Sarah Gives Thanks: How Thanksgiving Became a National Holiday (Hardcover)

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By Mike Allegra, David Gardner (Illustrator)
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During the nineteenth century, Sarah Josepha Hale dedicated her life to making Thanksgiving a national holiday, all while raising a family and becoming a groundbreaking writer and women's magazine editor. Sarah Hale's inspiring story, accompanied by luscious watercolor illustrations, tells the tale of one woman who wouldn't take no for an answer.

About the Author

Mike Allegra is a journalist, playwright, and magazine editor. He lives in New Jersey with his wife and son. On Thanksgiving, he always asks for the drumstick. David C. Gardner is the illustrator of many books for children, including The Harvey Milk Story and Jamestown: A Ship's Boy. He has a degree in film from Northwestern University and has trained at the American Academy of Art in Chicago. He lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780807572399
ISBN-10: 080757239X
Publisher: Albert Whitman & Company
Publication Date: September 1st, 2012
Pages: 32
Language: English