Mark's class is putting on a Thanksgiving play, and Mark is going to be the turkey! He is very excited -- until his big brother, Tim, tells him what the turkey's real role in the first Thanksgiving dinner was. If Mark can't find a way to get out of being the turkey, he could be a dead duck! Author Michele Sobel Spirn and illustrator Joy Allen cook up a hilarious holiday feast for beginning readers.
Mark does not want to play the turkey in the second grade Thanksgiving play, but then he ends up saving the day.