It’s a shame how much Thanksgiving gets lost in the rush to move onto Christmas. Our children need to learn about this important holiday and books for kids are a great way to introduce them to the traditions and the fun. Here are a few of my favorite Thanksgiving books for kids that you can share!
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Thanksgiving Books for Kids
Whether your child enjoys picture books or chapter books, there is something on this list for everyone!
Thanksgiving Picture Books
I Know an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Pie by Alison Jackson
Thanksgiving Is for Giving Thanks by Margaret Sutherland
Pete the Cat: The First Thanksgiving by James Dean
10 Fat Turkeys by Tony Johnston
‘Twas the Night Before Thanksgiving by Dav Pilkey
Thanks for Thanksgiving by Julie Markes
Fancy Nancy: Our Thanksgiving Banquet by Jane O’Connor
The First Thanksgiving: A Lift-the-Flap Book by Kathryn Lynn Davis
If You Were At the First Thanksgiving by Anne Kamma
Pinkalicious: Thanksgiving Helper by Victoria Kann
Thanksgiving Is by Gail Gibbons
Thanksgiving Chapter Books
It’s Thanksgiving! by Jack Prelutsky
Thanksgiving on Thursday by Mary Pope Osborne
Calendar Mysteries #11: November Night by Ron Roy
Thanksgiving Thief (Nancy Drew and the Clue Crew) by Carolyn Keene
Junie B. Jones #28: Turkeys We Have Loved and Eaten by Barbara Park
Dr. Carbles is Losing His Marbles (My Weird School #19) by Dan Gutman