This ultimate list of Thanksgiving books for kids includes everything from sweet stories of families gathering around the table to adventures featuring talking turkeys and adventurous pilgrims.
We love these books because they capture the essence of the holiday in imaginative ways. For the youngest of readers, we have a great list of Thanksgiving picture books.
For older children who are more advanced in reading, chapter books for Thanksgiving and activity books are included in this list of Thanksgiving books.
List of Thanksgiving Books for Kids
This is the ultimate list of Thanksgiving books for kids. We’ve included everything from fun picture books for young readers to activity books and more. Pair reading books with some other Thanksgiving crafts like turkey disguise projects or turkey crafts and the kids will have a blast!
Thanksgiving Picture Books for Young Readers
These picture books for Thanksgiving are perfect for young readers. Kids will love looking at the images as they follow along with the story.
- I Know an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Pie
- The Berenstain Bears Thanksgiving Blessings
- Gobble Gobble Mr. Wobble
- Run, Turkey, Run!
- A Plump and Perky Turkey
- Turkey Goes to School
- The Great Thanksgiving Escape
- Bad Kitty Does Not Like Thanksgiving
- Taylor the Tooting Turkey
- I Am Thankful
- Turkey’s Thanksgiving Adventure
- Balloons over Broadway
- Thanksgiving Is for Giving Thanks!
- A Little Thanksgiving SPOT
- A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving (Peanuts)
- How to Catch a Turkey
- Thanks for Thanksgiving
- ‘Twas the Night Before Thanksgiving
- Taylor the Thankful Turkey
- Turkey Trouble
- Thanksgiving in the Woods
- Turkey Toots
- Porcupine’s Pie
- Pete the Cat: The First Thanksgiving
- The Roll-Away Pumpkin
- Bear Says Thanks
- Llama Llama Gives Thanks
- Franklin’s Thanksgiving
- Happy Thanksgiving, Biscuit!
- Three Young Pilgrims
Thanksgiving Chapter Books the Kids Will Love
As the autumn colors take over the scene, these books about Thanksgiving will have the kids following fun adventures. Along with those fun adventures, they will learn more about thankfulness and the importance of family. Great for middle school students or elementary, these chapter books are all about Thanksgiving.
- Turkeys We Have Loved and Eaten
- Thanksgiving Thief
- The Cat Who Ruined Thanksgiving
- Thanksgiving on Thursday
- Judy Moody and Stink: The Wishbone Wish
- Nate the Great Talks Turkey
The Ultimate List of Thanksgiving Books for Kids
Thanksgiving Activity Books
If you are looking for more of an activity book that the kids will enjoy, these Thanksgiving activity books are perfect. The kids will love completing and solving the puzzles and word games.
- I Spy with My Little Eye Thanksgiving
- I Spy Thanksgiving
- Thanksgiving Color By Number Coloring Book
- Fall and Thanksgiving Coloring Book For Kids
- Pinkalicious: Thanksgiving Helper
- Thanksgiving Coloring
These books are great for reading after a fun game of Thanksgiving bingo or party activities. You can also read them as bedtime stories leading up to Thanksgiving or teach them about the holiday. They can learn why we celebrate it and the history behind it.
Fun Thanksgiving Activities