Reviews for Thanksgiving


School Library Journal Reviews 2011 November

Gr 3-5--Eight seasonal activities, including one recipe, embellish brief passages about the history and customs associated with each holiday. Unfortunately the craft instructions are far too simple, jeopardizing the success or coherence of the projects. In addition, the written instructions do not always match the process photos and sometimes pictures of the completed projects are missing. Occasional egregious factual errors-Cinco de Mayo is not a "national holiday" in the U.S.; college football teams do not play in the Thanksgiving Classic-cast a pall over the credibility of this series. The "All New Holiday Crafts for Kids" series (Millbrook) is a better choice, with more crafts per book and better instructions.

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