Thanksgiving is just around the corner.
Get in the spirit with some staff favorites!
The Wordy Shipmates by Sarah Vowell
From the author of the “New York Times” bestseller “Assassination Vacation” comes an examination of the Puritans, their covenant communities, deep-rooted idealism, political and cultural relevance, and their myriad oddities.
Turkey, cranberries, pumpkin pie, and the Peanuts gang to share them with. This is going to be the greatest Thanksgiving ever! The fun begins when Peppermint Patty invites herself and her pals to Charlie Brown’s house for a really big turkey party. All our hero can cook is cold cereal and maybe toast. Is Charlie Brown doomed? Not when Linus, Snoopy and Woodstock chip in to save the (Thanksgiving) Day.
Pete the Cat : the first Thanksgiving by Kimberly Dean
Pete the Cat participates in a school play about the first Thanksgiving. He makes new friends and learns a lot about what it was like to be a Pilgrim and live off the land, as well as to be thankful for everything. Lift the flaps to see what other adventures and facts came about during the play.
Thanksgiving by Janet Evanovich
When it comes to men, Megan Murphy has an aversion to “I do.” Then she meets irresistible pediatrician Pat Hunter. Add in a cozy colonial cottage, the world’s biggest turkey, two hopeful families and a skirt-chomping rabbit, and you’ve got a feast of fabulous fun.
Thank you, Sarah : the woman who saved Thanksgiving by Laurie Halse Anderson
Relates how Sarah Hale, a magazine editor and author, persuaded President Lincoln to transform Thanksgiving Day into a national holiday.
The Thanksgiving Visitor by Truman Capote
A boy recalls his life with an elderly relative in rural Alabama in the 1930s and the lesson she taught him one Thanksgiving Day about dealing with a bully from school.
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