On this festive Caldecott Honor–winning picture book, Alice Dalgiesh brings to life the origin of the Thanksgiving holiday for readers of every age.
Giles, Constance and Damaris Hopkins are all passengers aboard the crowded Mayflower, journeying to the New World to start a new life. Things get just a little more cramped when their baby brother Oceanus is born throughout the passage. Alternatively, when they arrive, there are even worse challenges to face as the Pilgrims are subjected to hunger, cold, and sickness that put their small colony in great danger. With the assistance of the Native Americans despite the fact that, they might just be capable of live to tell the tale their first year On this extraordinary land—and have a November harvest to celebrate for generations!