As we head into the month of November, I want to share some of my favorite picture books with you. If you’re looking for titles that relate to Thanksgiving, Veterans Day, or fall in general, keep reading! Here are five must-have November read alouds!

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Otis and the Scarecrow

Otis the tractor lives on a farm. One day, the farmer introduces someone new — a scarecrow. Otis and his friends greet the scarecrow with friendly smiles but they just leave him alone after he responds with a frown. One day, Otis and his friends play the quiet game and Otis can’t seem to take his eyes off the lonely scarecrow in the field.

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How to Catch a Turkey

There is a turkey running loose in the school right before the Thanksgiving play. Follow the students through the school as they try to catch it. Will they be able to safely capture it?!

Veterans: Heroes in Our Neighborhood

How many times do you interact with a veteran in your neighborhood without knowing anything about the sacrifices they made? This fantastic story shows how individuals that we know in our community are also veterans who fought for our country.

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Balloons Over Broadway

Meet Tony Sarg, the puppeteer behind the creation of the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade balloons. After learning about his dedication and the long-lasting gift he gave to America, you and your tiny humans will never look at the Macy’s Parade the same way again!

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The Ugly Pumpkin

The Ugly Pumpkin wants someone to take him home but no one wants him. After waiting all through the month of October, he decides to leave the patch in search of a place where he will fit in. When Thanksgiving arrives, he learns the truth about himself but it’s not what he expected!

Hopefully, you found some new titles to share with your tiny humans. If you’re looking for some more must-have read alouds to use in your classroom this month, check out this post about must-have Veterans Day picture books!

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