A book written to help children better understand the holiday of Thanksgiving is Story of Thanksgiving by Skarmeas. This boardbook has 26 pages with text that toddlers can understand and bright illustrations to which children are sure to be drawn. The Story of Thanksgiving takes the child from the voyage of the Pilgrims to the sharing of the feast with the Native American people. The author tells the story of Thanksgiving and explains the meaning behind many of the symbols we use at Thanksgiving today. The simple words and bright illustrations of the Story of Thanksgiving help children see where we got the traditions that we use in our Thanksgiving celebrations today and why we use them. Spend some time together and read this book with your children or grandchildren and help them see that Thanksgiving is more than just great turkey! The Story of Thanksgiving helps the child become aware of the fact that they have many things to be thankful for and can help make the family gathering more meaningful for everyone. The Story of Thanksgiving is recommended for children from ages 2 to 5.