P is for Pilgrim: A Thanksgiving Alphabet

 
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From the lives of our early settlers, who established the foundations for American freedoms and ideals, to today's celebrations, P is for Pilgrim colorfully examines the history and lore of Thanksgiving through snappy poems and expository sidebar text for each letter of the alphabet. Educators will find the inclusion of the Core Values of Democracy of valuable use for the classroom while kids of all ages will enjoy the bright, engaging illustrations and fascinating facts. Lecturer and book reviewer Carol Crane was widely recognized by many schools and educators for her expertise in children's literature. She wrote several state books for Sleeping Bear Press including Texas (L is for Lone Star) and South Carolina (P is for Palmetto). Helle Urban, a Parker, Colorado resident, has been an illustrator for over 20 years. She earned her bachelor of fine arts in illustration from Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, CA. Helle has illustrated numerous children's books, painted portraits of families, and was a background artist in the animation industry.

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Specifications

  • Dewey: 394.2649
  • Graphics: Full-color illustrations
  • Paperback (9781585363537): 40 pages, 11 (w) x 10 (h), © 2008, 09/01/2007
  • PDF (9781627531313): 40 pages, © 2014, 08/15/2013
  • Hosted ebook (9781627533409): 40 pages, © 2014, 08/15/2013
  • Subject: Language Arts

Leveling

  • Suggested Interest Level: Age 6 - Age 9
  • ATOS Reading Level: 6.0
  • ATOS Interest Level: MG
  • Accelerated Reader® Quiz: 74549
  • Accelerated Reader® Points: 1.0

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Author: Carol Crane

Lecturer and book reviewer Carol Crane was widely recognized by many schools and educators for her expertise in children's literature. She authored over twenty books for Sleeping Bear Press and conducted in-service seminars for teachers at many schools across the country. She also instituted a summer reading program for teachers and media specialists. Carol traveled extensively and spoke at state reading conventions across the United States and lived in Michigan, Florida and North Carolina, before passing away in 2018.

Illustrator: Helle Urban

Helle Urban, a Parker, Colorado, resident, has been an illustrator for more than 20 years. She earned her Bachelor of Fine Arts in illustration from Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California. Helle has illustrated numerous children's books, painted portraits of families and was a background artist in the animation industry. Helle's work has also been displayed in numerous galleries.