Duck for Turkey Day

Duck for Turkey Day

By Jacqueline Jules; Kathryn Mitter (Illustrator)

Albert Whitman & Company, Hardcover, 9780807517345, 32pp.

Publication Date: September 2009

s almost Thanksgiving, and Tuyet is excited about the holiday. There's just one problem: her Vietnamese American family is having duck for Thanksgiving dinner, not turkey. To her surprise, Tuyet enjoys her Thanksgiving dinner anyhow, and an even bigger surprise is waiting for her at school. Full color.

About the Author
Jacqueline Jules is the award-winning author of 25 children's books, including No English (2012 Forward National Literature Award), Zapato Power: Freddie Ramos Takes Off (2010 CYBILS Literary Award, Maryland Blue Crab Young Reader Honor Award, ALSC Great Early Elementary Reads), and Freddie Ramos Makes a Splash (named on 2013 List of Best Children's Books of the Year by Bank Street College Committee). When not reading, writing, or teaching, Jacqueline enjoys time with her family in Northern Virginia.

Mitter is the illustrator to two of Little Simon's glow in the dark Trick-or-treat books