Originally published in New York by Rodale Kids in 2017.
The Positive Power early reader series introduces self esteem and empathy to budding young readers. I Am Thankful is a fun and encouraging early reader about all the things we have to be thankful for! Now a part of the premier early reading line, Step into Reading!
It's Thanksgiving, and there's a lot to be done before turkeytime! A young boy runs in the turkey trot and helps his family bake pies. But when it's time for the annual family football game, it starts raining! Luckily, the jam-packed day proves there's always something to be thankful for. In this installment of the Positive Power series, kids will learn the affirmation "I am thankful" through a delightful story of food, family, and fun.
Through simple text and joyful illustrations, this installment in the Positive Power series inspires kids to help others while giving them the confidence they need to transform from little to BIG readers.
Step 2 Readers use basic vocabulary and short sentences to tell simple stories, for children who recognize familiar words and can sound out new words with help. Rhyme and rhythmic text paired with picture clues help children decode the story.