A family is forced to leave their homeland because of war. They sail to America on an overcrowded boat. Subjects. In library, Thanksgiving Day in fiction. The story of immigration is told through the eyes of children. It is not sugar coated, but lends itself to wonderful discussion. I love that the reader does not know. How Many Days to America?: A Thanksgiving Story. Eve Bunting, Author, Beth Peck, Illustrator Clarion Books $16 (32p) ISBN
Refugees from a Caribbean island embark on a dangerous boat trip to America, where they have a special reason to celebrate Thanksgiving. In my class this book was more relevant that it was when I was growing up. Many of my children were coming into our counry to escape the violence and hatred. How to Catch a Snowman Only $ With Purchase of Any Kids Book How Many Days to America?: Buy Online, Pick up in Store.
At last, on Thanksgiving Day, the refugees arrive in America, giving thanks for being free and safe at last--and a compassionate depiction of the plight of many of our recent would-be immigrants. Review Posted Online: April 17th, For help with online orders, e-mail: [email protected] forced to flee their Caribbean island and set sail for America in a small fishing boat.