It’s the time of year to give thanks. Check out these books about Thanksgiving!

  • The Wishbone Wish
    McDonald, Megan

    The town's annual Turkey Trot race and festival is coming up, and Judy and Stink are training to win.

  • Junie B., First Grader: Turkeys We Have Loved and Eaten (and Other Thankful Stuff)
    Park, Barbara

    To celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday, Mr. Scary's first grade class prepares a Thankful List for the school contest, but Junie B. Jones finds it hard to be grateful for squash or Tattletale May.

  • Gooney Bird and the Room Mother
    Lowry, Lois

    Gooney Bird Greene, an entertaining second grader who introduces challenging vocabulary words and tells "absolutely true" stories, finds a surprise room mother to bring cupcakes for the Thanksgiving pageant.

  • An Old-Fashioned Thanksgiving
    Alcott, Louisa May

    This adaptation of the original story follows the activities of seven in children nineteenth-century New England as they prepare for the Thanksgiving holiday while Mother is away caring for Grandmother.

  • Thanksgiving on Thursday
    Osborne, Mary Pope

    Jack and Annie travel in their magic treehouse to the year 1621, where they celebrate the first Thanksgiving with the Pilgrims and Wampanoag Indians in the New Plymouth Colony.

  • Kit Learns a Lesson
    Tripp, Valerie

    In 1934 Kit finds that she has hard lessons to learn about the Depression both at home, where she is helping her mother run a boarding house while her father looks for a new job, and at school, where a fight spoils the preparations for the Thanksgiving pageant.

  • Amber Brown is Feeling Blue
    Danziger, Paula

    Nine-year-old Amber Brown faces further complications because of her parents' divorce when her father plans to move back from Paris and she must decide which parent she will be with on Thanksgiving.

  • Last-But-Not-Least Lola and a Knot the Size of Texas
    Pakkala, Christine

    "In her fourth hilarious adventure, good-hearted Lola can't help getting into trouble. Her friends are all traveling for the Thanksgiving holidays, so she offers to dog-sit--but fails to mention this to Mom, who is desperately trying to finish a batch of Lola dresses for a new client. Now Lola is juggling her dog-sitting responsibilities with her worries." -- Provided by publisher.