Sarah Gives Thanks by Mike Allegra
How Thanksgiving Became a National Holiday

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During the nineteenth century, Sarah Josepha Hale dedicated her life to making Thanksgiving a national holiday, all while raising a family and becoming a groundbreaking writer and women's magazine editor. Sarah Hale's inspiring story, accompanied by luscious watercolor illustrations, tells the tale of one woman who wouldn't take no for an answer.
 

About Mike Allegra

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Mike Allegra is a journalist, playwright, and magazine editor. He lives in New Jersey with his wife and son. On Thanksgiving, he always asks for the drumstick. David Gardner founded The Motley Fool in 1993.
 
Published February 4, 2014 by Albert Whitman & Company. 18 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History, Children's Books, Political & Social Sciences.

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The inspiring story of an early-19th-century woman who supported her family, made a name for herself and gave us all an opportunity to give thanks each November.

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This picture book provides an overview of Sarah Josepha Hale’s life and accomplishments.

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