St. Patrick’s Day is usually known for the wearing of the green, shamrocks, leprechauns, and green beverages. But as you celebrate this year, consider reading a few books about Irish history, culture, and humor – kid-friendly, of course! Here are some suggestions, but feel free to share your own.
St. Patrick and the Three Brave Mice by Joyce Stengel and Herb Leonhard
Too Many Leprechauns: Or How That Pot o’ Gold Got to the End of the Rainbow by Stephen Krensky and Dan Andreasen
The Leprechaun’s Gold by Pamela Duncan Edwards and Henry Cole
Jamie O’Rourke and the Big Potato by Tomie dePaola
That’s What Leprechauns Do by Eve Bunting and Emily Arnold McCully
There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Clover! by Lucille Colandro and Jared D. Lee
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Although we at KidCulture think that any month – and every month – is a good time to learn about other people and cultures, we’re happy to celebrate Black History Month with a list of some books you can share with kids to give them a better appreciation for the history, culture, and talents of the diverse group of people we honor this month.
Sit-In: How Four Friends Stood Up By Sitting Down by Andrea Davis Pinkney
Freedom Song: The Story of Henry “Box” Brown by Sally Walker
What Color is My World? The Lost History of African-American Inventors by Kareem Abdul Jabbar
We Are the Ship: The Story of the Negro Baseball League by Kadir Nelson
It’s finally here!
Whether you’ve had your costume ready for months or are still scrambling to put something together, the big day has arrived.
Hopefully, you and your family will have a safe and happy Halloween.
While you’re digesting your Halloween candy, you might like to read some past KidCulture posts about Halloween.
From learning about the cultural origins of Halloween where it is celebrated around the world to learning about some Halloween-themed kids’ books you might like to read, there’s still plenty to learn about the holiday.
Halloween Celebrations Around the World
Halloween Book List
Most Popular Candies Around the World
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