A Touch of Green

When March returns and the greening begins again -- the grass, the trees, and, of course, the shamrocks -- it's time to enjoy books that teach spring traditions, including the fun and meaning of St. Patrick's Day. Here are a few favorites for the young readers you know.

 "St. Patrick's Day in the Morning" by Eve Bunting

 "Fine St. Patrick's Day" by Susan Wojciechowski

 "St. Patrick's Day" by Gail Gibbons

 "Fin M'Coul the Giant of Knockmany Hill" by Tomie dePaola

 "Luck of the Irish" by Margaret McNamara

 "Hooray for St. Patrick's Day!" by Joan Holub

 "Leprechaun's Gold" by Pamela Duncan Edwards