For Kids and Their Grown-Ups: Season of Giving and Gratitude
Created by Laura Frantz, collection development librarian
Expressing gratitude and showing appreciation are hallmarks of the holiday season. And more than ever, kind words and gestures are needed. We want to share some of our new favorite releases that celebrate giving thanks. For additional titles, explore our Season of Giving and Gratitude book river.
- “Even Robots Can Be Thankful” by Jan Thomas
In three stories, Red Robot and Blue Robot learn that gratitude is not always easy, but best friends are something to be thankful for.
- “Harvest Days: Giving Thanks Around the World” by Kate DePalma
Explore 12 cultures around the world and learn all about their harvest festivals, days of thanks, ancient traditions and the activities associated with them.
- “Giving Thanks: How Thanksgiving Became a National Holiday” by Denise Kiernan
The true story of how Thanksgiving became a national holiday in America, of Sarah Josepha Hale, the woman who made the holiday happen, and of the role of gratitude the world over.
- “Thank You for the Little Things” by Caryl Hart
A child tries to keep a positive attitude by being mindful and practicing gratitude.