The Thanksgiving Story

The Thanksgiving Story

Book - 1988
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Baker & Taylor
A Pilgrim family's struggle to survive in their harsh new homeland culminates in a thanksgiving feast

Simon and Schuster
In this festive Caldecott Honor–winning picture book, Alice Dalgiesh brings to life the origin of the Thanksgiving holiday for readers of all ages.

Giles, Constance and Damaris Hopkins are all passengers aboard the crowded Mayflower, journeying to the New World to start a new life. Things get a little more cramped when their baby brother Oceanus is born during the passage. However, when they arrive, there are even worse challenges to face as the Pilgrims are subjected to hunger, cold, and sickness that put their small colony in great danger. With the help of the Native Americans though, they might just be able to survive their first year in this strange land—and have a November harvest to celebrate for generations!

Publisher: New York : Scribner's, 1988, c1954
ISBN: 9780684189994
0684189992
Characteristics: [32] p. : ill. ; 26 cm
Additional Contributors: Sewell, Helen 1896-1957

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