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Irish Americans: Books For Kids

Looking for a list of the best children's books about Irish Americans?

As you can see, this list of kids books about Irish Americans is a work in progress! We’re currently exploring the best books available, and we’d love your input. If you have a title you’d suggest including on our list of kids books about Irish Americans, please share it with us!

We’ll be featuring a variety of titles on our list, from well known classics to popular bestsellers to lesser known titles that deserve a bigger audience. We’re also including books for a range of ages, from board books for babies and toddlers, to picture books for preschool and kindergarten age kids, to chapter books for early elementary age kids.

We’d love to hear any book suggestions you have—you can comment below or email us at [email protected].

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The St. Patrick's Day Shillelagh
Written by Janett Nolan & illustrated by Ben F. Stahl
picture book
Recommend Ages: 7-10
A family retells the story of the shillelagh that was whittled from a tree. During the Irish potato famine, Fergus and his family left for America. But first Fergus cut a branch from a blackthorn tree to take a piece of Ireland with him.

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