March

1: National Pig Day – The Three Ninja Pigs written by Corey Rosen Schwartz; illustrated by Dan Santat

2: Dr. Seuss’s Birthday/Read Across America Day – The Sneetches and Other Stories by Dr. Seuss

3: World Wildlife Day – Actual Size by Steve Jenkins

4: Dentist’s Day – The Umbrella Queen written by Shirin Yim Bridges; illustrated by Taeeun Yoo

5: Expanding Girls’ Horizons in Science and Engineering Day – Look Up! Henrietta Leavitt, Pioneering Woman Astronomer written by Robert Burleigh; illustrated by Raúl Colón

6: Dentist’s Day – Just Going to the Dentist by Mercer Mayer

7: National Cereal Day – There’s a Lion in my Cornflakes written by Michelle Robinson; Illustrated by Jim Field

8: Unique Names Day – The Name Jar by Yangsook Choi

9: Women’s History Day – Who Says Women Can’t be Doctors? The Story of Elizabeth Blackwell by Tanya Lee Stone; illustrated by Marjorie Priceman

10: National Pack Your Lunch Day – Lunch Money and Other Poems About School by Carol Diggery Shields; illustrated by Paul Meise

11: Johnny Appleseed Day – Johnny Appleseed by Reeve Lindbergh; illustrated by Kathy Jakobsen

12: Plant a Flower Day – Miss Maple’s Seeds by Eliza Wheeler

13: National Earmuff Day – Earmuffs for Everyone, How Chester Greenwood Became Known as the Inventor of Earmuffs by Meghan McCarthy

14: National Pi Day – Bedtime Math: The Truth Comes Out by Laura Overdeck; Illustrated by Jim Paillot

15: National Shoe the World Day – Shoes by Elizabeth Winthrop; Illustrated by William Joyce

16: Freedom of Information Day – Gordon Parks: How the Photographer Captured Black and White America by Carole Boston Weatherford; Illustrated by Jamey Christoph

17: Absolutely Incredible Kid Day – The Incredible Book Eating Boy by Oliver Jeffers

18: World Sleep Day – I’ll See You in the Morning by Mike Jolley; Illustrated by Mique Moriuchi

19: National Poultry Day – Chicken Big by Keith Graves

20: International Day of Happiness – Double Happiness by Nancy Tupper Ling; Illustrated by Alina Chau

21: World Poetry Day – Nasty Bugs, Poems Selected by Lee Bennett Hopkins; Illustrated by Will Terry

22: Tuskegee Airmen Day – Wind Flyers by Angela Johnson; Illustrated by Loren Long

23: National Puppy Day – The Octopuppy by Martin McKenna

24: National Button Day – Pete the Cat and His Four Groovy Buttons by Eric Litwin; Created and Illustrated by James Dean

25: International Waffle Day – Lady Pancake and Sir French Toast by Josh Funk; Illustrated by Brendan Kearney

26: Noodle Day – Noodle Magic by Roseanne Greenfield Thong; Illustrated by Meilo So

27: Easter – When Spring Comes by Kevin Henkes; Illustrated by Laura Dronzek

28: Music in our Schools Day – Music Class Today by David Weinstone; Illustrated by Vin Vogel

29: Smoke and Mirrors Day – The King and the Magician by Jorge Bucay; Illustrated by Gusti

30: National Pencil Day – The Pencil by Allan Ahlberg; Illustrated by Bruce Ingman

31: Eiffel Tower Day – A Walk in Paris by Salvatore Rubbino