Accelerated Reader Program Selection
This ABC book cheerfully illuminates the classic American holiday with an eye on history and adventure. Hop aboard the Mayflower and voyage across the Atlantic. Meet the Wampanoag Indians and feast on turkey and corn while discovering William Bradford and Yellow Feather. Learn what famous American suggested celebrating the holiday nationwide and what United States president made it an official day of national honor. The book begins with a brief overview of Thanksgiving, setting the stage for all twenty-six letters. Each entry includes a few sentences explaining the word’s significance in the annual event.
About the Author
Beverly Barras Vidrine is a member of the Writers’ Guild of Acadiana and the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators. She is also the author of Easter Day Alphabet, St. Patrick’s Day Alphabet, A Mardi Gras Dictionary, and A Christmas Dictionary, all published by Pelican. Mrs. Vidrine lives in Lafayette, Louisiana.
About the illustrator
Alison Davis Lyne is a freelance illustrator who lives and works on a small farm in south-central Kentucky. She is also the illustrator of Easter Day Alphabet, Evangeline for Children, Kudzu Chaos, and Jacques et la Canne à Sucre: A Cajun Jack and the Beanstalk.
THANKSGIVING DAY ALPHABET
By Beverly Barras Vidrine
Illustrated by Alison Davis Lyne
JUVENILE FICTION / Holidays & Celebrations / Thanksgiving
32 pp. 8½ x 11
31 color illus. Ages 5-8
EAN: 978-1-58980-338-1 pb original