Saturday, April 12, 2014

Holy Week and Easter Book List

For each liturgical season and holiday I love to gather picture books to read with my kids. My poor librarians never get a break. Here is the pile I've collected for Holy Week and Easter, although more are on the way!

After our nightly prayer time during Advent the kids unwrap an Advent/Christmas book for their bedtime story. Even although they don't get to keep the book, as it is from the library, there is something about unwrapping it that makes the story more special. I decided last year to start wrapping up Lent and Easter books as well for after our nightly Lenten prayer time.

The purple books are for Holy Week and the gold books are for the Easter Octave.

Here is the list of books we are using for this year!

Holy Monday - Easter in the Garden
Holy Tuesday - Petook
Holy Wednesday -  The Story of the Easter Robin
Holy Thursday - Through the Eyes of John
Good Friday - The Three Trees
Holy Saturday -  Easter Eggs for Anya
Easter Sunday - The Easter Story
Easter Monday - Happy Easter Day
Easter Tuesday - Chicken Sunday
Easter Wednesday - Rechenka's Eggs
Easter Thursday - The Easter Cave
Easter Friday - The Story of Easter
Easter Saturday - The Birds' Gift
Divine Mercy Sunday - The Parable of the Lily

What are your favorite Lent or Easter books?

Check out these posts for more of my liturgical ideas!
Ideas for Lent
Ideas for Holy Week
Ideas for Easter Season

Be saints, it's worth it!


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