Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Thanksgiving Reading!

Thanksgiving Day is coming up quick! Take some time out tomorrow to sit down with your kids and read some fun Thanksgiving books together. Here are 5 of the top selling Thanksgiving children books that I know your kids will love!! 

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Arthur's Thanksgiving
Arthur has been picked to direct his school's Thanksgiving play- and cast the roles. But all his friends want to be the star, and no one wants to play the Turkey! What will Arthur do?
Arthur finds his role as director of the Thanksgiving play a difficult one, especially since no one will agree to play the turkey. 
Written by: Marc Brown 

Fancy Nancy: Our Thanksgiving Banquet
This is going to be the best Thanksgiving ever! There is a gigantic turkey, Grandma's secret stuffing, green beans, and authentic cranberry sauce, the kind that doesn't come out of a can. And desserts? There are almost too many to count. 
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Join Nancy and her entire family as they celebrate Thanksgiving in this brand-new story book, complete with more than thirty swanky stickers. Written by: Jane O'Connor, Robin Preiss Glasser


Thanksgiving Rules
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Percy Issac Gifford's Offical Thanksgiving Decree: I officially command you to eat EVERYTHING you see! Percy knows just what to do to get the most out of this delicious holiday. And so will you if you follow his ten simple rules. From "the early bird gets the turkey" to "life is sweeter when you eat sweets," his rules will help you eat your way through the big meal. But is there more to Thanksgiving than stuffed turkey and sweet potatoes with marshmallows? See how Percy discovers the true recipe for a perfect Thanksgiving holiday. Written by: Laurie B. Friedman, Teresa Murfin

10 Fat Turkeys 
"Looky!" says a silly turkey swinging from a vine. "Gobble gobble wibble wobble. Whoops! Now there are nine." Girls and boys will gobble up this hilarious county story about ten goofy turkeys roller-skating on a fence, doing a noodle dance, and more! Give thanks! This Thanksgiving favorite is now available as a board book with foil cover. Written by: Tony Johnston
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Thanks for Thanksgiving
Everyone knows that Thanksgiving is a time to give thanks--the question is, where to begin? From the turkey on the table to warm, cozy cuddles, life is full of small things and bigger pleasures. But what is most important is being able to share them with family! 
Julie Markes reminds kids and adults alike about the little details that make each day enjoyable, while Doris Barrette's beautiful and striking illustrations bring her thoughtful words to life. Written by: Julie Markes 
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