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Reader's Theatre

Featuring 'Thanksgiving Day Thanks'

Calling all readers!

Please join us in the children's room on Monday, Nov. 17 at 4 p.m. for Reader's Theatre.

Thanksgiving Day Thanks by Laura Malone Elliott is the featured piece.

Sam has trouble deciding what he is grateful for during a Thanksgiving-themed classroom assignment.

Here are six more stories to share with your child about thankfulness and gratitude.

Curl up, get cozy, and read!
 
The Thankful Book
By Todd Parr
JUV E PARR
Easy-to-read text encourages the reader to find something every day for which to be thankful, from underwear that is just the right size to birthday cakes and the wishes they bring.
 
Annie and Snowball and the Thankful Friends:
The Tenth Book of their Adventures

By Cynthia Rylant
JUV E RYLANT (EASY READER)
Annie wants to have a big Thanksgiving dinner and thinks about who she can invite to share it with her.
 
Thanks a Million
By Nikki Grimes
JUV 811 GRIMES
What makes you thankful? How do you say thanks? In sixteen extraordinary poems that range in form from a haiku to a rebus to a riddle, Nikki Grimes reminds us how wonderful it is to feel thankful, and how powerful a simple "thank you" can be.
 
Thanks & Giving All Year Long
JUV 810.8 THANKS
A collection of stories, poems, and songs celebrating family, friendship, giving, thankfulness, and love
 
Giving Thanks:
Poems, Prayers, and Praise Songs of Thanksgiving

JUV 242.08 GIVING
Newbery Medal winner Katherine Paterson and cut-paper artist Pamela Dalton collaborated to create this special book about gratitude and the act of giving thanks.
 
Junie B. Jones, First Grader: Turkeys We Have Loved and Eaten (and other thankful stuff)
By Barbara Park
JUV J PARK
To celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday, Mr. Scary's first grade class prepares a Thankful List for the school contest, but Junie B. Jones finds it hard to be grateful for squash or Tattletale May.

Also available in these formats:
CD:
Junie B. Jones, First Grader: Turkeys We Have Loved and Eaten (and other thankful stuff)
E-Audio:
Junie B. Jones, First Grader: Turkeys We Have Loved and Eaten (and other thankful stuff)
E-Book:
Junie B. Jones, First Grader: Turkeys We Have Loved and Eaten (and other thankful stuff)