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November Books for Youngsters - The Educators' Spin On It

October 25, 2023
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I’m excited to announce our November Books for the Weekly Virtual Book Club for Kids with you. From expressing gratitude, Veterans Day, and Election Day to Thanksgiving and Native America History Month this is going to be a fun month for book activities with your child. Are you ready?  

Here are our book recommendations for November…

November Books for Kids


November Books for Kids

  • Gratitude Books for Kids
  • Turkey Books for Kids
  • Thanksgiving Books
  • Veterans Day Books for Kids
  • Election Day Books
  • Native American Heritage Month Books
  • Forest Books for Kids
  • Book Themed Activities for Preschoolers
  • Join the Weekly Virtual Book Club for Kids


November Books for Kids

We’ve been having so much fun sharing weekly books and weekly activities to go along with our favorite stories for kids. Have you been following along?  

Click here to see all of our Virtual Book Club for Kids Books and Activities. 

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Gratitude Books for Kids

Bear Says Thanks  by Karma Wilson (Watch Read Aloud)

The Thankful Book by Todd Parr

Llama Llama Gives Thanks by Anna Dewdney

I Am Thankful: A Thanksgiving Book for Kids by Sheri Wall

Gratitude is My Superpower by Alicia Ortego

I’m So Glad You Were Born: Celebrating Who You Are by Ainsley Earhardt

My Heart Fills With Happiness by Monique Gray Smith

When We Are Kind / Nihá’ádaahwiinít’íigo (English and Navaho Edition) by Monique Gray Smith

Kindness is my Superpower by Alicia Ortego

Try these thankful project ideas to continue focusing on gratitude with your child.

Turkey Books for Kids

How to Catch a Turkey by Adam Wallace

10 Fat Turkeys by Tony Johnston

Turkey Goes to School (Turkey Trouble) by Wendi Silvano

Gobble Gobble! Pick one of these Turkey Crafts to make with these books.

Thanksgiving Books

The Night Before Thanksgiving by Natasha Wing

Thanksgiving in the Woods by Phyllis Alsdurf

Harvest Days (World of Celebrations) by Kate DePalma

Balloons over Broadway by Melissa Sweet

Peyton Picks the Perfect Pie: A Thanksgiving Celebration by America’s Test Kitchen Kids

I Know an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Pie by Alison Jackson

Use these adorable Thanksgiving Activities with these stories.

Veterans Day Books for Kids

The Wall (Reading Rainbow Books) by Eve Bunting

Twenty-One Steps: Guarding the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier by Jeff Gottesfeld

H is for Honor: A Military Family Alphabet by Devin Scillian

Veterans: Heroes in Our Neighborhood by Valerie Pfundstein

Don’t Forget, God Bless Our Troops by Dr Jill Biden

Night Catch by Brenda Ehrmantraut

Hero Mom by Melinda Hardin

I’ll Lend You My Daddy by Becky King

Hero Dad by Melinda Hardin

Here are Veterans Day Activities to go along with these stories.

Election Day Books

Vote for Our Future! by Margaret McNamara

V Is for Voting by Kate Farrell

I Voted: Making a Choice Makes a Difference by Mark Shulman

Lillian’s Right to Vote: A Celebration of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 by Jonah Winter

The Next President by Kate Messner

What’s the Big Deal About Elections by Ruby Shamir

Here are Election Day Activities for Kids

Native American Heritage Month Books

We Are Grateful: Otsaliheliga by Traci Sorell

Fry Bread: A Native American Family Story by Kevin Noble Maillard

We Are Still Here!: Native American Truths Everyone Should Know by Traci Sorell

Powwow Day by Traci Sorell

We Are Water Protectors by Carole Lindstrom

I Sang You Down from the Stars by Tasha Spillett-Sumner

Birdsong by Julie Flett

We All Play by Julie Flett

Bowwow Powwow by Brenda J. Child

Jingle Dancer by Cynthia L Smith

You Hold Me Up by Monique Gray Smith

All Around Us by Xelena Gonzalez

The People Shall Continue by Simon J Ortiz

Encounter by Brittany Luby

D Is for Drum: A Native American Alphabet by Michael Shoulders

Go Show the World: A Celebration of Indigenous Heroes by Wab Kinew

Take a look at our books list of Native American History Books for Kids.

Forest Books for Kids

Fletcher and the Falling Leaves by Julia Rawlinson

Goodbye Autumn, Hello Winter by Kenard Pak

Because of an Acorn by Lola M. Schaefer

November Activity Calendar for Kids


Book Themed Activities for Preschoolers

Each week at Virtual Book Club for Kids we share preschool activities for the featured book plus share a few more book selections for the theme.  It’s your own book themed preschool lesson plan for the week!

We made it through to 6 Weeks of our Virtual Book Club for Kids. We’ve completed the following themes…

  • Alphabet
  • Shapes
  • Leaves
  • Farm
  • Pumpkins
  • Spiders
  • Bats
  • Diwali
  • Owls

This month we’ll be highlighting the themes of

  • Gratitude
  • Turkeys
  • Native American Heritage Month

We feel so honored that you’ve stopped by our website each week and hopefully have chosen to join our Private VBC Facebook Group with 10,000+ other Book Loving Families and are willing to share your excitement for books and book themed activities with your child.


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Family celebrating Thanksgiving with thanksgiving Craft Ideas for Elementary school ages

November Activities for Kids

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