The library will closed on Thursday, November 24th and Friday November 25th. We would like to wish you a happy Thanksgiving and share with you some Thanksgiving themed books that can be downloaded from BARD.
An old-fashioned Thanksgiving by Louisa May Alcott DB09773
A warm Thanksgiving tale with a surprise ending. The seven Bassett children decide to prepare Thanksgiving dinner themselves after their parents leave suddenly to care for an ailing grandmother. Includes recipes from the dinner. For children and adults.
It’s Thanksgiving by Jack Prelutsky DB20097
Twelve original, humorous poems about Thanksgiving feature the traditional family dinner, the first Thanksgiving, turkey thoughts, Dad’s disastrous carving job, and too many turkey leftovers. For grades 2-4 and older readers.
Thanksgiving by Janet Evanovich DB63690
Williamsburg, Virginia. A chance encounter with a wayward pet rabbit introduces potter Megan Murphy to the animal’s owner, pediatrician Patrick Hunter. Megan and Patrick become unlikely guardians of an abandoned infant, and as Thanksgiving approaches, the pair contemplates making their makeshift family legitimate.
Thanksgiving on Thursday By Mary Pope Osborne DB55024
The magic tree house takes Jack and Annie back to the Pilgrims’ first Thanksgiving celebration with the Wampanoag Indians. Preparing for the feast is harder than Annie and Jack realize and makes them even more thankful for living in modern times.
Thanksgiving poems by Myra Cohn Livingston DB26292
A rich collection of poems of Thanksgiving by authors such as Valerie Worth and David McCord, as well as selections from Native Americans and the Bible. For grades 4-7 and older readers.
Thanksgiving prayer by Debbie Macomber and Jillian Hart DB75671
Two romance novels. In the title story Seattle medical student Claudia meets Seth, an Alaskan businessman, but is torn between marriage in an unfamiliar environment and her potential career. In A Handful of Heaven waitress Paige and a divorced customer are in love–but both are afraid of commitment.
Wall-to-wall Thanksgiving by Kenneth Jernigan DB44870
Ten short stories by National Federation of the Blind members focusing on how they have overcome difficulties they faced growing up and how their views on these problems changed as they grew older. The title story tells how Barbara Pierce handled a Thanksgiving celebration in England.
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