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Thanksgiving - a time to be thankful and to enjoy good food!

Written by published on Mon, 11/07/2016 - 7:34pm

Little Bear's Thanksgiving is a timeless story about a bear who nearly sleeps through Thanksgiving.  He tries to stay awake, but as all bears do, hibernation gets the better of him. Little Bear's ThanksgivingThanks to the kindness of his friends, he is awakened by the sweet whispering in his ear of all the traditional Thanksgiving food…turkey with chestnut dressing, mashed sweet potatoes with marshmallows on top, and of course, pumpkin pie. Check out these Thanksgiving cookbooks.

Thanksgiving recipes by Ronnie Rooney 

Thanksgiving sweets and treats by Ronne Randall 

 

We have an amazing array of cookbooks in our youth non-fiction section (641.5!).  Why not browse some of these cookbooks and create some of your own traditions!

Complete Children's CookbookCook me a storyEat your Greens Reds Yellows and Purples

 

 

International Cookbook for Kids

 

 

 

 

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Recommended Books

  • In the car with your family for a long trip? Grandparents and teenagers alike? The Thief Lord is a rousing tale about a group kids on the streets of Venice that will enchant all ages of listeners. Read by skilled voice-artists, the audio-book is engaging and entertaining.

  • A poor, lost bear ends up at Paddington train station in London, England with a sign reading, “Please look after this bear.  Thank you.” He meets Mr. and Mrs. Brown who proceed to bring him home and try to include him in their household.  Enjoy this classic tale of a lost Peruvian bear who finds his way.   

  • Do you have an animal lover in your home, someone who wants to know everything about animals? This is the book for you. Author and illustrator Steve Jenkins compares facts for many animals and answers questions such as, how many species there are in the world, and how far animals can travel. Recommended for Grades 2 and up. 

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