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A new size for this fun and lively introduction to the meaning of Thanksgiving. Here's an engaging introduction to the true meaning of Thanksgiving, now in a new, convenient size. Michelle Medlock Adams's warm, humorous text lists all of the things that Thanksgiving might be about, before concluding that it is really about giving thanks to God who gives us all these things. Through the whimsical art and rhyming, fun-to-read verse, even the youngest child will come to a fuller understanding of the Thanksgiving holiday. Ages 2-5.

About the Author

Michelle Medlock Adams

Michelle Medlock Adams is an award-winning journalist and best-selling author, earning top honors from the Associated Press, the Society of Professional Journalists and the Hoosier State Press Association. Author of over 70 books with close to 3 million books sold, Michelle's latest children's book, "Happy Birthday to You!" won the Selah Award for Best Children's Book in 2017 - her third Selah for Best Children's Book since 2012. In fact, in 2014 Michelle's board book "God Knows You" not only won the Selah for Best Children's Book but also won the esteemed Book of the Year. And, her latest release for women, "Love & Care For The One and Only You" (Worthy) was a finalist for a Christian Retailing Best Award in the Devotional Category and earned The Gold for best devotional in the 2017 Illumination Awards. In addition, her book "When Chocolate Isn't Enough: An Inspirational Survival Guide for Moms" (Worthy Inspired) earned The Gold for best devotional in the 2016 Illumination Awards.

Since graduating with a journalism degree from Indiana University, Michelle has written more than 1,000 articles for newspapers, magazines and websites; acted as a stringer for the Associated Press; written for a worldwide ministry; helped pen a New York Times Bestseller; and served as a blogger for Guideposts. Today, she is President of Platinum Literary Services - a premiere full-service literary firm - and she continues working as a TV host for TBN's "Joy in Our Town" and successfully running her own freelance writing business.

When not working on her own assignments, Michelle ghostwrites books for celebrities, politicians, and some of today's most effective and popular ministers. Michelle is also a much sought after teacher at writers conferences and universities around the nation. In fact, she has served as an adjunct professor at Taylor University twice, teaching "Writing for Children." Michelle also loves speaking to women's groups, youth groups, and congregations, encouraging others to discover their destinies in God.

Michelle is married to her high school sweetheart, Jeff, and they have two daughters, Abby and Allyson, as well as a miniature dachshund, a rescue Shepherd/Collie mix, and two cats. When not writing or teaching writing, Michelle enjoys bass fishing and cheering for Indiana University Basketball and the Chicago Cubbies.

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