Book Review: Gus, the Pilgrim Turkey by Teresa Bateman

Today’s Thanksgiving book review is Gus, the Pilgrim Turkey by Teresa Bateman. Here’s what it’s about: Gus loves being a turkey–that is, until his friends tell him about Thanksgiving. So Gus heads south, the way birds do, to escape being part of someone’s dinner. He’s surprised to see where he ends up, but most of all he’s surprised to find he’s a Pilgrim, too. Full color. I’ve read a number of ‘escape turkey’ stories so … Read more

Book Review: Pilgrims Of Plymouth by Susan E. Goodman

Today’s Thanksgiving book review is Pilgrims Of Plymouth by Susan E. Goodman. Here’s what it’s about: What was it like to be a pilgrim child in 17th-century Massachusetts? This charming picture book takes young readers back in time to see. For one thing, pilgrim children didn’t go to school. Instead, they helped their parents with chores and played games such as marbles. There were no convenient grocery stores. Pilgrims had to hunt and gather food, … Read more

Book Review: Turkey Surprise by Peggy Archer

Today’s Thanksgiving book review is Turkey Surprise by Peggy Archer. Here’s what it’s about: It’s thanksgiving and two pilgrim brothers are hunting for a turkey to cook and gobble up for dinner. After all, the thanksgiving meal always means turkey. Doesn’t it? No matter what Father and brother say, the little pilgrim is not so sure. Can he convince his older brother that a stuffed turkey doesn’t have to be the centerpiece of their dinner? … Read more