Happy Thanksgiving from the Children’s Library

Looking for things to read and do over the holiday weekend?  Here are some ideas from our collection:

Paper Crafts for Thanksgiving

Paper Crafts for Thanksgiving / Randel McGee    JHOLI 745.5941 M145pt

Explains the significance of Thanksgiving and how to make Thanksgiving-themed crafts out of paper.  Crafts include: Turkey pop-up card — Pilgrim boy and girl — American Indian boy and girl — “Happy Thanksgiving” table greeting — Turkey stencil — Indian corn and gourd paper chain — “I am thankful for my family” tree sculpture — “What I am thankful for” mobile — Patterns

Thanksgiving Recipes / by Ronnie Rooney     JHOLI 641.568 R777t

This cookbook includes recipes for: Turkey crack-ups and cheese — Roasty-toasty pumpkin seeds — Corny turkey dogs — Turkey salad sandwich — Harvesttime salad — Grilled cheese and gobbler — Acorn donut holes — Crock-pot apples — Mini fruit cobblers

It’s Thanksgiving! / by Jack Prelutsky    JHOLI 811.54 P924it

An illustrated collection of poems for children about family, food, and other Thanksgiving things.

Balloons Over Broadway: The True Story of the Puppeteer of the Macy’s Parade / by Melissa Sweet  JNF 791.5309 Sw974b

Award-winning artist Sweet tells the story of the puppeteer Tony Sarg, capturing his genius, his dedication, his zest for play, and his long-lasting gift to America–the inspired helium balloons that would become the trademark of Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.






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