Thank you, Sarah : the woman who saved Thanksgiving / Laurie Halse Anderson ; [illustrated by] Matt Faulkner.
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- ISBN: 0689847874
- ISBN: 9780689847875
- ISBN: 068985143X
- ISBN: 9780689851438
- Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 23 x 29 cm
- Edition: First edition.
- Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers/Aladdin Paperbacks, 2005.
- Copyright: ©2002
|Bibliography, etc. Note:||
Includes bibliographical references.
Relates how Sarah Hale, a magazine editor and author, persuaded President Lincoln to transform Thanksgiving Day into a national holiday.
|Target Audience Note:||
Ages 5 - 8.
Grades K - 3.
|Study Program Information Note:||
Accelerated Reader LG 3.7 0.5 62571
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Laurie Halse Anderson is a New York Times bestselling author known for tackling tough subjects with humor and sensitivity. Her work has earned numerous ALA and state awards. Two of her books, Chains and Speak, were National Book Award finalists. Chains also received the 2009 Scott O&;Dell Award for Historical Fiction, and Laurie was chosen for the 2009 Margaret A. Edwards Award. Mother of four and wife of one, Laurie lives in Pennsylvania, where she likes to watch the snow fall as she writes. You can follow her adventures on Twitter @HalseAnderson, or visit her at MadWomanintheForest.com.
Matt Faulkner is a talented and clever picture-book maker whose dazzling ink and watercolor illustrations have graced dozens of well-loved picture books. On his inspiration for A Taste of Colored Water, he says, "When I was a boy it would've surprised me to learn that the word COLORED hung over a water fountain didn't mean that this was a magical place where fruit-flavored water flowed on demand." This story has grown out of his lifelong exploration of race and societal intolerance and the questions these institutions raise. His more recent work features several titles that focus on United States history, including Thank You, Sarah by Laurie Halse Anderson and You're on Your Way, Teddy Roosevelt by Judith St. George. He lives in Oakland, California, with his son.