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  • Item #: 009939
    ISBN: 9780590461887
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    Well-told history inspires children to want to learn more and this simply presented tale of the Pilgrims and their struggles during their first year at Plymouth colony will captivate young minds. Beginning with the Mayflower journey, we follow the pilgrims through the joys and trials of the seasons, concluding with the 3-day Thanksgiving celebration enjoyed with their Indian friends. Gently teaches the harsh reality experienced by the men and women who overcame great struggles to gain new life. Beautifully illustrated. A wonderful holiday read aloud or living history book for all ages. 32 pgs, pb. ~ Deanne

  • Item #: 035991
    ISBN: 9781557091352
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    "Many years ago, up among the New Hampshire hills lived Farmer Bassett, with a house full of sturdy sons and daughters growing up about him." So begins this delightful holiday story. It is the day before Thanksgiving, and the whole family is preparing for the feast! However, sad news comes that Grandma is ailing, and Farmer and Mother Bassett quickly depart to care for her. The children are left to manage the farm, and the older daughters decide to take charge of preparing the Thanksgiving meal without their mother. This touching story is filled with many mishaps that will bring a smile to your face and good deeds that will inspire your whole family. This little book by Louisa May Alcott (author of Little Women) is a wonderful story to read to your children on Thanksgiving day or just for a good read. 62 pgs, pb. – elise

  • Item #: 022772
    ISBN: 9780060541842
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    Count your way through the first Thanksgiving! With well-executed rhyme and deep, rich illustrations, this picture book leads you through a retelling of the special event. Alternating between the natives and the pilgrims, we see into their daily life as well. 8 1/2" x 11”, 32 pp, sc. ~ Ruth

  • Item #: 055030
    ISBN: 9781930900639
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    Today is Thanksgiving, and young Maggie is visiting her grandmother. Every year, Grandmother invites a guest for Thanksgiving dinner, and she encourages Maggie to do the same. "Ask someone poor or lonely," instructions Grandmother. Grandmother's guest is the elegant, lonely Mr. Horace, who is staying at the Town Hotel. Maggie's guest is the unsavory, eccentric Mr. Whiskers, much to Grandmother's dismay! What will happen at Thanksgiving dinner this year? This charming, humorous tale has entertained families since its publication in 1971, and we are pleased that it's back in print after a long absence. Only a secret in the story, the recipe for Grandmother's Famous Cranberry Bread is located on the back of the book. By Wende and Harry Devlin, 32 pgs, hc. ~ Lisa

  • Item #: 057185
    ISBN: 9781933410180
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    Take a journey through the traditions of Thanksgiving this year! This flexible, consumable study contains 15 lessons covering the Pilgrims and Native Americans, Psalm 100 and thankfulness, harvest, cranberries, pumpkins, corn and so much more. Historically focused, this study covers New England beginnings, Thanksgiving in the American Revolution, a Civil War Thanksgiving, late 1800s-early 1900s along with more recent festivities of football, parades and presidential turkey pardoning. Activities are varied and encompass short answer or fill in the blank worksheets, crossword puzzles, coloring (colored pencils recommended), secret codes and creative writing. Topically you will explore history, geography, Bible study, poetry and art study, grammar, and science. Instructions for seven craft projects, using easy to find items, are also included along with a place for a Thanksgiving scrapbook. Each lesson will take 30-60 minutes to complete. This would make an excellent break from the textbooks in November or a fun family devotional. Daily lesson recommendations and answer key included. Not reproducible. Scripture references NASB. Spiral Bound. ~ Deanne

  • Item #: 006550
    ISBN: 9781400320394
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    This picture book tells the incredible true story of Squanto, an English-speaking Native American. The book begins in 1608, when twelve-year-old Squanto is captured by the British. Squanto is sold into slavery in Spain, but a group of monks rescue him. The kind monks teach him English and about God. Squanto misses his family, so years later, he begins the long journey home to North America. Squanto is devastated when he learns that no one in his tribe survived a disease outbreak. But God has a plan for Squanto. When the Pilgrims arrive he acts as a liaison between the Native Americans and the Pilgrims, and the groups work together to produce a bountiful harvest, which brings the first Thanksgiving. By Eric Metaxes. 40 pgs, pb.
  • Item #: 037853
    ISBN: 9780448464633
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  • Item #: 049176
    ISBN: 9780979803918
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    Now here is some great American history: a vivid story of the Separatists and the first year in the New World! With a commitment to truth, as best it can be determined – avoiding both traditional myths and political correctness – this author tells the story in an interesting and engaging style. When necessary to fill in some information gaps, he scrupulously resorts to qualifiers such as "probably" or "may have." It may be this commitment to historical accuracy that makes the book so fascinating. As we read along, we're engaging in the process of discovery, led by the author. Because of its importance to the overall story, the complex history of the British throne prior to 1620 is also told in simple and easy-to-understand terms. The author documents many of his sources at the back of the book. This is a fascinating read. 291 pgs, pb ~ Caryl

  • Item #: 024335
    ISBN: 9781416919162
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    Strong rhyming verse is used to tell the tale of the Pilgrims' landing, the kind-hearted Native Americans who greeted them and the origins of a well-loved holiday. Rhonda Gowler Greene provided the verse, and Susan Garber displays her excellent acrylic paintings. 32 pgs, pb.

