Other Holidays & Feasts


The Easter Story by Brian Wildsmith

The Miracles of Jesus by Tomie dePaola

The Tale of Three Trees by Angela Elwell Hunt

St. Patrick’s Day: March 17

Patrick: Patron Saint of Ireland by Tomie dePaola

Independence Day: July 4

America the Beautiful by Katherine Lee Bates, illustrated by Wendell Minor


The Boy Who Fell Off the Mayflower, or John Howland’s Good Fortune by P.J. Lynch

If You Sailed on the Mayflower in 1620 by Ann McGovern

N.C. Wyeth’s Pilgrims by Robert San Souci, illustrated by N.C. Wyeth

An Old-Fashioned Thanksgiving by Louisa May Alcott, illustrated by Holly Johnson

On the Mayflower by Kate Waters, also Samuel Eaton’s Day, Sarah Morton’s Day, and Tapenum’s Day

Squanto’s Journey: The Story of the First Thanksgiving by Joseph Bruchac

The Very First Thanksgiving Day by Rhonda Gowler Greene
*The flow of the text in this book is slightly awkward, but the paintings are magnificent.

St. Nicholas Day: December 6

The Bakers Dozen: A Saint Nicholas Tale by Aaron Shepard

Our Lady of Guadalupe: December 12

The Lady of Guadalupe by Tomie dePaola

St. Lucy’s Day: December 13

Lucia: Saint of Light by Katherine Bolger Hyde

Epiphany: January 6

Baboushka and the Three Kings by Ruth Robbins, illustrated by Nicholas Sidjakov

The Story of the Three Wise Kings by Tomie DePaola

We Three Kings by Gennady Spirin

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