If you are looking for new St. Patrick's Day books to add to your read-aloud repertoire as you work with CAFE strategies, here are some for consideration.
A Fine St. Patrick's Day by Susan Wojciechowski
Two towns compete in an annual St. Patrick's Day decorating contest. Things get a little complicated when a funny little man with pointed ears comes into town. We love the message about being kind and helpful even when it is personally inconvenient.
Fiona's Luck by Teresa Bateman
This clever heroine may inspire children to use their own wits and brains to solve even the toughest of problems.
Leprechauns Never Lie by Lorna Balian
This story is about a leprechaun, a lazy girl, her grandmother, and the lesson they learn when trying to find gold.
Mary McLean and the St. Patrick's Day Parade by Steven Kroll
This tale blends history and folklore, offering insight into the life of an Irish immigrant in 1850s New York.
O'Sullivan Stew by Hudson Talbott
A shrewd girl named Kate O'Sullivan outwits a king and saves the day in this amusing story.
Tales from Old Ireland by Malachy Doyle, Niamh Sharkey, Maura O'ConnellThis is a collection of seven engaging Irish folktales with rich vocabulary to tune in to.
The Leprechaun's Gold by Pamela Duncan Edwards
Two musicians enter a contest to be deemed the best harpist in Ireland. A little suspense, a good moral lesson, and hidden shamrocks to find will make it an enjoyable read.