If you're looking for a traditional tale for the little ones, check out the board book, Peter Cottontail. Or read Winnie the Pooh's Easter, by Bruce Talkington. Pooh discovers a huge egg decorated with polka-dots, and Rabbit thinks it can talk. But none of Pooh's friends can make it talk. Finally it's cracked open for an Easter surprise.
On April 19th, people in Boston celebrate Patriot's Day to commemorate the Battle of Lexington and Concord in 1775. Patriot's Day also honors Paul Revere's midnight ride. There are some great books for young history buffs.
George, the Drummer Boy, by Nathanial Benchley, tells the story of the battle at Lexington and Concord as seen through the eyes of George, a British drummer boy. The text is simple enough for young readers to enjoy.
Older readers might enjoy Lexington, Concord and Bunker Hill, by Francis Russell. This is an account of the early events of the American Revolution through the evacuation of Boston in 1776.