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Saint Patrick's Day

Murray, Julie, 1969- author.
J 394.262 MUR
Saint Patrick's Day celebrates the Feast Day of Saint Patrick who is the patron saint of Ireland. It also celebrates Irish culture. Readers will learn that people celebrate with big parades and festivals with Irish traditional music and green clothing.

Murray, Julie, 1969- author.
J SP 394.262 MUR
El día de San Patricio, se celebra la cultura irlandesa.

Nolan, Janet.
On his way from Ireland to America to escape the potato famine, young Fergus carves a shillelagh from his favorite blackthorn tree, and each St. Patrick's Day for generations, his story is retold by one of his descendants.

Wojciechowski, Susan.
Summary: 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.

Bunting, Eve, 1928-
Jamie seeks a way to prove he is not too young to march in the big St. Patrick's Day parade.

Dean, James, 1957- author, illustrator.
When Pete the Cat opens a leprechaun catching business on St. Patrick's Day, his efforts are complicated by Clover, a leprechaun who's full of tricks.

Gibbons, Gail.
J 394.262 GIB

Bateman, Teresa.
Brian the leprechaun enjoys his solitary life until a human builds a stone cottage above Brian's underground home.

Osborne, Mary Pope.
J 398.209415 OSB
Join Jack and Annie as they research leprechauns and Irish folklore and find out the facts behind the fiction.

Balian, Lorna.
Summary: Gram is ailing and Ninny Nanny, too lazy to care for their simple needs, says she'll catch a leprechaun to discover his hidden gold. Gram thinks it won't work--but does it?

Krensky, Stephen.
Finn O'Finnegan returns home after a year in Dublin and when he finds his village taken over by leprechauns, he must devise a way to get them to leave without making them angry.

Bunting, Eve, 1928-
When leprechauns Ari, Boo, and Col need to place the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow, they cannot help getting into mischief along the way.

Krull, Kathleen.
J 820.8094 KRU
A collection of stories, folklore, poetry, and songs from Ireland.

Climo, Shirley.
J 398.2 CLI
Becan, a poor boy belittled by his stepmother and stepsisters, rescues a princess in distress after meeting a magical bull.

Leavy, Una.
J 398.2 LEA
Collection of ten traditional Irish stories including "The Magic Shoes," "The Children of Lir," and "The Pot of Gold."

Hodges, Margaret, 1911-2005.
J 398.2 HOD
When a poor Irish peddler follows the instructions given to him by Saint Patrick in a dream, his life is greatly changed. Includes background on Saint Patrick and on the origin of the story.

Bunting, Eve, 1928-
J 398.2 BUN
Irish giant Finn McCool is told that in order to become wise he much catch and eat the salmon that possesses knowledge, but Finn finds that he cannot bring himself to kill the miraculous fish.

Tompert, Ann.
A picture book biography of the patron saint of Ireland.

DePaola, Tomie, 1934-
J 270.2092 DEP
Relates the life and legends of Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland.