Your Friday Five

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Your Friday Five

Thanksgiving is Near!

Welcome to the Northeast Library blog series, Your Friday Five! Each week, the children's and teen staff will round up five of their favorite resources and reads around a certain topic.

This Friday, we are highlighting Thanksgiving with five books that will help you prep for the big day. From parades to pies, to turkeys and more, I hope these titles will help you begin a happy holiday season!
All New Crafts for Thanksgiving All New Crafts for Thanksgiving
by Kathy Ross

All New Crafts for Thanksgiving is the newest title in the updated and completely new series All New Holiday Crafts for Kids. It features crafts such as gourd turkeys, pilgrim place cards, and a stick trivet.
Balloons Over Broadway book Balloons Over Broadway: the True Story of the Puppeteer of Macy's Parade
by Melissa Sweet

Award-winning artist Sweet tells the story of the puppeteer Tony Sarg, capturing his genius, his dedication, his zest for play, and his long-lasting gift to America -- the inspired helium balloons that would become the trademark of Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade.
Celebrate Thanksgiving book Celebrate Thanksgiving
by Deborah Heiligman

The author relates this holiday to the harvest festivals celebrated by thankful believers of many faiths all over the globe. The book's stunning pictures show the celebration in its historical and cultural aspects, and the back matter contains a delicious Thanksgiving recipe, a glossary, and a useful list of holiday references and resources.
Fine Cooking Thanksgiving cookbook
Fine Cooking Thanksgiving Cookbook: Recipes for Turkey and All the Trimmings

The 100 recipes cover the meal from soup to nuts. There is an entire chapter on turkey that covers everything from the different types available (organic, kosher, wild) to what to do when you find you still have a frozen bird, as well as traditional takes and inspired twists on roasting your turkey. Loaded with step-by-step instructions on techniques like how to make gravy or roll out a pie crust.
Thanksgiving: How to Cook it Well Thanksgiving: How to Cook it Well
by Sam Sifton

From one of America's finest food writers, the former restaurant critic for The New York Times, comes a definitive, timeless guide to Thanksgiving dinner -- preparing it, surviving it, and pulling it off in style.
-- Meghan Ebbitt, Children's Librarian