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Valentine's Day

Here are some read-aloud books that feature love and Valentines.

On a cold, dark night perfect for scaring, Fran is making a valentine,
causing other members of Fright Club to howl and hiss over the idea of being in love.

Sam's friend Mary Ann helps him make a special valentine for Tiffany, but when Tiffany does not even notice it, 
Sam realizes who is really special. Includes facts about the history of Valentine's Day.

On Valentine's Day, Gilbert brings a tin of homemade cookies,and his original nice or nasty poems to school.

Dolores has agreed to stop "borrowing" things from her older sister Faye's dresser,but then she discovers a special Valentine's Day necklace there.

Cat does not want to send a Valentine to anyone, until some unexpected gifts from the dog next door make him change his mond.

Ruby's homemade valentines blow away while she is walking to school,but she figures out a way to give everyone a valentine anyway.

Illustrations and rhyming text present some of the different ways dinosaurs can express their love,
from cleaning up after making a mess to smiling sweetly instead of roaring.

Marylou and Herbie, two garden slugs, write love poems in slimeto one another but have trouble actually meeting.

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An anonymous valentine changes the life of the unsociable Mr. Hatch,turning him into a laughing friend who helps and appreciates all his neighbors.
Mrs. Bear plans a surprise Valentine's Day celebration for Mr. Bear despite their usual hibernating habits at that time of year.