For Saint Patrick’s Day reading, check out our website for titles with a connection to Ireland. For starters, take a look at these:
Ireland (Country Explorers series) by Madeline Donaldson (Lerner Publications, 2011). Learn more about the culture, people, and geography of Ireland.
Irish in America (In America series) by Margaret J. Goldstein (Lerner Publications, 2005). This title explores the history of Irish immigration to and culture in the United States.
Annie Quinn in America (Adventures in Time series) by Mical Schneider (Carolrhoda Books, 2001). This award-winning middle-grade historical novel tells the story of Annie and her brother Thomas, who flee the potato famine in Ireland to make a new home in the United States.
Fighting Words (Bareknuckle series) by A. S. Acheson (Darby Creek, 2014). This YA novel tells the story of Myles McReary, a teen in New York who is trying to save up enough money to bring his family to the United States from Ireland. And he’s doing it the only way he knows: through bareknuckle boxing.
Find more on our website, and enjoy!