Parents and teachers interested in promoting a multi-cultural perspective of the upcoming holiday should consider the following recommendations from Good Books about Thanksgiving by American Indian Studies Professor Debbie Reese.
Hunter, Sally M. Four Seasons of Corn: A Winnebago Tradition. Minneapolis: Lerner Publications, 1997.
Peters, Russell M. Clambake: A Wampanoag Tradition. Minneapolis: Lerner Publications, 1992.
Regguinti, Gordon. The Sacred Harvest: Ojibway Wild Rice Gathering. Minneapolis: Lerner Publications, 1992.
Wittstock, Laura Waterman. Ininatig’s Gift of Sugar: Traditional Native Sugarmaking. Minneapolis: Lerner Publications, 1993.
Bruchac, Margaret M. and Catherine Grace O’Neill. 1621: A New Look at Thanksgiving. Washington, D.C.: National Geographic Society, 2001.
Swamp, Jake. Giving Thanks: A Native American Good Morning Message. New York: Lee & Low, 1995.
Seale, Doris, Beverly Slapin, and Carolyn Silverman, eds., Thanksgiving: A Native Perspective. Berkeley: Oyate, 1998.