My Family Celebrates Thanksgiving
From the Series Holiday Time (Early Bird Stories ™)
Turkey! Mashed potatoes! Pie! These things help make Thanksgiving great, but the holiday is about much more than eating. Learn all about the origins of Thanksgiving and why it’s celebrated.
|Interest Level||Kindergarten - Grade 2|
|Reading Level||Grade 1|
|Subject||Diversity, Holidays, Social Studies|
|Publisher||Lerner Publishing Group|
|Brand||Early Bird Stories ™|
|Imprint||Lerner Publications ™, LernerClassroom|
|Number of Pages||24|
|Text Type||Informational Fiction|
|BISACS||JNF052020, JNF026060, JNF019000|
|Dimensions||9 x 9|
|Guided Reading Level||J|
|ATOS Reading Level||2.4|
|Accelerated Reader® Quiz||198900|
|Accelerated Reader® Points||0.5|
|Features||Bibliography/further reading, Fast facts, Glossary, Index, Table of contents, Teaching Guides, and eSource|
Author: Lisa Bullard
Lisa Bullard is the award-winning author of more than 60 books for children, including You Can Write a Story: A Story-Writing Recipe for Kids. She teaches writing classes at the Loft Literary Center and regularly visits schools to talk with students about story-writing.
Illustrator: Katie Saunders
Katie Saunders graduated in 2001 from the university of Central Lancashire in Preston, England, with a degree in Illustration. Over the years, Katie has worked for many publishers creating children's books. She has also written and designed her own baby books. Katie works with many greetings card companies and has also worked on toy designs. Mostly, Katie works with hand-drawn pen, collage, and computer-aided design, although over the years she has worked in all mediums.Katie lives in her hometown of Kent with her partner, Graham, her three-year-old son, Archie, and her little girl, Olive Honey. They also have two cats named Dizzy and Pumpkin. Katie works in a little studio at the bottom of her garden, which her father built for her. She has never been happier.
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Holiday Time (Early Bird Stories ™)
Follow the fun as a variety of families celebrate all types of holidays. Each book describes the origin of the holiday in simple terms and highlights special customs. Critical thinking and comprehension questions get readers talking about the stories. View available downloads →