Giving Thanks

Celebrate the harvest with this Indigenous-centered reframing of the "first Thanksgiving" by Danielle Greendeer (Mashpee Wampanoag), Anthony Perry (Chickasaw), and Alexis Bunten (Yup'ik and Unangan).

"[An] important, beautiful story."—Kirkus Reviews, starred review

". . . poetic prose sensitively conveys the First Peoples’
lived history . . ."
—Publishers Weekly

Giving Thanks


An eighth-grade class project spirals into a town-wide debate in this gripping novel in verse by award-winning authors Charles Waters and Traci Sorell.

"A brilliant story not to be missed; deeply engaging from the first page."
Kirkus Reviews, starred review

". . . a well-rounded discussion about classism and racism, as well as effective allyship, with compassion and understanding."
Publishers Weekly, starred review

"A powerful novel in verse about dialogue, community, and standing up against racism. Using multiple points of view, Waters and Sorell deftly tackle the challenge of cutting through the excuses of the past in order to change minds and hearts."

—Rajani LaRocca, Walter Award and Newbery Honor-winning author of Red, White, and Whole

Available September 5.

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The Remarkable Rescue at Milkweed Meadow

★ "Use your milkweed: Read this!"
—Kirkus Reviews, starred review

★ "[An] intimately voiced, community-centered novel . . ."
—Publishers Weekly, starred review

★ "A marvelous reminder of the power in stories and the thrill in determining one’s own destiny."
—Booklist, starred review

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