Best Thanksgiving books you can read with kids

Books are a great friend for children, and you can spend quality time with them while reading. Books help children learn a variety of things, including the history, culture, and festivals of nature. When it comes to Thanksgiving Day, there are lots of books that will allow you to know lots of traditional stories in a new way. In this blog, the Montessori Sierra Madre, CA team has mentioned some books from which you will learn about the first Thanksgiving and the story beyond it.

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Thanksgiving is for Giving Thanks by Margaret Sutherland

Thanksgiving is about history—and turkey, of course! Instead, the most important thing is that it is a holiday that all of us are thankful for. Cheerful, colorful illustrations accompany the simple text in this celebration of friends, family, colleagues, and the holiday that brings them all together.

Dr. Seuss's Thankful Things

This rhymed Thanksgiving book by Dr. Seuss will quickly become a favorite because it explains what Things 1 and 2 are grateful for. Thing 1 and Thing 2 express their gratitude for one another as well as for all the rhymes, and wonderful things that make life enjoyable.

Let's Be Thankful (PAW Patrol)

This Thanksgiving-themed book about puppies will be a hit with kids who can't get enough of Paw Patrol. It includes illustrations of your child's favorite canine characters and a gratitude list for both kids and canines. Fans of the TV show must have it for the holidays.

The Night before Thanksgiving by Natasha Wing

Baking a variety of pies is one of our family's favorite Thanksgiving traditions. We adore The Night before Thanksgiving because of this.

Reading a book with cute graphics that cover so many Thanksgiving customs, such as preparing pies, watching parades, and, of course, lots of family dining, is enjoyable.

I Am Thankful by Sheri Wall

The children are reminded of all they have to be thankful for by the pleasant, rhyming refrain. "I'm appreciative. My heart expands. From head to toe, I am filled with love. One of the pre-K crowd's favorite Thanksgiving books will be this one.

The Perfect Thanksgiving by Eileen Spinelli

This choice portrays the differences between the two households. While one family appears to have everything under control, another serves up little catastrophes as their Thanksgiving meal. Both: may they coexist? This novella is entertaining and funny, adding some laughs and variety to your holiday reading list.


These are some books you can enjoy reading with your kids on the Thanksgiving holiday. These books contain many stories and traditions about Thanksgiving and how people in the United States celebrate it. Rather, if you are looking for a place where your kids can learn better about the culture and many other things, you can connect with us. We have a certified team to offer you the best childcare services to make your child’s future brighter.