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If your kids love reading holiday-themed books, you’ve got to check out this list of St Patricks Day chapter books. They’re great for independent reading and read-alouds!
St. Patrick’s Day is just around the corner. There are tons of picture books to read for the holiday, but I wanted to find some chapter books that more advanced readers would enjoy.
St. Patrick’s Day Chapter Books
Fill your book basket with a great collection of St Patricks Day chapter books. Most of these books can be found at your local library or used bookstore. If you have a hard time finding them, you can order them on Amazon by clicking the images below.
Leprechauns Don’t Play Basketball – Melody is certain that her new basketball coach, Mr. O’Grady, is a leprechaun, and soon she and the other children are keeping an eye on him and observing his growing relationship with third grade teacher Mrs. Jeepers.
Leprechaun in Late Winter – Jack and Annie are on a mission to find (and inspire!) creative people. This time, Jack and Annie meet an Irish girl and go on a magical adventure that changes the girl’s life—she grows up to be Lady Gregory, who helped bring back the Irish legends, started a theater, and helped the Irish people regain both their heritage and their pride.
Leprechauns and Irish Folklore – When Jack and Annie got back from their adventure in Magic Tree House Merlin Mission #15: Leprechaun in Late Winter, they had lots of questions. What are leprechauns? How do we know many of the old Irish stories? How do fairies spend their time? Who speaks the Irish language? Find out the answers to these questions and more as Jack and Annie track the facts.
March Mischief – It’s St. Patrick’s Day in Green Lawn. Bradley, Brian, Nate, and Lucy dress up a leprechaun statue for the town’s yearly contest. They leave it out on the porch overnight, but the next morning, it’s missing! And theirs isn’t the only one. All over town, leprechauns are disappearing. Who is behind the mischief? It will take four kids and the luck of the Irish to find out.
Lindsey the Luck Fairy – St. Patrick’s Day is full of magic, and Lindsay the Luck Fairy is the one who keeps it that way! But when Jack Frost’s goblins steal her special lucky charms, Lindsay’s luck runs out. Now everyone, everywhere will have a horribly unlucky St. Patrick’s Day!
Serenity for St. Patrick’s Day – With just weeks before the St. Patrick’s Day celebrations in Savannah Georgia, Camille, Gretchen, Jeremy and Ethan are encountering more adventure and excitement than they were anticipating. This St. Patrick’s Day is going to be one that will test their friendships, test their gifts and hope that they are all strong enough to survive a threat they have never encountered before!
Leprechauns Don’t Play Fetch – There are some pretty weird grown-ups in Bailey City, but is the owner of the new pet store really a Leprechaun? And is he using the Blarney Stone to take over the town? The Bailey School Kids are going to find out!
Green Gravy – Carly Hunter is proud to be chosen “Student of the Week.” She even gets to make a special wish–just in time for St. Patrick’s Day. Carly decides her classmates must wear green because she’s Irish. And she wants everyone to eat only green foods, too, during lunch.But Jimmy, her adopted Korean brother, doesn’t want to join the silly custom. He thinks green foods are yucky.Who will win this brother-sister tug-of-war?
St. Patrick’s Day from the Black Lagoon – Go Green! It’s St. Patrick’s Day and Hubie needs to find something green to wear for the big class parade. Leprechauns, four-leaf clovers, pickles – how can he possibly make a decision with all these great options? He better decide quickly, because there’s a rainbow out and everyone is looking for the pot of gold at the end of it.
Rosco the Rascal and the St. Patrick’s Day Parade – While Rosco is usually the troublemaker in the series, this time it’s not Rosco who’s been making mischief, it’s the leprechauns. When Rosco’s buddy, Sparks the pug, goes missing, Rosco and the kids set out to find him, embarking on real-life adventures through the St. Patrick’s Day Parade.
ROUND OUT YOUR UNIT WITH THESE ACTIVITIES:
This St. Patrick’s Day Leprechaun peg doll and pot of gold set is perfect for imaginative play and storytelling.
Top of the mornin’ to you! Your lucky leprechaun will be eager to jump in and explore with this kit. Packed with everything you could imagine to celebrate this fun holiday, the St. Patrick’s Day sensory kit is sure to provide hours of creativity. Great for encouraging sharing and cooperative play!