To those of you in the USA, "Happy Thanksgiving".  This is one of my favorite holidays.  It's a day to remember exactly what you are thankful for and to spend it with those you love.  It's this time of year that I miss family ... something I am so very grateful for.  Today, I have put together a list of books that are Thanksgiving worthy...

I am always looking for a good book for the holidays.  Keep reading to find out what all these books, for all ages, are all about...

                      How to Bake the Perfect Pecan Pie

A warm pie. A tasty guy. Happy Thanksgiving indeed.

Lauren Hauser is home for the holidays, and she’s been given a challenge: preparing her grandmother’s pecan pie. The problem? Lauren’s not famed for her baking skills. In fact, while her sister would win Star Baker every week, and her mom at least knows a sieve from a spatula, Lauren’s bakes have always been more dangerous than delicious!

Still, no Thanksgiving would be complete without dessert…which is why Lauren finds herself searching for pecans on Thanksgiving Eve. Stumbling into a gorgeous stranger laden down with bags of pecans seems like a holiday miracle…but despite Jack’s kissable lips he’s frostier than a snow cone…and out of sight before she can say ‘Macy’s Parade’!

As the clock counts down to Thanksgiving dinner, Lauren is running out of time. And without her grandmother’s perfect pecan pie it won’t be a very Happy Thanksgiving! What Lauren needs is a knight in shining armour. And it might just be that the magic of Thanksgiving will find her one after all

Early Bird Special

Francie excels at her job as a party planner, but can't say the same about love. When an obnoxious, but handsome, man approaches her in line at a Thanksgiving sale, she pushes him away like she always does. Can Francie put her fears aside and nab an early bird special, or is she destined to plan every wedding but her own?

Music of My Heart

Adrianna Whitaker has a lot of thinking to do. She carries the weight of the world on her shoulders in the the form of several emotional secrets, one of which will soon reveal itself whether she's ready for it or not. Staying behind at the hotel while the rest of the band and crew flies home for Thanksgiving sounds like a great idea.

Luke Preston needs a break after five months on the road, and a week of uninterrupted peace and quiet is just too good to pass up.

So much for solitude. And just wait till the media gets wind that they're holed up in the hotel together.

Without the band and crew around for distraction, Luke and Adrianna find that mutual admiration and respect is only the tip of the iceberg. A wonderful sonata of passion and compassion sizzles just below the surface. Soon the unexpected symphony has Adrianna wishing for things that can never be, and Luke entertaining thoughts of fatherhood.

With the help of one very sassy angel, perhaps these old friends will finally see what's been right in front of them for years.

'Twas The Night Before Thanksgiving 

The incomparable Dav Pilkey adapts Clement Moore's classic Christmas poem to tell his wacky Thanksgiving tale. The day before Thanksgiving, eight boys and girls take a field trip to a turkey farm. They have fun playing with eight exuberant turkeys but are shocked to learn that Farmer Mack Nuggett plans to kill all the turkeys for Thanksgiving dinners. So the children decide to smuggle all the turkeys home, and all their Thanksgiving dinners become vegetarian this year. The turkeys' lives are saved!

I Am the Turkey

Mark's class is putting on a Thanksgiving play, and Mark is going to be the turkey! He is very excited -- until his big brother, Tim, tells him what the turkey's real role in the first Thanksgiving dinner was. If Mark can't find a way to get out of being the turkey, he could be a dead duck! Author Michele Sobel Spirn and illustrator Joy Allen cook up a hilarious holiday feast for beginning readers. 

I Know an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Pie

I know an old lady who swallowed a pie, a Thanksgiving pie, which was really too dry.

And with that the feast begins! After the pie the old lady swallows a whole squash, all of the salad, and the entire turkey! As Mother and Father watch in shock, the two children are delighted to see the old lady growing fatter and fatter. And, in the end, the old lady makes a surprising and humorous contribution to the holiday festivities.

"Jackson draws on some traditional Thanksgiving foods to give a familiar rhyme new zing. Schachner's exuberant, cartoon-style illustrations . . . catch the comedy splendidly!"

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