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Age 4-8
Grade 1-2

Jack Reader

The Story Behind St. Patrick's Day

Paperback (PowerKids Press July 15, 2019) , 1 edition
Many people think St. Patrick's Day is all about shamrocks, leprechauns, and green clothing, but there's actually a lot of history behind this popular holiday. This book is packed with fun facts about the origins of St. Patrick's Day. St. Patrick, for example, wasn't even Irish! Readers will learn about past and present traditions surrounding this day of celebration. Today, many cities hold parades, and some local rivers are even dyed green. Each spread features colorful images that encourage readers to make connections with the text. This book will help students appreciate the history of St. Patrick's Day as well as its festivities.
Series
Holiday Histories
ISBN
1725300605 / 9781725300606
Pages
24
Weight
2.9 oz.
Dimensions
8.2 x 0.2 in.

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