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The Children's Book of Thanksgiving Stories - A Distinguished Anthology of Festive Family Tales - cover

The Children's Book of Thanksgiving Stories - A Distinguished Anthology of Festive Family Tales

Harriet Beecher Stowe, George Eliot, Annie Hamilton Donnell, Eugene Field, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Hezekiah Butterworth, Maud Lindsay, Olive Thorne Miller, Winthrop Packard, Kate Upson Clark, C. A. Stephens, J. T. Trowbridge, Mary E. Wilkins Freeman, Rose Terry Cooke, Edna Payson Brett, Agnes Carr, Isabel Gordon Curtis, P.-J. Stahl, Sheldon C. Stoddard, R. K. Munkittrick, Emily Hewitt Leland, Sophie Swet, Fannie Wilder Brown, Alice Wheildon, Pauline Shackleford Colyar, H. R. Schoolcraft

Publisher: Good Press

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The Children's Book of Thanksgiving Stories is a distinguished anthology that elegantly encapsulates the essence of Thanksgiving through a rich tapestry of narratives, ranging from historical fiction to heartfelt family tales. This collection distinguishes itself by its remarkable diversity in literary styles and perspectives, showcasing an array of emotions and experiences tied to the Thanksgiving theme. Each story, carefully selected by the editors, contributes to a broader understanding and appreciation of the holiday, making historical events and personal revelations accessible to readers of all ages. The inclusion of standout pieces from notable authors alongside less familiar voices provides a comprehensive reflection on the values and traditions of Thanksgiving. The authors represented in this anthology, from Harriet Beecher Stowe to H. R. Schoolcraft, bring a wealth of cultural, historical, and literary backgrounds to the collection, enriching the thematic fabric of Thanksgiving. Their collective works, rooted in various literary movements of their times, reflect the evolving nature of American society and its traditions. This array of perspectives offers a multifaceted exploration of Thanksgiving, highlighting the contributions of individuals from different walks of life to the holidays rich tapestry of stories and traditions. This anthology is an invaluable resource for readers seeking to delve deeper into the multifarious narratives of Thanksgiving. It provides a unique opportunity to engage with the holidays history and its contemporary significance through stories that span genres, themes, and geographies. Readers are encouraged to explore this collection for its educational value, its breadth of insights, and the rich dialogue it fosters between the myriad voices and experiences it captures. It promises not only to entertain but also to broaden ones perspective on what Thanksgiving has meant and continues to mean to different people across time and space.
Available since: 10/12/2023.
Print length: 201 pages.

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