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Your Ultimate Guide to Thanksgiving Picture Books

The Thanksgiving season is fast approaching! One of the best ways to make the most of an upcoming holiday is by spending the days reading books that encourage your children to reflect on all that they have to be thankful for or giggle at silly stories about a turkey’s thanksgiving plight. Let this Thanksgiving booklist guide you to some of the best holiday picture books.

Thanksgiving in the Woods

by Phyllis Alsdurf

How to Catch a Turkey

by Adam Wallace & Andy Elkerton

Turkey Trouble

by Wendi Silvano

The First Thanksgiving

by Jean Craighead George

Balloons Over Broadway

by Melissa Sweet

In November

by Cynthia Rylant

Thanks for Thanksgiving

by Julie Markes

Run, Turkey, Run!

by Diane Mayr


by Eileen Spinelli

A Turkey for Thanksgiving

by Eve Bunting

I Am Thankful

by Sheri Wall

Sharing the Bread

by Pat Zietlow Miller

Thank You, Sarah

by Laurie Anderson

Porcupine’s Pie

by Laura Renauld

God’s Blessings of Fall

by Jean Matthew Hall

Mayflower 1620

by National Geographic

1621 A New Look at Thanksgiving

by Phyllis Alsdurf

Need more books to read? Check out The Ultimate Autumn Booklist to keep the seasonal fun going!

Happy reading!

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