Books for March 26 through March 31


Celebrate this week’s holidays with these fantastic books and fun activities!


March 26


National Umbrella Month

The Umbrella Queen, written by Shirin Yim Bridges | illustrated by Taeeun Yoo

The Green Umbrella, written by Jackie Azúa Kramer | illustrated by Maral Sassouni 

The Big Umbrella, by Amy June Bates and Juniper Bates


National Optimism Month

Sammy in the Spring, by Anita Bijsterbosch 

March 27


Quirky Country Song Titles Day

Talkin’ Guitar, by Robin Gourley


National Joe Day

Groovy Joe: Dance Party Countdown, written by Eric Litwin | illustrated by Tom Lichtenheld

March 28


National Women’s History Month

These are only a few of the books about Women’s History and Women in History on my site. Explore to find more!

Fearless Flyer, written by Heather Lang | illustrated by Raúl Colón

Kate Warne: Pinkerton Detective, written by Marissa Moss | illustrated by April Chu

Hidden Figures, written by Margo Lee Shetterly | illustrated by Laura Freeman 

Maya Lin: Artist-Architect of Light and Lines, written by Jeanne Walker Harvey | illustrated by Dow Phumiruk

Shaking Things Up: 14 Young Woman Who Changed the World, written by Susan Hood | illustrated by 13 women illustrators 

National Little Red Wagon Day

Red Wagon by Renata Liwska


March 29


Niagara Falls Runs Dry Day

Queen of the Falls, by Chris Van Allsburg


Smoke and Mirrors Day

The King and the Magician, written by Jorge Bucay | illustrated by Gusti

Whoops!, written by Suzi Moore | illustrated by Russell Ayto


Vietnam War Veterans Day

Maya Lin: Artist-Architect of Light and Lines, written by Jeanne Walker Harvey | illustrated by Dow Phumiruk

March 30


Music in Our Schools Month

Bears in a Band, written by Shirley Parenteau | illustrated by David M. Walker (preschool/kindergarten)

Hana Yashimoto, Sixth Violin, written by Chieri Uegaki | illustrated by Qin Leng

Music Class Today!, written by David Weinstone | illustrated by Vin Vogel


National Doctors Day

Who Says Women Can’t Be Doctors:The Story of Elizabeth Blackwell, written by Tanya Lee Stone | illustrated by Marjorie Priceman


Pencil Day

Little Red Writing, written by Joan Holub | illustrated by Melissa Sweet

The Pencil, written by Allan Ahlberg | illustrated by Bruce Ingman

March 31


Eiffel Tower Day

Antoinette, written by Kelly Dipucchio | illustrated by Christian Robinson

A Walk in Paris, by Salvatore Rubbino

Painting Pepette, written by Linda Ravin Lodding | illustrated by Claire Fletcher