This engaging book will teach young readers all they need to know about the origins of Thanksgiving as they enjoy the holiday s recipes and fun crafts projects.
Happy Thanksgiving This engaging book will teach young readers all they need to know about the origins of Thanksgiving as they enjoy the holiday s recipes and fun crafts projects
I was not a fan of this book We examined this book in my class as an example of informational nonfiction, and my group agreed that it was entirely too generalized The book focuses on the Thanksgiving tradition of a typical middle or upper class family Further, it talks way too much about eating while stating in a matter of fact manner that everyone eats turkey, and vegetarians eat turkey shaped tofu and not enough about the history of the holiday or the meaning of Thanksgiving being thankful for [...]
This book, while containing some great pictures, had many inaccuracies The book tells of different things that Americans do to celebrate Thanksgiving Day However, this book implies that all Americans do the things that are listed, such as all Americans watch football on Thanksgiving Day or eating certain types of food While some Americans do participate in these activities, it is wrong of the author to assume that all Americans participate in them This book gears itself toward Middle class, Whit [...]
This came after Thanksgiving, but since it had the familiar image of Chicken Little on the front, my 4 yr old was interested It was long and involved and really talked too much about the eating and getting together and not at all about being thankful, but it was a secular look at what the holiday is about.
Full of facts, crafts to make, and recipes to try, Happy Thanksgiving Holiday Fun is a short, introductory book for children about this special American holiday Used for We Are Thankful Storytime November, 2010.