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CRRL Kids: Saint Patrick's Day

Crafts for St. Patrick's Day
Crafts for St. Patrick's Day By Ross, Kathy (Book - 1999 ) 394.262 Ro Available in some locations

Annotation:Twenty simple St. Patrick's Day crafts that kids can make using everyday materials. Clearly illustrated, step-by-step instructions result in great craft projects for beginners. Some of the crafts include a Candy Box Shamrock, a Leprechaun Face Mask, a Rainbow Bracelet, & a Pot of Gold Table Decoration.

A Fine St. Patrick's Day
A Fine St. Patrick's Day By Wojciechowski, Susan (Book - 2004 ) FICTION Woj Available in some locations

Annotation:Two towns, Tralee and Tralah, compete in an annual St. Patrick's Day decorating contest which Tralah boastfully always wins, but when their hearts are put to the test by a little man with pointed ears, Tralee wins with no effort at all.

Good Luck!
Good Luck! A St. Patrick's Day Story By Holub, Joan (Paperback - 2007 ) Available in some locations

Annotation:The Ant Hill kids are back, and this time they are performing in a St. Patrick's Day parade complete with shamrocks and bagpipes! When a high-spirited leprechaun chase leads them to the end of a rainbow, the ants find a delightful surprise!

It's St. Patrick's Day!
It's St. Patrick's Day! By Gomez, Rebecca (Paperback - 2004 ) Available in some locations

Annotation:"This Level 1 rhyming reader introduces young children to the St. Patrick's Day holiday, from dressing in green outfits to marching in a musical parade! It's St. Patrick's Day follows two children as they celebrate this joyous Irish holiday. Beautiful illustrations compliment easy-to-read rhyming text. From dressing in green outfits to dancing an Irish reel, from finding a four-leaf clover singing Irish songs and marching in a parade, everyone can be Irish on this special day!"

Jeremy Bean's St. Patrick's Day
Jeremy Bean's St. Patrick's Day By Schertle, Alice (Book - 1987 ) FICTION Sch Available in some locations

Annotation:Shy Jeremy Bean forgets, much as to his humiliation, to wear green to school for St. Patrick's Day.

Let's Celebrate St. Patrick's Day
Let's Celebrate St. Patrick's Day By Roop, Peter (Book - 2003 ) 394.262 Ro Available in some locations

Annotation:Examines the history, customs, and folklore of St. Patrick's Day. Includes a craft, a recipe, and jokes and riddles.

The Night Before St. Patrick's Day
The Night Before St. Patrick's Day By Wing, Natasha (Paperback - 2009 ) Available in some locations

Annotation:It’s the night before St. Patrick’s Day, and Tim and Maureen are wide awake setting traps to catch a leprechaun! When they wake the next morning to the sound of their dad playing the bagpipes and the smell of their mom cooking green eggs, they’re shocked to find that they’ve actually caught a leprechaun. But will they be able to find his pot of gold? Natasha Wing’s latest title is once again told in verse to the same meter of Clement Moore’s classic.

A Pot O' Gold
A Pot O' Gold A Treasury of Irish Stories, Poetry, Folklore, and (of Course) Blarney By Krull, Kathleen (Book - 2004 ) 820.8 Kr Available in some locations

Annotation:A collection of stories, folklore, poetry, and songs from Ireland.

Patrick
Patrick Patron Saint of Ireland By DePaola, Tomie (Book - 1992 ) 921 Patri Available in some locations
St. Patrick's Day
St. Patrick's Day By Aloian, Molly (Book - 2010 ) 394.262 Al Available in some locations

Annotation:On March 17th of each year, millions of people all over the world celebrate St. Patrick's Day. Taste the foods, hear the music, and dance the dances that make up his celebration. The history of this celebration will captivate children and teach them about Irish culture and traditions.

St. Patrick's Day
St. Patrick's Day By Goeller, Dorothy (Book - 2011 ) 394.262 Go Available in some locations

Annotation:Green here, green there. Everything seems to be green. Why so much green? Full-color photos and simple text uncover the reason why.

St. Patrick's Day Alphabet
St. Patrick's Day Alphabet By Vidrine, Beverly Barras (Book - 2001 ) FICTION Vid Available in some locations

Annotation:For each letter of the alphabet, presents and defines a word relating to Saint Patrick or to the holiday that celebrates him.

St. Patrick's Day Countdown
St. Patrick's Day Countdown By Yoon, Salina (Board Book - 2006 ) FICTION Yoo Available in some locations

Annotation:Count along with the forest friends in this shimmery board book! Five bright green holographic shamrock tabs and fun rhyming text make this a St. Patrick's Day treat!

St. Patrick's Day Crafts
St. Patrick's Day Crafts By Gnojewski, Carol (Book - 2004 ) 394.262 Gn Available in some locations

Annotation:"The parade is coming, and everywhere you look you see shamrocks and magical pots of gold. It is St. Patrick's Day, a holiday that is especially important to Irish people everywhere. In St. Patrick's Day Crafts, ten easy crafts are presented along with step-by-step directions, photographs, and traceable patterns. An introduction to the origins of the holiday is also included. So get ready to decorate your home and wear something green ... because on St. Patrick's Day, everyone can be Irish!"

St. Patrick's Day in the Morning
St. Patrick's Day in the Morning By Bunting, Eve (Book - 1980 ) FICTION Bun Available in some locations

Annotation:Jamie seeks a way to prove that he is not too young to march in the big St. Patrick's Day parade.

The St. Patrick's Day Shillelagh
The St. Patrick's Day Shillelagh By Nolan, Janet (Book - 2002 ) FICTION Nol Available in some locations

Annotation:A family retells the story of the shillelagh that was whittled from a tree. During the Irish potato famine, Fergus and his family left for America. But first Fergus cut a branch from a blackthorn tree to take a piece of Ireland with him.

Shannon and the World's Tallest Leprechaun
Shannon and the World's Tallest Leprechaun By Callahan, Sean (Book - 2008 ) FICTION Cal Available in some locations

Annotation:Shannon is a stepdancer with a broken shoe. How can she ever win the Saint Patrick's Day stepdancing contest? Enter Liam, the world's tallest leprechaun. A leprechaun grants wishes, right?

Shamrocks, Harps, and Shillelaghs
Shamrocks, Harps, and Shillelaghs The Story of the St. Patrick's Day Symbols By Barth, Edna (Book - 1977 ) 394.262 Ba Available in some locations
The Story of Saint Patrick
The Story of Saint Patrick By Janda, J. (Book - 1995 ) 921 Patri Available in some locations

Annotation:Learn about the man who lives in the hearts of all the Irish.

The Story of Saint Patrick's Day
The Story of Saint Patrick's Day By Pingry, Patricia A. (Board Book - 2001 ) FICTION Pin Available in some locations

Annotation:The story of Saint Patrick's life, his connection with Ireland, and how a special day is celebrated in his honor.

Mary McLean and the St. Patrick's Day Parade
Mary McLean and the St. Patrick's Day Parade By Kroll, Steven (Book - 1991 ) FICTION Kro Available in some locations

Annotation:When the family’s potato crop fails in Ireland, Mary’s family comes to America. Like many Irish immigrants they look forward to the St. Patrick’s Day celebrations. Mary wants to be a special part of the celebration and begins her search for a perfect shamrock in the city, in winter – impossible!

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Who was St. Patrick and why does he have a day named after him? How do we celebrate it? Some of these books will answer these questions and some will make you feel lucky to know the Irish in story and legend. And that’s no blarney!


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