Thank You, Sarah

Thank You, Sarah

The Woman Who Saved Thanksgiving

Book - 2002
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Relates how Sarah Hale, a magazine editor and author, persuaded President Lincoln to transform Thanksgiving Day into a national holiday.
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, c2002.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780689847875
Call Number: 394.2649 ANDERSON
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 23 x 29 cm
Subjects: Hale, Sarah Josepha Buell, 1788-1879 -- Juvenile literature.
Thanksgiving Day -- History -- Juvenile literature.
United States -- Social life and customs -- Juvenile literature.
Additional Contributors: Faulkner, Matt - Illustrator


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JCLAllisonD Nov 18, 2016

Filled with bits of humor and information, this picture book tells the story of Sarah Hale who worked for 38 years to make Thanksgiving a national holiday.

Oct 19, 2015

Some things take time and perseverance often wins the day.

William Wilberforce is another example of persevering for years for a cause he believed in.


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