For 38 years, Sarah Hale wrote to US Presidents petitioning for Thanksgiving to be made a national holiday. Finally, President Lincoln agreed. Written in an irreverent tone and paired with clever illustrations, this "fresh, funny, and inspirational" (SLJ) story is great for teaching determination.

Interest Level: Gr. 1-4         Difficulty Level: age 4-8

We are working on a write up of Thank You, Sarah!  In the meantime, here is a peek inside:

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