located in the Curriculum Lab
Brown, Marc Tolon. ARTHUR'S THANKSGIVING. Arthur finds his role as director of the Thanksgiving play a difficult one, especially since no one will agree to play the turkey. c1983.
Bunting, Eve. HOW MANY DAYS TO AMERICA?: A THANKSGIVING STORY. Refugees from a Caribbean island embark on a dangerous boat trip to America where they have a special reason to celebrate Thanksgiving. c1988.
Devlin, Wende. CRANBERRY THANKSGIVING. Grandmother almost loses her secret recipe for cranberry bread to one of the guests she and Maggie invite for Thanksgiving dinner. Includes the secret recipe. c1990.
Spinelli, Eileen. The perfect Thanksgiving. Two families--one that is perfect and one that is far from it--celebrate Thanksgiving in their own loving ways. c2003.
Spinelli, Eileen. THANKSGIVING AT THE TAPPLETONS. Though calamity stalks every step of the preparations for the Tappletons' Thanksgiving dinner, they realize that there is more to Thanksgiving than turkey and trimmings. c1982.
Williams, Barbara. CHESTER CHIPMUNK'S THANKSGIVING. Chester Chipmunk can't seem to find anybody to share his Thanksgiving dinner. c1978.
J 394.2 G348fi
George, Jean Craighead. THE FIRST THANKSGIVING. Describes how the colonists aboard the Mayflower founded New Plymouth and celebrated their first harvest with a feast of thanksgiving. c1993.
J 394.26 T367
THANKSGIVING: STORIES AND POEMS. A collection of stories, poems, and songs about Thanksgiving Day, by such authors as Aileen Fisher, Jack Prelutsky, Eve Merriam, and Yoshiko Uchida. c1994.
J 394.264 H666th
Hintz, Martin. THANKSGIVING: WHY WE CELEBRATE IT THE WAY WE DO. Discusses the origins of Thanksgiving and how we celebrate the holiday. c1996.
J 394.264 R778le
Roop, Connie. Let's celebrate Thanksgiving. Includes questions and answers about the history of Thanksgiving, along with jokes and riddles, a craft activity, and a brief look at other harvest celebrations around the world today. c1999.
J 394.264 R778le
Roop, Connie. LET'S CELEBRATE THANKSGIVING. Includes questions and answers about the history of Thanksgiving, along with jokes and riddles, a craft activity, and a brief look at other harvest celebrations around the world today. c1999.
J 394.2649 B291st
Bartlett, Robert Merrill. THE STORY OF THANKSGIVING. Relates the history and customs of Thanksgiving, from the harvest festivals of the ancient world and the first Thanksgiving in colonial America to today's celebrations. c2000.
J 394.2649 G729si
Grace, Catherine O'Neill. 1621: A NEW LOOK AT THANKSGIVING. In the fall of 1621, English colonists and Wampanoag people feasted together for three days. This is a new look at the real history behind the event that inspired the myth of The first Thanksgiving. c2001.
J 394.2649 W329gi
Waters, Kate. GIVING THANKS: THE 1621 HARVEST FEAST. Photographed in full color at Plimoth Plantation, this fascinating reenactment will let readers experience a time when early English colonists settled on the rich and fertile land of the Wampanoag people. c2001.
J 394.268 G441t
Gibbons, Gail. THANKSGIVING DAY. Presents information about the first Thanksgiving and the way that holiday is celebrated today. c1983.
J 394.26823 S213t
Sandak, Cass R. THANKSGIVING. Discusses the history and meaning of the Thanksgiving holiday, how it was celebrated in the past, and how we observe it today. c1980.
J 394.2683 B284t
Barth, Edna. TURKEYS, PILGRIMS, AND INDIAN CORN: THE STORY OF THE THANKSGIVING SYMBOLS. Traces the history of this American harvest celebration and the development of its symbols and legends. , 
J 394.2683 K427sq
Kessel, Joyce K. SQUANTO AND THE FIRST THANKSGIVING. Describes how the Indian Squanto, an English-speaking Christian and former slave, whose village had been wiped out by smallpox, taught the Pilgrims the skills they needed to survive the harsh Massachusetts winter. c1983.
J 394.2683 P413th
Penner, Lucille Recht. THE THANKSGIVING BOOK. c1985.
J 598.61 M466W
May, Julian. WILD TURKEYS. Discusses the history, habits, and characteristics of wild turkeys and the breeding of domestic turkeys. 
