Monday, March 3, 2014

Feasts & Seasons :: Our March Book Basket

At the beginning of each month I fill a basket with books featuring the the various saints whose feast days will be celebrated during the month and place it in the living room. Throughout the month I will find the children curled up on the couch reading books they have chosen from the basket, either on their own or to their younger siblings.  I also choose books from the basket for some of our afternoon family read-alouds. Our collection started very small and we have continued adding additional books over the years which we have either purchased or have been given as gifts. Some are picture books, some are chapter books, and some are collections of saint stories. This post is a work in progress and I will continue adding links as I sort through our collection.

This list just includes our Saint Books for March.  You can find most of our Lent and Easter Picture Books here and a few more here

March 1st, St. David of Wales (Hist.):

March 3rd, St. Katherine Drexel (New):

March 5th, St. Ciarán (Hist.)

March 6th, St. Colette:

March 7th, Sts. Perpetua & Felicity (New) (Trad –March 6th):

March 7th, St. Thomas Aquinas (Trad.) (New – Jan. 28th):

March 8th, St. John of God (New, Trad.):

March 8th, St. Senan:

March 9th, St. Frances of Rome (New, Trad.):

March 9th, St. Dominic Savio (Hist.):

Saints for Boys: A First Book for Little Catholic Boys

March 10th, St. Macarius (Hist.):

March 12th, St. Gregory the Great (Trad.) (New – Sept. 3rd):

March 14th, St. Matilda (St. Maud) (Hist.):

March 15th, St. Longinus (Hist.):

March 15th, St. Louise de Marillac (Hist.):

March 17th, St. Patrick (New, Trad.):

March 17th, St. Joseph of Arimathea (Hist.):

March 19th, St. Joseph (New. Trad.):

March 20th, St. Cuthbert:

March 21st, St. Benedict (New) (Trad. – July 11th):

March 24th, St. Gabriel, Archangels (Trad.) (New – Sep. 29th):

March 25th, The Annunciation (New, Trad.):

Tapestries: Stories of Women in the Bible (Note: Tore out one of the pages in this book.) 

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