Here you'll find children's books and/or articles related to starting School / changing schools/grades, Banned Books Week: Celebrating the Freedom to Read, Library Card Sign-up Month, September 11, 2001, Grandparents' Day, the start of National Hispanic Heritage Month, Constitution Week, the beginning of Autumn / Fall, National Punctuation Day, and the birthdays of Paul Fleischman, Jack Prelutsky, Jon Scieszka, Roald Dahl, Robert McCloskey and Tomie DePaola, among others.
Here you'll find children's books related to National Adoption Month, National Alzheimer's Disease Month, National American Indian Heritage Month, The Day of the Dead, Election Day, Veterans Day, America Recycles Day and Thanksgiving Day, plus the birthdays of Astrid Lindgren, P.D. Eastman, Ed Young and C.S. Lewis.
This month's calendar includes children's books for African American History Month / Black History Month, Library Lovers’ Month, Chinese New Year / Lunar New Year, the anniversary of the Greensboro Sit-ins, Groundhog Day, Valentine’s Day, the announcement of major children's book awards, and the birthdays of Poet Langston Hughes, Laura Ingalls Wilder, Barbara Jossee and Wilhelm Carl Grimm.
The major children's book-related event in March is Dr. Seuss's birthday celebration. Other holidays and events for which I recommend children's books include: Women's History Month, Irish-American Heritage Month, National Craft Month, National Grammar Day, St. Patrick's Day, the first day of spring, as well as the birthdays of Mem Fox, Chris Raschka, Ezra Jack Keats, Lois Lowry, Louis Sachar and Randolph Caldecott.
April is filled with holidays and events for which I recommend children's books, including Autism Awareness Month, National Poetry Month, Passover, April Fool's Day, International Children’s Book Day, Easter, Passover, National Library Week, Earth Day, Children’s Day / Book Day - El dia de los niños / El da de los libros, and the birthdays of Hans Christian Andersen and Coretta Scott King.
May is a busy month as we celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, Screen-Free Week, Latino Books Month, National Egg Month, Mother Goose Day, Mother's Day, Children’s Book Week, National Transportation Week, Memorial Day and National Tap Dance Day, as well as the birthdays of L. Frank Baum, Margret Rey and Amelia Jenks Bloomer.