Archive for June, 2013

Sarah Gives Thanks by Mike Allegra

We’ve just added a new Thanksgiving book to our collection. It is titled Sarah Gives Thanks  by Mike Allegra.    Sarah Gives Thanks is not your “typical”  Thanksgiving story whose characters  include Pilgrims and Indians.  It is a nonfiction story about Sarah Joseph Hale, the woman who convinced Abraham Lincoln to make Thanksgiving a national holiday.    According to the author, Mike […]

My Heart Will Not Sit Down by Mara Rockliff

  My Heart Will Not Sit Down by Mara Rockliff is a beautiful story about giving.  Kedi is a young, tenderhearted girl, who lives in a village in Cameroon, Africa in the 1930’s.   She  learns from her American teacher about the children of New York City who are going through hard times during the […]

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