Reviews for What Is Thanksgiving?


Horn Book Guide Reviews 2012 Spring
Stock photos illustrate very simple and bland introductions to familiar holidays celebrated in the United States: "Lights are hung on trees. What time of year is this? It must be Christmas!" "You do not have to be Irish to love this day. On this day, everyone is Irish." A related project is appended in each volume. Reading list, websites. Glos., ind. [Review covers these I Like Holidays! titles: What Is Christmas?, What Is Halloween?, What Is St. Patrick's Day?, What Is Thanksgiving?, What Is the 4th of July?, What Is Valentine's Day?, and What Is Veterans Day?]

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School Library Journal Reviews 2011 November

K-Gr 2--Each book begins with a contents page and a word list. The holiday is described, including a short explanation of its history; full-page, full-color photos show typical celebration. Pages average five sentences, making the books adequate introductions for very young children or beginning readers. Select these titles as needed for updating holiday collections or to meet state-standards units.--Sharon R. Pearce, Longfellow Elementary School, Oak Park, IL

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