Happy Thanksgiving!

The weather is cooling, the leaves are falling, and now is the time to think about all the things we should be thankful for. And at CHB one of the things we're thankful for is our loyal customers and avid readers who make our job worthwhile! We are also incredibly thankful for all the amazing books that fill us with the passion to do what we do, and there are few feelings in the world better than matching a customer with the perfect book!

To celebrate this season of Thanksgiving, we've created a list of recommendations for you and your family to enjoy this holiday season! Check out the list below, and while you enjoy your turkey and stuffing on Thanksgiving Day, don't forget to be thankful for all that you have!

Pete the Cat: The First Thanksgiving Cover Image
By James Dean, James Dean (Illustrator), Kimberly Dean
$6.99
ISBN: 9780062198693
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Published: HarperFestival - October 1st, 2013

New York Times bestselling author and artist James Dean celebrates the true meaning of Thanksgiving with our favorite groovy cat--Pete

Starring in your school's Thanksgiving play would make even the coolest cat nervous, including Pete the Cat But the show must go on....


The Great Thanksgiving Escape Cover Image
By Mark Fearing, Mark Fearing (Illustrator)
$15.99
ISBN: 9780763663063
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Published: Candlewick Press (MA) - September 9th, 2014

A hilarious, kid-friendly take on Thanksgiving -- full of family, food, and lots of fun


T Is for Turkey: A True Thanksgiving Story Cover Image
By Tanya Lee Stone, Gerald Kelley (Illustrator)
$4.99
ISBN: 9780843125702
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Published: Price Stern Sloan - August 20th, 2009

Little ones will love learning about Thanksgiving in Tanya Lee Stone's newest shaped alphabet book. Join in as the elementary school puts on a play that tells the true story of the first Thanksgiving. Rhyming couplets that flow through the alphabet help kids celebrate everything from Harvest to Pilgrims to Turkey.


Thanksgiving Is . . . Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780823419791
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Published: Holiday House - September 1st, 2005

Thanksgiving is turkey, cranberry sauce, and pumpkin pie. It is parades with giant balloons. It is a holiday for remembering the Pilgrims and the Indians they met. Most of all, it is a time to share with family and friends, and a time to give thanks for many blessings.


The Berenstain Bears: Thanksgiving All Around Cover Image
By Mike Berenstain, Mike Berenstain (Illustrator)
$6.99
ISBN: 9780062075611
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Published: HarperFestival - August 26th, 2014

Young readers will experience the joys of fall in Bear Country with this brand-new Berenstain Bears storybook. A lift-the-flap format invites children to discover fall foliage, red apples, round pumpkins, and of course, a fine turkey alongside the beloved Bear family.


It's Not about You, Mrs. Turkey: A Love Letter about the True Meaning of Thanksgiving Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781630476366
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Published: Morgan James Kids - September 8th, 2015

It's Not About You, Mrs. Turkey is a unique tool for parents, grandparents and teachers to share both the historical and religious background of the holiday with young readers. The fun and colorful illustrations give children the opportunity to see clothing styles of the past as they learn the importance of courage, sharing, friendship and giving thanks.


Dr. Carbles Is Losing His Marbles! Cover Image
By Dan Gutman, Jim Paillot (Illustrator)
$4.99
ISBN: 9780061234774
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Published: HarperTrophy - August 21st, 2007

Something weird is going on

It's Thanksgiving A.J. is thankful for four days off from school. But he's not thankful for Dr. Carbles, who is grumpier than ever. Dr. Carbles even fires Mr. Klutz Will A.J. and his friends be able to save their principal's job?


Thanksgiving Activity Book Cover Image
By Karl Jones, Joey Chou (Illustrator)
$9.99
ISBN: 9780843182965
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Published: Price Stern Sloan - August 11th, 2015

Thanksgiving comes alive for readers in this bright, bold activity book with colorful craft ideas, recipes, games and mazes, stickers, and even press-out pieces to create a Thanksgiving centerpiece to display in your home.


It's Thanksgiving! Cover Image
By Jack Prelutsky, Marylin Hafner (Illustrator)
$3.99
ISBN: 9780060537111
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Published: HarperTrophy - August 26th, 2008

It's time for turkey The parade is about to start. The pumpkin pie is in the oven. The whole family is gathered around the table. And everybody wants to pull the wishbone From Children's Poet Laureate Jack Prelutsky comes a scrumptious helping of twelve Thanksgiving poems to enjoy every day of the year


Junie B. Jones #28: Turkeys We Have Loved and Eaten (and Other Thankful Stuff) Cover Image
By Barbara Park, Denise Brunkus (Illustrator)
$4.99
ISBN: 9780375871153
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - September 23rd, 2014

Barbara Park's New York Times bestselling chapter book series, Junie B. Jones, is a classroom favorite and has been keeping kids laughing--and reading--for more than twenty years. Over 60 million copies in print and now with a bright new look for a new generation


Thanks for Thanksgiving Cover Image
By Julie Markes, Doris Barrette (Illustrator)
$6.99
ISBN: 9780060510985
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Published: HarperTrophy - August 26th, 2008

Thanksgiving is a time for giving thanks This book is a great introduction for younger readers.

Everyone knows that Thanksgiving is a time to give thanks--the question is, where to begin? From the turkey on the table to warm, cozy cuddles, life is full of small things and bigger pleasures. But what's most important is being able to share them with family


I Am the Turkey Cover Image
By Michele Sobel Spirn, Joy Allen (Illustrator)
$3.99
ISBN: 9780060532321
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Published: HarperCollins - August 22nd, 2006

Mark is so excited to be the turkey in his class Thanksgiving play -- until he discovers what the turkey's real role was in the first Thanksgiving dinner


Sharing the Bread: An Old-Fashioned Thanksgiving Story Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780307981820
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Published: Schwartz & Wade Books - September 22nd, 2015

Celebrate food and family with this heartwarming Thanksgiving picture book. We will share the risen bread. / Our made-with-love Thanksgiving spread. / Grateful to be warm and fed. / We will share the bread. In this spirited ode to the holiday, set at the turn of the twentieth century, a large family works together to make their special meal.


The First Thanksgiving Cover Image
$6.99
ISBN: 9780698113923
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Published: Puffin Books - September 27th, 2001

The Pilgrims called the celebration the Harvest Feast. The Pawtuxet Indians thought of it as the Green Corn Dance. But the first Thanksgiving was much more than that.


A Turkey for Thanksgiving Cover Image
By Eve Bunting, Diane de Groat (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780395742129
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Published: Houghton Mifflin - September 18th, 1995

Mr. and Mrs. Moose invite all their animal friends for Thanksgiving dinner and the only one missing is Turkey. When they set out to find him, Turkey is quaking with fear because he doesn't realize that his hosts want him at their table, not on it.