J 598.61 S824h
Stemple, David. HIGH RIDGE GOBBLER: A STORY OF THE AMERICAN WILD TURKEY. Follows the activities of an eastern wild turkey from infancy to adulthood. c1979.
J 745.5 R824be
Ross, Kathy. YEAR OF CRAFTS FOR KIDS. THE BEST HOLIDAY CRAFTS EVER! Provides instructions for more than seventy-five craft projects for Valentine's Day, Easter, Earth Day, Halloween, Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, Christmas, and Kwanzaa. c1997.
J 745.5941 C372t
Cauley, Lorinda Bryan. THINGS TO MAKE AND DO FOR THANKSGIVING. Includes a history of Thanksgiving, crafts, recipes, jokes, riddles, and games relating to this holiday. c1977.
J 745.5941 G565l
Glovach, Linda. THE LITTLE WITCH'S THANKSGIVING BOOK. Handicrafts, a puppet play, and recipes related to the celebration of Thanksgiving Day. c1976.
J 811.0093 M571
Hopkins, Lee Bennett. MERRILY COMES OUR HARVEST IN: POEMS FOR THANKSGIVING. Contains 20 poems with Thanksgiving themes. c1978.
YP 812.08 H732
Kamerman, Sylvia E. Editor. HOLIDAY PLAYS ROUND THE YEAR. Twenty-five one-act, royalty-free plays designed for holidays throughout the year including Thanksgiving, Christmas, Easter, Columbus Day, Halloween, Valentine's Day, Book Week, and others. c1983.
J 812.55 B421fe
Behrens, June. Feast of Thanksgiving, the first American holiday: a play. Recreates the first Thanksgiving as it might have been, featuring Squanto and a Pilgrim family. 
J 974.4 P728ma
Plimoth Plantation, Inc. Mayflower 1620: a new look at a pilgrim voyage. Contains a photographed reenactment of the voyage and landing of the Mayflower with text covering the perspectives of both the Native Americans and the English. 
J 974.4 W329sa
Waters, Kate. SARAH MORTON'S DAY: A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A PILGRIM GIRL. Text and photographs of Plimouth Plantation follow a pilgrim girl through a typical day as she milks the goats, cooks and serves meals, learns her letters, and adjusts to her new stepfather. c1989.
J 974.4 W329sam
Waters, Kate. SAMUEL EATON'S DAY: A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A PILGRIM BOY. Text and photographs follow a six-year-old Pilgrim boy through a busy day during the spring harvest in 1627: doing chores, getting to know his Wampanoag Indian neighbors, and spending time with his family. c1993.
J 974.4 W593pl
Whitehurst, Susan. A PLYMOUTH PARTNERSHIP: PILGRIMS AND NATIVE AMERICANS. CONTENTS A new land and new people -- A close watch -- "Welcome, Englishmen" -- A partnership begins -- A peace treaty --Squanto, a special friend -- Lessons with Squanto -- A lost boy and a bellyache -- A feast of friendship -- A treaty ends, a nation begins -- Web sites. c2002.
YP 974.482 E68da
Erickson, Paul. DAILY LIFE IN THE PILGRIM COLONY, 1636. Packed with authentic details and full-color photographs, this pictorial account includes information about the Pilgrims' religion, their relationship with the Indians, and the first joyous Thanksgiving and other celebrations.c2001.
Adler, C. S. TUNA FISH THANKSGIVING. Thirteen-year-old Gilda's parents are getting a divorce, and she seems to be the only one interested in keeping the family together and looking out for her younger brother and sister. c1992.
Kroll, Steven. OH, WHAT A THANKSGIVING ! David, a boy who thinks modern Thanksgivings are boring, imagines being at Plymouth Colony and celebrating the first Thanksgiving c1988.
Peacock, Carol Antoinette. PILGRIM CAT. A young pilgrim girl and the cat she discovers on the Mayflower voyage begin their life together in the Plymouth settlement. c2004.
Rock, Gail. THE THANKSGIVING TREASURE. Addie's Thanksgiving gesture toward a crochety old man enriches both their lives. c1974.
Rosen, Michael. A THANKSGIVING WISH. When Amanda's grandmother dies and the extended family tries to recreate her famous Thanksgiving meal, friends and neighbors pitch in to help carry on Bubbe's traditions. c1999.
