Children's Books About Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is just around the corner, and it’s an ideal time to begin preparing for the holiday. Here are some books for children that will help them learn about Thanksgiving concepts such as gratitude and togetherness.

I Am Thankful: A Thanksgiving Book for Kids by Sheri Wall
Age range: 2-8 years

With colorful illustrations and rhythmic language, this book helps children see what others are thankful for at Thanksgiving. It also contains some instructions for activities and crafts that children can do to further express their gratitude.

Thanksgiving Is for Giving Thanks! by Margaret Sutherland
Age range: 2-4 years

Through vivid illustrations and easy-to-follow text, this book gives examples of things to be grateful for. This can be an ideal book to help children think about gratitude and things they are thankful for all year long.

A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving by Charles M. Schulz
Age range: 4 years and up

Charlie Brown and the rest of the Peanuts characters have been childhood favorites for generations. This book tells the story of Charlie Brown and his attempt to make a Thanksgiving dinner for his friends.

Gratitude is My Superpower by Alicia Ortego
Age range: 4 years and up

To help your child learn more about gratitude in general, this book teaches that happiness comes from the simpler things in life. It follows Betsy as she realizes that she has many things to be thankful for, and also includes a five-day gratitude journal for children.