Thanksgiving Day at Our House

Overview

A house full of relatives can mean only one thing — it must be Thanksgiving! Starting with a school pageant the day before Thanksgiving and ending with after-dinner snoozing, this book offers a peek at one family's holiday celebration. Whether for rhyming or singing or simply saying grace, these warm, cozy poems show that there are lots of ways to give thanks — and so many things to be thankful for!
Nancy White Carlstrom's short, snappy verses and R. W. Alley's cheerful ...

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Overview

A house full of relatives can mean only one thing — it must be Thanksgiving! Starting with a school pageant the day before Thanksgiving and ending with after-dinner snoozing, this book offers a peek at one family's holiday celebration. Whether for rhyming or singing or simply saying grace, these warm, cozy poems show that there are lots of ways to give thanks — and so many things to be thankful for!
Nancy White Carlstrom's short, snappy verses and R. W. Alley's cheerful illustrations come together in a lively holiday book that is sure to be a welcome part of your own family's festivities.

A collection of poems about one family's activities on Thanksgiving Day, including pondering the history behind the holiday, welcoming visiting relatives, praying for others, enjoying the good food, and giving thanks at the end of the day.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780689803604
  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books For Young Readers
  • Publication date: 10/28/1999
  • Series: Jesse Bear Ser.
  • Edition description: 1 ED
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 32
  • Age range: 5 - 6 Years
  • Product dimensions: 7.84 (w) x 11.32 (h) x 0.45 (d)

Meet the Author

Nancy White Carlstrom is the author of more than fifty books for children, including nine other titles in the Jesse Bear series, Who Said Boo?, and Wild Wild Sunflower Child Anna. Ms. Carlstrom lives in Fairbanks, Alaska, with her husband, David, and their two son, Jesse and Josh. And while the olive too far away for frequent visits with their family, they enjoy traveling to see their family as often as possible.

R. W. Alley has illustrated more than fifty children's books that include Thanksgiving Day at Our House by Nancy White Carlstrom and Mrs. Brown on Exhibit by Susan Katz. He is currently working on several series, including Paddington Bear by Michael Bond, Detective Dinosaur by James Skofield, and the Know-Nothings by Michele Sobel Spirn. He resides in Barrington, Rhode Island.

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Table of Contents

Contents

The Poems

The Day Before

The Mayflower

The First Thanksgiving

On Thanksgiving Day

Rhyme Time Thanks

The Way it is as Our House

Granny's Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving Parade

Prayer for Others

Thank You God for Bugs

Thanksgiving Charades

Graces

The Quiet Moment

Thank You Singing Game

Goodnight Prayer

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