1621: A New Look at Thanksgiving

People, Identity & Culture
Author(s):
Catherine O'Neill Grace
Age Group:
8-12
Publisher:
National Geographic Society
ISBN:
978-0792261391
Year:
People, Identity & Culture

Countering the prevailing, traditional story of the first Thanksgiving, with its black-hatted, silver-buckled Pilgrims; blanket-clad, be-feathered Indians; cranberry sauce; pumpkin pie and turkey, this lushly illustrated photo-essay presents a more measured, balanced and historically accurate version of the three-day harvest celebration in 1621.

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Ivy Aberdeen’s Letter to the World

Ashley Herring Blake

When a tornado rips through town, Ivy Aberdeen's house is destroyed and her family displaced. Ivy feels invisible and ignored in the aftermath of the storm—and what's worse, her notebook filled with secret drawings of girls holding hands has gone missing.

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