  • Item #: 071684
    ISBN: 9780531230978
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  • Item #: 046862
    ISBN: 9780060537111
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    Presents 12 poems about Thanksgiving by Jack Prelutsky. Includes "The First Thanksgiving," "When Daddy Carves the Turkey," "Leftovers" and more. Some poems are serious, others quite funny!

  • Item #: 024203
    ISBN: 9780375806155
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  • Item #: 051808
    ISBN: 9780679802181
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  • Item #: 056893
    ISBN: 9780310734871
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  • Item #: 006342
    ISBN: 9780689710537
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    The Pilgrim story retold by Alice Dalgliesh from the point of view of a family that traveled aboard the Mayflower. Written without anti- Christian bias, the story accurately recounts the faith and prayers of the Pilgrims.

  • Item #: 056229
    ISBN: 9780062075611
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    Fall is here! Enjoy the sights with this colorful lift-the-flap book. Each of the 14 pages has a flap that reveals another element of autumn as the Bears follow wild turkey tracks all around. A fun book to read aloud. Sc. – Laura

  • Item #: 000484
    ISBN: 9780486297323
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  • Item #: 012894
    ISBN: 9780486260518
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  • Item #: 025813
    ISBN: 9780735841918
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    To Grandmother's house we go! Written by Lydia Maria Child and illustrated by Christopher Manson, this classic poem (which is actually a Thanksgiving poem!) is beautifully illustrated with woodcut printed images. A great book to get you in the holiday mood, and includes sheet music for the tune. 24 pgs, hc. – Laura

  • Item #: 061797
    ISBN: 9780761455295
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      You don’t have to be a vegetarian to appreciate Turkey’s dilemma in this colorful tale. He knows it’s almost Thanksgiving and he’s the main course. How will he get out of this trouble? Filled with clever word play and full page, hilarious illustrations, your whole family will enjoy this picture book—whether it’s Thanksgiving or not. 10 3/4” x 10 3/4”, 32 pp, hc. ~ Ruth

  • Item #: 067872
    ISBN: 9781599151236
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  • Item #: 036615
    ISBN: 9780375832192
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  • Item #: 047292
    ISBN: 9781602902213
    Retail: $22.95
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    In the late 16th century, England is in the midst of religious turmoil. The newly-emerging Protestant faith has begun spreading throughout major cities, finding eager listeners from all walks of life. William Brewster is a simple country lad during these tumultuous times. Following the visit of a Queen's aide, William is intrigued by the grandiose political and diplomatic events erupting across England, and pursues a career as a statesman's aide. But as the country descends into fighting between the Catholic and Protestant faiths, he is forced to choose a side; many of his closest friends, including a hero of ProtestantismJohn Penryhave forgone the teachings of the Catholic Church, insisting that "good men must never submit to tyranny." Yet others believe no religious tenant can allow the Christian faith to divide. William Brewster must navigate political, social, and religious upheavals throughout England while staying true to the ideals most important to him. 341 pgs, sc. ~ Stephen

  • Item #: 037977
    Retail: $471.00
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    Designed as an option for families with a child in Grades 2 or 3 without older siblings using the MFW program, this one-year program is based around U.S. History and the Names of Jesus (If you do have older children and are interested in using MFW with all of them, look at Exploring Countries & Cultures). Students will explore American History from a Christian perspective as they build their own history notebook, use timelines, enjoy read-aloud books and do hands-on activities. In Bible, students study the character of Jesus through hands-on activities and memory verses. Students read for themselves from the NIrV Discoverer's Bible (included in package). Geography is explored by learning the 50 states with map work and projects. Science explores topics such as stars, weather, plants, birds, gravity, energy, friction and more with simple science experiments. Art and music is covered through patriotic songs; art lessons from Barry Stebbing's I Can Do All Things art program (recently reprinted by MFW) and more hands-on activities. Math, language arts and foreign language are not included in the package, but you may plug in your current programs or follow MFW's recommendations which are listed below.

    Deluxe package includes Teacher Manual, Synergy Guide, student sheets, placemat map, American Pioneers and Patriots, Map of the United States Sticker Picture, Science in the Kitchen, First Encyclopedia of Science, Science with Air, Birds, Nests and Eggs, Fun with Magnets kit, The 4th of July Story, North American Indians, The Thanksgiving Story, NIrV Discoverer's Bible, Story of the U.S., Red, White and Blue: The Story of the American Flag, Patriotic Songs of the USA CD, soda bottle bird feeder, U.S. history read-alouds (see website for more specifics), I Can Do All Things set (book, paint/marker cards and DVDs), Best of Tchaikovsky CD, and Story of Tchaikovsky CD.

  • Item #: 071696
    ISBN: 9780531243145
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  • Item #: 045593
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  • Item #: 025589
    ISBN: 9780152063429
    Retail: $7.99
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    Some storybooks whisk you away with exciting adventure, but some, like this book, carry you along gently. The beautiful paintings and serene wordplay will make you long for November no matter the time of year. A nostalgic look at the changing of seasons. 26 softcover pages. – Laura