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Giving Thanks: Thanksgiving Traditions
A Select Bibliography of Resources at Palomar College Library

WEBSITES

Additional websites discussing Thanksgiving may be found on the Library's Holidays Around the World.

Adopt-A-Turkey Project
http://www.adoptaturkey.org/

History Channel-The History of Thanksgiving
http://www.history.com/minisites/thanksgiving

Pilgrim Hall Museum: The First Thanksgiving
http://www.pilgrimhall.org/thanksg.htm

Thanksgiving from Wikipedia

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thanksgiving

Thanks-Giving Square
http://www.thanksgiving.org/

BOOKS AND MEDIA

The books listed below may be found at Palomar College Library; for location and additional information about each title, click the blue hyperlink. Search our catalog for related books or search the catalogs of other libraries.

GT4975 .T46 1987
Agel, J. & Shulman, J. (1987). The Thanksgiving book: An illustrated treasury of lore, tales, poems, prayers, and the best in holiday feasting. New York: Dell.

GT4975 .A66 1984
Appelbaum, D.K. (1984). Thanksgiving: An American holiday, an American history. New York: Facts on File.

GT4975 .B37 2000
Barth, E. (2000). Turkeys, Pilgrims, and Indian corn: The story of the Thanksgiving symbols. New York: Clarion Books.

F68 .H69 2006
Hodgson, G. (2006). A great & godly adventure: The Pilgrims & the myth of the first Thanksgiving. New York: Public Affairs.

E175.85 .L64 2008
Loewen, J.W. (2008). Lies my teacher told me: Everything your American history textbook got wrong. New York: New Press.

F68 .P44 2006
Philbrick, N. (2006). Mayflower: A story of courage, community, and war. New York: Viking.

E77.4 .T63 2006
Slapin, B. & Seale, D. (Eds). (2006). Through Indian eyes: The native experience in books for children. Berkeley: Oyate.

PERIODICAL ARTICLES

The full-text of these articles may be found by clicking on the blue hyperlink. Find additional articles by searching the term "thanksgiving" in any of our online databases. Passwords are required for off-campus access to these databases.

A simple feast. (2004, November/December). Vegetarian Times, 326, 90-97.  Retrieved October 30, 2006, from EBSCO Host (Academic Search Premier) database.  http://prozy.palomar.edu/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=14602527&site=ehost-live

Pleck, E. (1999, Summer). The making of the domestic occasion: the history of Thanksgiving in the United States. Journal of Social History, 32(4), 773-789.  Retrieved October 30, 2006, from EBSCO Host (Academic Search Premier) database.  http://prozy.palomar.edu/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=1934878&site=ehost-live

Wills, A.B. (2003, March). Pilgrims and progress: how magazines made Thanksgiving. Church History, 72(1), 138-159.  Retrieved October 30, 2006, from EBSCO Host (Academic Search Premier) database.  http://prozy.palomar.edu/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=9283216&site=ehost-live

Wilson, S.M. (1991, November). Pilgrim's paradox. Natural History, 100(11), 22-25.  Retrieved October 30, 2006, from EBSCO Host (Academic Search Premier) database.  http://prozy.palomar.edu/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=9110216081&site=ehost-live


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