Thanksgiving! The Easiest Easy Readers

Since it's November we'll be Talking Turkey all month!

On this page you will find a list of fun, easy readers for young children. They can be read aloud or used as practice readers.
(We will be adding books for older children this week. In fact, you can find a list of great books here for slightly more advanced readers.)

EASY READERS from 1 to 1.9

One Little Two Little Three Little Pilgrims
by B.G. Hennessy

Description: With this book you count things associated with Thanksgiving: from one to ten, including pilgrims, Wampanoags, nuts, squash, and, of course, turkeys.

Technical Stuff:
Reading Level: generic 1
Reading Counts!: reading level:2.1 / points:1.0
  • Paperback: 32 pages
  • Publisher: Puffin
  • ISBN-10: 0142300063
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Thanksgiving Mice!
by Roberts, Bethany

Description: A group of mice have some problems when they put on a play to commemorate the first Thanksgiving, but everything works out all right in the end.

Technical Stuff:
Word Count: 196
Reading Level: 1.3
Accelerated Reading level:  1.3 / points: 0.5 / quiz: 55962
  • Paperback: 32 pages
  • Publisher: Sandpiper
  • ISBN-10: 0618604863
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Thanksgiving Play
by Cecilia Minden

Description: Herbie the bear worries he will forget his lines at the Thanksgiving play, but instead, he helps out a classmate who forgot his lines and the play is a huge success.

Technical Stuff:
Word Count: 162
Reading Level: 1.4
Accelerated Reading level:  1.4 / points: 0.5 / quiz: 132378
  • Library Binding: 32 pages
  • Publisher: Child's World (August 2009)
  • ISBN-10: 1602532303
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Why We Have Thanksgiving
by Margaret Hillert

Description: If you provide some background information, this primer does a marvelous job of showing why the pilgrims left Europe and came to North America. Shows first year struggles that lead up to the first Thanksgiving celebration.

Technical Stuff:
Word Count: 353
Reading Level: 1.0
Accelerated Reading level:  1.0 / points: 0.5 / quiz: 9398
  • Paperback: 31 pages
  • Publisher: Modern Curriculum Press
  • ISBN-10: 0813656044

Happy Thanksgiving, Biscuit!
Capucilli, Alyssa Satin

Description: Biscuit helps his girl to prepare for Thanksgiving and count her blessings.

Technical Stuff:
Word Count: 193
Reading Level: 1.6
Accelerated Reading level:  1.6 / points: 0.5 / quiz: 64477
  • Paperback: 20 pages
  • Publisher: HarperFestival
  • ISBN-10: 0694012211
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Happy Thanksgiving
McNamara, Margaret

Description: Just as Mrs. Connor's first grade class finishes dressing up in their Thanksgiving costumes, a fire drill is called.

Technical Stuff:
Word Count: 224
Reading Level: 1.6
Accelerated Reading level:  1.6 / points: 0.5 / quiz: 104298

  • Paperback: 32 pages
  • Publisher: Aladdin; Original edition
  • ISBN-10: 1416905057
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Thanksgiving Is Here!
Goode, Diane

Description: A family gathers to celebrate Thanksgiving at Grandma's house.

Technical Stuff:
Word Count: 321
Reading Level: 1.6
Accelerated Reading level:  1.6 / points: 0.5 / quiz: 72796
  • Paperback: 32 pages
  • Publisher: HarperCollins
  • ISBN-10: 0060515902
  • Look-Inside

Firefighters' Thanksgiving
Boelts, Maribeth

Description: Calls to fires, an injured friend, and cooking disasters threaten to keep a group of fire fighters from enjoying Thanksgiving dinner.

Technical Stuff:
Word Count: 245
Reading Level: 1.8
Accelerated Reading level:  1.8 / points: 0.5 / quiz: 81293

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