Let's Celebrate Thanksgiving
The authors present the history of Thanksgiving from its beginnings to the ways in which it is celebrated today. Interspersed are jokes, riddles, and crafts for kids to share with their families.
Paperback, 32 pages
Published November 1st 1999 by Millbrook Press
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I like that this book explains that we don't know for sure about certain aspects of Thanksgiving, but that these are our best guess. I also like at the end it talks about how different cultures celebrate their own thankfulness.
Peter Roop, a Wisconsin State Teacher of the Year, has been bringing books and children together for over 30 years. He has written extensively for Cricket and Cobblestone Magazines. He currently writes and speaks full-time. Last year he visited 10 states and talked with over 10,000 students! Connie Roop, a high school environmental science teacher, is a recipient of the Women Leaders in Education...moreMore about Peter Roop...