Gracias: The Thanksgiving Turkey
Author: Joy Cowley
Last updated Sunday, October 23, 2005
Illustrator: Joe Cepeda
Date of Publication: 1999
Grade Level: 1st (GLCs: Click here for grade level guidelines.)
Date(s) Used: Nov. 1999
Young Puerto Rican boy Miguel refuses to go anywhere without his turkey companion, a bird too dear for the Thanksgiving table, and the pair delights everyone in their New York City neighborhood.
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