Help Children Appreciate a World of Holidays. All around the world, people celebrate holidays, like Thanksgiving, with special traditions and festivities. The Holiday Series focuses on children’s favorite holidays. Written specifically for emergent and early-fluency readers! Great for Reading First, Fluency, Vocabulary, Text Comprehension, and ESL/ELL! This reader focuses on the special meaning and traditions associated with Thanksgiving. Students will gain an understanding of why we give thanks for family, friends, and the traditional holiday feast.