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Gracias, the Thanksgiving Turkey

Title

Gracias, the Thanksgiving Turkey

Authors

Joy Cowley

Illustrator

Joe Cepeda

Publisher

Scholastic Press

Pages

32 pages

Publication Year

1996

ISBN

9780590469760

Genre

realism

Topic

Family Relationships; Single parent; Kinship care; single father; grandparents raising grandchild; aunt raising nephew

Annotation

Trouble ensues when Papa gets Miguel a turkey to fatten up for Thanksgiving and Miguel develops an attachment to it.

Grade Level

PK-1

Family Formation

multi-generational

Main Character

boy

Diversity Impact

indirect

LGBTQ+

none

Race/Ethnicities

Puerto Ricans

Awards

American Booksellers Pick of the Lists, Fall, 1996; Notable Children's Trade Books in the Field of the Social Studies, 1996; The de Grummond Children's Literature Collection

Keywords

turkey; Thanksgiving day; New York

Item Type

Fiction

Format

picturebook

Gracias, the Thanksgiving Turkey

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