Thanksgiving on Thursday (Magic Tree House #27)
Mary Pope Osborne
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Jack and Annie are ready for their next fantasy adventure in the bestselling middle-grade series—the Magic Tree House!
It's a time for giving thanks . . .
when the Magic Tree House whisks Jack and Annie back to 1621 on the first Thanksgiving Day. The Pilgrims ask them to help get things ready. But whether it's cooking or clamming, Jack and Annie don't know how to do anything the Pilgrim way. Will they ruin the holiday forever? Or will the feast go on?
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Mayflower. Many of the people on board wanted freedom of religion. They wanted to worship God in their own way—not the way the king of England made them. Others wanted to find a new life in a new land. Today, we call all the people who sailed on the Mayflower Pilgrims. “Yes!” said Annie. Jack read on: The Pilgrims wanted to settle near New York. But a storm blew their ship north. They landed in a bay on the coast of what is now Massachusetts. Six years before, Captain John Smith had
Priscilla. Annie giggled. “Um. Never mind,” said Jack. “That’s just how we say things at home.” “And where is thy home?” Captain Standish asked. He didn’t sound as friendly as Governor Bradford or Priscilla. “Um, we live in a village up north,” said Jack. “Our parents sent us here to, uh”—he remembered something from their research book—“to learn how to grow corn.” “But how and when did your family come to America?” the captain asked. Jack was worried. Now that he had started making up a
walking. He pointed to the field. “You must plant corn in the spring,” he said. “Put the seed in the ground when the oak-tree bud is as small as a mouse’s ear.” “Oh, wait, please,” said Jack. He slipped his notebook and pencil out of his bag. It was the first time he’d had a chance to take notes all day. He wrote: Then he looked up at Squanto and nodded. “Dig holes and put two rotting fish in each hole,” said Squanto. “Rotting fish?” said Annie, making a face. “Yes, rotting fish is good
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