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We the people of the United States...

Almost Lost Thanksgiving

Yes. That's right!

Way back when "skirts were long and hats were tall" Americans were forgetting Thanksgiving, and nobody seemed to care!

Thankfully, Sarah Hale appeared. More steadfast than Plymouth Rock, this lady editor knew the holiday needed saving. But would her recipe for rescue ever convince Congress and the presidents?

Join acclaimed author Laurie Halse Anderson on a journey of a woman and a pen that spanned four decades, the Civil War, and five presidents, all so you could have your turkey and eat it too!

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Thanksgiving Day History Juvenile literature, United States Social life and customs Juvenile literature, Hale, Sarah Josepha Buell, 1788-1879 Juvenile literature, Thanksgiving Day History, United States Social life and customs, Hale, Sarah Josepha Buell, 1788-1879