A Pioneer Thanksgiving: A Story of Harvest Celebrations in 1841

deBarbara GreenwoodIllustrateurHeather Collins

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1 septembre 1999|
A Pioneer Thanksgiving: A Story of Harvest Celebrations in 1841 de Barbara Greenwood
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Combining fiction and nonfiction, this dramatic story follows the Robertson family as they prepare for Thanksgiving in the year 1841. As with all Canadian pioneer families, Thanksgiving is a special day for the Robertsons, but this year they have more reasons than usual to give thanks.

Each chapter of the story is enhanced by information about the pioneer period and how Thanksgiving was celebrated in the past. Children will learn about the wild harvest, harvest superstitions and how the First Peoples celebrated the harvest. The past comes alive through hands-on activities such as making a corn dolly or learning to play conkers. Historically accurate and beautifully rendered pencil illustrations make this a comprehensive resource for home or school.
Barbara Greenwood is an award-winning author whose books include Gold Rush Fever, The Last Safe House and A Pioneer Thanksgiving. She lives in Toronto, Ontario.Heather Collins has been illustrating children''s books for more than 20 years. Her body of work includes many nonfiction books, such as the award-winning A Pioneer Story and Ou...
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Titre :A Pioneer Thanksgiving: A Story of Harvest Celebrations in 1841
Format :Couverture rigide
Dimensions de l'article :48 pages, 9.62 X 8.25 X 0.5 po
Dimensions à l'expédition :48 pages, 9.62 X 8.25 X 0.5 po
Publié le :1 septembre 1999
Publié par :Kids Can Press
Langue :anglais
Convient aux âges :8
ISBN - 13 :9781550747447

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