While it's always fun to tie reading to holidays as a way of getting kids exciting, Thanksgiving is one of the most inclusive opportunities to do so. No one's excluded on the basis of religion or country of origin- and who doesn't love sitting around eating piles of amazing food?
Dallas Clayton's An Awesome Book of Thanks! celebrates the spirit of that cozy late-November day, and would be an excellent addition to storytime in the month leading up to Turkey Day. The gorgeous, vibrant illustrations accompany text detailing what the author appreciates, and the entire book is available online here:
A hardcover copy can be purchased online here: