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Thank you, Sarah : the woman who saved Thanksgiving

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New York : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, c2002.
1st ed.
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1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 23 x 29 cm.
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From the author of Speak and Fever, 1793 , comes the never-before-told tale of Sarah Josepha Hale, the extraordinary "lady editor" who made Thanksgiving a national holiday! Thanksgiving might have started with a jubilant feast on Plymouth's shore. But by the 1800s America's observance was waning. None of the presidents nor Congress sought to revive the holiday. And so one invincible "lady editor" name Sarah Hale took it upon herself to rewrite the recipe for Thanksgiving as we know it today. This is an inspirational, historical, all-out boisterous tale about perseverance and belief: In 1863 Hale's thirty-five years of petitioning and orations got Abraham Lincoln thinking. He signed the Thanksgiving Proclamation that very year, declaring it a national holiday. This story is a tribute to Hale, her fellow campaigners, and to the amendable government that affords citizens the power to make the world a better place!
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Includes bibliographical references.
Relates how Sarah Hale, a magazine editor and author, persuaded President Lincoln to transform Thanksgiving Day into a national holiday.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Anderson, L. H., & Faulkner, M. (2002). Thank you, Sarah: the woman who saved Thanksgiving. New York: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers.

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Anderson, Laurie Halse and Matt, Faulkner. 2002. Thank You, Sarah: The Woman Who Saved Thanksgiving. New York: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers.

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Anderson, Laurie Halse and Matt, Faulkner, Thank You, Sarah: The Woman Who Saved Thanksgiving. New York: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 2002.

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Anderson, Laurie Halse., and Matt Faulkner. Thank You, Sarah: The Woman Who Saved Thanksgiving. New York: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 2002. Print.

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