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Pilgrim's First Thanksgiving

  Author(s) & Illustrator(s): Ann Mcgovern, Elroy Freem

  Edition: Paperback -- Plot Summary and Book Review

Pilgrim's First Thanksgiving (Paperback)    

  • "Pilgrim's First Thanksgiving" by Ann Mcgovern recounts the events that lead to the first Thanksgiving celebration at the Plymouth Colony. In simple text, this nonfiction picture book explains the Pilgrims' historic voyage on the Mayflower, the difficult first winter after the Pilgrims arrived at the New World, the Pilgrims' befriending of Indians like Squanto, the harvest, and the first Thanksgiving feast. The book also talks about Pilgrim children's hard work and their contributions. Detailed illustrations show how the Pilgrims live and work. "Pilgrim's First Thanksgiving" appeals to children in early elementary school.
  • Reading Level: children in kindergarten, first grade, second grade and third grade
  • Paperback, 32 pages
  • ISBN: 0590461885
  • Publisher: Scholastic Paperbacks
  • Genre: Nonfiction - Children's Picture Books
  • Book Theme: Thanksgiving Stories

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