiving like? Informative text and creative illustrations help kids learn the answer to this and more! Additional features to aid comprehension include activities and poetry, informative sidebars, a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, sources for further research, an index, and an introduction to the author and illustrator.

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Interest Level Kindergarten - Grade 3
Reading Level Grade 2
Genre Nonfiction
Category Social Studies
Copyright 2022
Publisher The Child's World, Inc.
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2021-08-01
BISACS JNF026090, JNF026080, JNF026000
Dewey 394.2649
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 9.5 x 8
Lexile 530
Guided Reading Level M
Features Activities for further learning, Author/Illustrator biography, Educational front/back matter, Glossary of key words, Index, Informative sidebars, Phonetics, Photo captions, Reviewed, Sources for further research, Suggested websites, and Table of contents
Online Resources


  • Happy Thanksgiving!
  • Celebrating the Harvest
  • Life in a New Land
  • A Great Feast
  • Becoming a Holiday
  • Thanksgiving Dinner
  • Decorations and Symbols
  • Poetry Corner
  • Joining in the Spirit of Thanksgiving
  • Making Thanksgiving Cornbread
  • Making Personalized Thanksgiving Napkins
  • Glossary
  • Learn More
  • Index
Author: Ann Heinrichs

Ann Heinrichs grew up in Fort Smith, Arkansas. She began playing the piano at age three and thought she would grow up to be a pianist. Instead, she became a writer. She is the author of more than 200 books for children and young adults on Asian, African, and U.S. history and cultures, as well as grammar and natural history subjects. Ann has also written numerous newspaper, magazine, and encyclopedia articles. Ann has traveled to the Middle East, Asia, and Europe, and now lives in Chicago, IL.

Illustrator: Charles Jordan

Reviews

A noteworthy review of Celebrating Holidays from School Library Journal on November 1, 2021

This series captures the sights and sounds of holidays around the world. Young readers are introduced to new holidays and learn the histories of familiar celebrations. Each title reproduces the excitement with descriptive language and engaging illustrations. Modern-day practices are… View →