Holidays

Earth Day

By Trudi Strain Trueit

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A simple introduction to the traditions and festivities of Earth Day
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It's Earth Day

By Mercer Mayer

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"Little Critter is on a mission! After watching a film about climate changes at school, Little Critter decides to do his part to slow down global warming. With the help of his family and friends, Little Critter begins to reduce, reuse, and recycle. Together they learn about the importance of not wasting water or energy. Join Little Critter as he plants a tree, makes a climate control machine, and helps the polar bears."
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Earth Day

By Molly Aloian

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"Plant a tree and walk to work--it's Earth Day! An annual celebration of awareness, Earth Day is designed to encourage people to take part in the preservation of their environment. Come inside Earth Day to learn the history of the event, the celebrations, and how you can get involved."
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Earth Day

By Margaret McNamara

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When Mrs. Connor assigns a project to help her class celebrate Earth Day, Emma doesn't think she can make a difference. But with a little help from her father, Emma realizes there are lots of ways that she and her friends can keep the Earth healthy.

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Let's Celebrate St. Patrick's Day

By Peter and Connie Roop

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

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St. Patrick's Day Crafts

By Carol Gnojewski

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"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!"
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It's St. Patrick's Day!

By Rebecca Gomez

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"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!"
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St. Patrick's Day

By Dorothy Rhodes Freeman

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St. Patrick's Day -- Fact or fiction? -- Growing up in Britain -- Kidnapped! -- Patrick saves the crew -- Return to Ireland -- Patrick, the saint -- Famous legends -- St. Patrick's Day celebrations -- St. Patrick's Day in a school -- Special symbols.
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St. Patrick's Day

By Dorothy Goeller

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Green here, green there. Everything seems to be green. Why so much green? Full-color photos and simple text uncover the reason why.
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St. Patrick's Day

By Molly Aloian

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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.
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