Duck for Turkey Day


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$8.99  $8.36
Albert Whitman & Company
Publish Date
7.8 X 9.8 X 0.2 inches | 0.3 pounds

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About the Author

Jacqueline Jules is the author of numerous books for children, including the Zapato Power series. She is also a librarian, teacher, and poet. She won the CYBILS award for best short chapter book for the first book in the Zapato series. She lives in Virginia. Kathryn Mitter grew up and went to school in Missouri, where she still lives. When she's not illustrating, she enjoys gardening, hiking, and watercolor painting, especially painting outdoors. Kathryn has illustrated many magazine stories and children's books.


A 2010 Notable Social Studies Trade Book for Young People
2012 Washington State Children's Book Award Nominee
2012-2013 Volunteer State (Tennessee) Book Award Master List

A lighthearted reminder about multicultural traditions during the holidays.--Publishers Weekly

Mitter's acrylic illustrations, in clear bright colors and simple shapes, capture the warmth of the holiday bustle and the affection among family members.--Booklist

This sweet tale is written in straightforward prose and provides a brief glimpse of another culture. Mitter's bright illustrations accented with cozy details draw readers into Tuyet's happy home and enhance the story's heartwarming message.--School Library Journal

This is a perfect book for reading aloud and discussion in lower elementary classrooms. Bright, clear illustrations compliment the open-minded message.--Foreword

Jules has created a story with a warm, gentle voice. Colorful, realistic, and eye-catching illustrations are perfect for a read-aloud.This is a non-traditional holiday book with a unique niche.--Library Media Connection

Local author Jacqueline Jules pens a tale of tolerance and diversity that will resonate with young students and families no matter their heritage. Illustrator Kathryn Mitter lines a many-hued classroom that adheres not to the melting pot but to the woks, frying pans and vegan casserole dishes of contemporary America.--Children's Literature