Stanley, Diane. THANKSGIVING ON PLYMOUTH PLANTATION. Twins Liz and Lenny, along with their time-traveling grandmother, visit Plymouth Plantation to see how the Pilgrims lived and to celebrate a big feast with the Pilgrims and Native Americans. c2004.
Waters, Kate. ON THE MAYFLOWER: VOYAGE OF THE SHIP'S APPRENTICE & A PASSENGER GIRL. A twelve-year-old apprentice and a seven-year-old passenger experience the first voyage of the Mayflower. c1996.
P.R. 394.2 H314ce
Harris, Jay J. CELEBRATE THANKSGIVING! c1988.
P.R. 970.004 T531
THROUGH INDIAN EYES: THE NATIVE EXPERIENCE IN BOOKS FOR CHILDREN. D. Seale - Why I'm not thankful for Thanksgiving Michael A. Dorris -Notes from an Indian c1992.
P.R. 973 L827li
Loewen, James W. LIES MY TEACHER TOLD ME: EVERYTHING YOUR AMERICAN HISTORY TEXTBOOK GOT WRONG. Includes Indians of North America in textbooks, Thanksgiving Day in textbooks. 
AID 970.00497 N864
NORTH AMERICAN INDIANS. [realia] New Britain, CT [collected by Elihu Burritt Library -Curriculum Lab]1. White envelope of narrators' photos (7).-- 2. Indians Who Meet the Pilgrims (teacher's guide).-- 3. Brown folder with Hahwunnechek/Farewill Indian Museum materials (2 museum cards & 11 exhibit cards).-- 4. Orange folder with Kesos/All Seasons materials (19 cards).-- 5. Green folder with Sequan/Spring materials (4 white cards & 11 green cards).-- 6. Blue folder with Papone/Winter materials (10 cards).-- 7. Light orange
TAPE B879ar Brown, Marc Tolon.
ARTHUR'S THANKSGIVING. [sound
recording] (18 min.) Random House/Miller-Brody,
c1983. Arthur is chosen to direct the school's Thanksgiving play,
but his trouble begins when no one wants to be the turkey. TAPE 811.54
P924it Prelutsky, Jack.
IT'S THANKSGIVING. [sound recording]
Twelve poems about Thanksgiving. c1987. TAPE 973.2 S625 Cameron, Rita G.
SIXTY-SIX DAYS ON BOARD THE
MAYFLOWER. [sound recording] For grades
4-7.Performance objectives: the student will increase his vocabulary of
ship terms, obtain a knowledge of living conditions on board The
Mayflower, learn why the colonists settled in Massachusetts, and become
familiar with the basic agreements in the Mayflower Compact. [1970?] VCR S773 VCR 973.2 M468
THE MAYFLOWER PILGRIMS.
(43 min.) Janson Associates, [c1995]
An animated history of the Pilgrims. VCR 973.22 G586
THE GODLY COMMUNITY.
(20 min) BBC / Films Incorporated, c1982.
Modern-day players reenact the life of the
1627 Plimouth Plantation for tourists
in Plymouth, Mass. The village is historically accurate, and visitors
can watch the "Pilgrims" live out their daily schedules, thus gaining an
understanding of life during that period.
Brown, Marc Tolon. ARTHUR'S THANKSGIVING. [sound recording] (18 min.) Random House/Miller-Brody, c1983. Arthur is chosen to direct the school's Thanksgiving play, but his trouble begins when no one wants to be the turkey.
TAPE 811.54 P924it
Prelutsky, Jack. IT'S THANKSGIVING. [sound recording] Twelve poems about Thanksgiving. c1987.
TAPE 973.2 S625
Cameron, Rita G. SIXTY-SIX DAYS ON BOARD THE MAYFLOWER. [sound recording] For grades 4-7.Performance objectives: the student will increase his vocabulary of ship terms, obtain a knowledge of living conditions on board The Mayflower, learn why the colonists settled in Massachusetts, and become familiar with the basic agreements in the Mayflower Compact. [1970?]
VCR 973.2 M468
THE MAYFLOWER PILGRIMS. [videorecording] (43 min.) Janson Associates, [c1995] An animated history of the Pilgrims.
VCR 973.22 G586
THE GODLY COMMUNITY. [videorecording] (20 min) BBC / Films Incorporated, c1982. Modern-day players reenact the life of the 1627 Plimouth Plantation for tourists in Plymouth, Mass. The village is historically accurate, and visitors can watch the "Pilgrims" live out their daily schedules, thus gaining an understanding of life during that period.
Created by Donna Wallach, November 2005