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5 Great Christmas Books

An Ali Cat Christmas
by Dandi Daley Mackall (Author) and Janet McDonnell (Illustrator)
Katy and Ali are snowed in at Granny’s house! Level 1 easy reader

Arthur’s Christmas Cookies
by Lillian Hoban (Author, Illustrator)
Arthur tries to make a nice present, but his cookies are hard as rocks! Level 2 easy reader

It’s Christmas!
by Jack Prelutsky (Author), Marylin Hafner (Illustrator)
Share these easy to read poems about Christmas. Level 3 easy reader

Merry Christmas, Amelia Bedelia
by Peggy Parish (Author) and Lynn Sweat (Illustrator)
Amelia Bedelia gets things mixed up at Christmas. Level 2 easy reader

No Room at the Inn: The Nativity Story
by Jean M. Malone (Author) and Bryan Langdo (Illustrator)
A simple retelling of the first Christmas. Level 2 easy reader

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5 Great Books About Turkeys

10 Fat Turkeys
by Tony Johnston (Author) and Richard F. Deas (Illustrator)
Count from 10 to 1 with this rhyme. Board book

A Turkey for Thanksgiving
by Eve Bunting (Author) and Diane de Groat (Illustrator)
Mrs. Moose wants Turkey to come over for Thanksgiving. Picture book

I’m A Turkey!
by Jim Arnosky (Author, Illustrator)
A turkey sings his own song in this picture book. (Download the song!)

Make a Turkey
by Anastasia Suen and Kurt Nagahori (Illustrator)
Make a turkey handprint with this simple easy reader.

T is for Turkey: A True Thanksgiving Story
by Tanya Lee Stone (Author) and Gerald Kelley (Illustrator)
A Thanksgiving story staged as a school play, from A to Z. Picture book

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5 Great Thanksgiving Books

Arthur’s Thanksgiving
by Marc Brown (Author, Illustrator)
Arthur is the director of the Thanksgiving play, but no one wants to be the turkey. Picture book

It’s Thanksgiving!
by Jack Prelutsky (Author) and Marylin Hafner (Illustrator)
Enjoy these 12 Thanksgiving poems! Level 3 easy reader

Katie Saves Thanksgiving
by Fran Manushkin (Author) and Tammie Lyon (Illustrator)
Everything goes wrong on Thanksgiving in this easy reader with chapters

The First Thanksgiving
by Linda Hayward (Author) and James Watling (Illustrator)
Learn all about the first Thanksgiving in this Level 3 easy reader.

The First Thanksgiving
by Garnet Jackson (Author) and Carolyn Croll (Illustrator)
Another Level 3 easy reader about the history of this American holiday.

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5 Great Books About Soldiers

D-Day Landings: The Story of the Allied Invasion

by Karen Wallace and Richard Platt (Authors)

Find out more about this famous World War II event. Level 4 easy reader

From Slave to Soldier: Based on a True Civil War Story

by Deborah Hopkinson (Author) and Brian Floca (Illustrator)

A slave boy runs away and joins the Union army. Level 3 easy reader

Hero Dad

by Melinda Hardin (Author) and Bryan Langdo (Illustrator)

A young boy talks about his father, the soldier. Picture book

Pearl Harbor

by Stephen Krensky (Author) and Larry Day (Illustrator)

See how and why the U.S entered the World War II. Level 3 easy reader

Sam the Minuteman

by Nathaniel Benchley (Author) and Arnold Lobel (Illustrator)

A boy helps his father fight the Battle of Lexington. Level 3 easy reader

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5 Great Books About Veterans

America’s White Table
by Margot Theis Raven (Author) and Mike Benny (Illustrator)
Did you know that we set a place at the White Table to remember soldiers who didn’t come home? Picture book

George Washington — Soldier, Hero, President
by Justine Fontes and Ron Fontes (Authors)
Our first president was also a veteran. Level 3 easy reader

The Veterans Day Visitor
by Peter Catalanotto (Author) and Pamela Schembri (Author)
When Pop-Pop finds out that the children don’t know what a veteran is, he volunteers to talk to their class. Easy reader with chapters

Veterans Day
by Jacqueline S. Cotton (Author)
Learn all about Veterans Day in this easy reader.

The Wall
by Eve Bunting (Author) and Ronald Himler (Illustrator)
A boy and his father visit the Vietnam War Memorial. Picture book

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5 Great Halloween Books

Big Pumpkin
by Erica Silverman (Author) and S.D. Schindler (Illustrator)
A witch wants to make pumpkin pie but her pumpkin is too big! Picture book

Corduroy’s Best Halloween Ever!
by Don Freeman (Author) and Lisa McCue (Illustrator)
Corduroy and his friends get ready for Halloween. Picture book

Fancy Nancy: Halloween…or Bust!
by Jane O’Connor (Author) and Robin Preiss Glasser (Illustrator)
Fancy Nancy loves dressing up for Halloween. Picture book.

Nate The Great And The Halloween Hunt
by Marjorie Weinman Sharmat (Author) and Marc Simont (Illustrator)
Nate the Great and his dog Sludge look for a missing cat on Halloween. Easy reader

Scary, Scary Halloween
by Eve Bunting (Author) and Jan Brett (Illustrator)
Share this classic Halloween picture book with a surprise twist at the end.

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