Turkey Day Might Not Be What You Think
December 1, 2021
November 23 was designated Tomi Turkey Day at Meadowlark Elementary School. Tomi and her emotional support hen, a Lavender Orpington named Tootsie, were in the school gymnasium on Tuesday helping Librarian Kelsey Harry read 'Twas the Night Before Thanksgiving by Dav Pilkey. The story time event not only intended to celebrate the approaching holiday but to honor National Picture Book Month.
The book read on Tuesday in twenty-minute time slots to each elementary group is an imitation of the famous winter holiday poem by Clement Moore, "'Twas the Night Before Christmas." In his version, Pilke...