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Thanksgiving: Poems for Kids

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December 05, 2016

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The following poems about the Thanksgiving holiday and gratitude are suitable for young people.

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América” by Richard Blanco
Although Tía Miriam boasted she discovered…
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Thanksgiving Day” by Lydia Maria Child
Over the river, and through the wood…

"The Thanksgivings" by Harriet Maxwell Converse
We who are here present thank the Great Spirit...

Signs of the Times” by Paul Laurence Dunbar
Air a-gittin’ cool an’ coolah…

Grace for a Child” by Robert Herrick
Here, a little child I stand…

The Harvest Moon” by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
It is the Harvest Moon! On gilded vanes

A List of Praises” by Anne Porter
Give praise with psalms that tell the trees to sing…

Dusting” by Marilyn Nelson
Thank you for these tiny…

Te Deum” by Charles Reznikoff
Not because of victories…

Perfect for Any Occasion” by Alberto Ríos
Pies have a reputation
 
When Giving Is All We Have” by Alberto Ríos
We give because someone gave to us…
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Home” by Bruce Weigl
I didn’t know I was grateful…

The Pumpkin” by John Greenleaf Whittier
Oh, greenly and fair in the lands of the sun…


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