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Giving Thanks

Giving Thanks

by Chief Jake Swamp Illustrated by Erwin Printup

Based on the Thanksgiving Address of the Iroquois people, the words in this read-aloud book reflect the Native American tradition of greeting the world each morning by giving thanks to all living things.

Giving Thanks is a special children's version of the Thanksgiving Address, a message of gratitude that originated with the Native people of upstate New York and Canada and that is still spoken at ceremonial gatherings held by the Iroquois, or Six Nations.

4, 5, 6, 7
Interest Level
Grades PreK - 2
Lexile Measure
Guided Reading
Tandem Library
Fairy Tales, Folk Tales, Fables, Reference

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Chief Jake Swamp
Erwin Printup

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