It's time for all things Thanksgiving, pumpkin pie, and turkeys! These Thanksgiving Books for Kids are perfect to read during the month of November as you prepare for Thanksgiving. Use this book list for kids to help you plan lesson plans for a Thanksgiving unit in your homeschool or classroom.
Some of these kids books about Thanksgiving are educational by sharing the story of the first Thanksgiving and others are just for fun. I hope you'll use this list to grab some of these books from the library or even purchase a few to add to your bookshelves. I promise you'll love them and read them over and over.
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Thanksgiving Books for Kids
There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Turkey!10 Fat TurkeysThe Story of the Pilgrims (Pictureback(R))Thanksgiving Is for Giving Thanks! (Reading Railroad)The First Thanksgiving: A Lift-the-Flap BookPete the Cat: The First ThanksgivingThe Berenstain Bears Give Thanks (Berenstain Bears/Living Lights)The Night Before ThanksgivingT is for Turkey: A True Thanksgiving StoryTurkey TroubleThe Thanksgiving StoryLittle Critter: Just a Special ThanksgivingBeing Thankful (Mercer Mayer's Little Critter)I Love to Gobble You Up!God Gave Us Thankful HeartsA Charlie Brown Thanksgiving (Peanuts)Five Silly TurkeysBear Says Thanks (The Bear Books)The Berenstain Bears' Harvest Festival (Berenstain Bears/Living Lights)Tom the Turkey (Thanksgiving Books for Kids)'Twas the Night Before Thanksgiving (Bookshelf)I Know an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Pie (Picture Puffins)Happy Thanksgiving, Curious George tabbed board bookThanks for ThanksgivingBright Baby: Happy ThanksgivingBiscuit Is ThankfulPinkalicious: Thanksgiving HelperThanksgiving on Thursday (Magic Tree House #27). . . If You Sailed on the Mayflower in 1620Thanksgiving Parade (Thanksgiving Board Books)Give Thanks: Thanksgiving Stories, Jokes for Kids, and Thanksgiving Coloring Book! (Thanksgiving Books for Children) (Volume 1)The First Thanksgiving (Step-Into-Reading, Step 3)The Things I'm Grateful For... (Happy Kid Books) (Volume 1)One Little, Two Little, Three Little Pilgrims (Picture Puffin Books)A Plump And Perky TurkeyLittle Turkey: Finger Puppet Book (Little Finger Puppet Board Books)Run, Turkey, Run!Corduroy's ThanksgivingThe Pilgrims' First ThanksgivingSquanto's Journey: The Story of the First ThanksgivingThanksgiving Activity BookThe Berenstain Bears Thanksgiving Blessings (Berenstain Bears/Living Lights)Franklin's ThanksgivingThe Things I'm Grateful For... (Happy Kid Books) (Volume 3)Squanto, Friend Of The PilgrimsMayflower PilgrimsThe Legend of Squanto (Audio Drama)Pilgrims of Plymouth (Rise and Shine)Sarah Morton's Day: A Day in the Life of a Pilgrim Girl (Scholastic Bookshelf)The Pilgrims' First Thanksgiving
Want more book recommendations? I've made lots of book lists for kids to help you plan lesson plans or pick books at the library.