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CRRL Kids: Valentine's Day

23 Ways To Mess Up Valentine's Day
23 Ways To Mess Up Valentine's Day By Wesley, Valerie Wilson (Paperback - 2005 ) Available in some locations

Annotation:"It's back-to-school time, and Willimena will be in a new class with new kids and a new teacher. Her know-it-all big sister Tina advised Willimena to just smile and be nice. But when the class bully "mean Irene" jumps in Willimena's face, what can she do?" Book 5 of the Willimena Rules series.

All-new Crafts for Valentine's Day
All-new Crafts for Valentine's Day By Ross, Kathy (Book - 2002 ) 394.26 Ro Available in some locations

Annotation:Provides instructions for creating a variety of Valentine's Day crafts, including cards, bookmarks, bracelets, Valentine holders, magnets, and more.

Be My Valentine, Charlie Brown
Be My Valentine, Charlie Brown (DVD - 2008 ) 7.9145 Be Available in some locations

Annotation:"The good times begin with a certain big-nosed beagle playing Cupid and does not stop until Charlie Brown opens his mailbox one last, eager time. Homemade Valentine's, class parties, the tug of romance and the allure of chocolate set the mood for these school children."

Dumpy's Valentine
Dumpy's Valentine By Edwards, Julie (Book - 2006 ) FICTION Edw Available in some locations

Annotation:Dumpy the Dump Truck delivers valentines when the mail truck breaks down on Valentine's Day.

Four Stupid Cupids
Four Stupid Cupids By Maguire, Gregory (Book - 2000 ) FICTION Mag Available in some locations

Annotation:The students' scheme to find a love match for their beloved teacher on Valentine's Day turns into a comedy of errors when four stupid cupids from Ancient Greece try to help.

Froggy's First Kiss
Froggy's First Kiss By London, Jonathan (Book Plus CD - 2000 ) FICTION Lon Available in some locations

Annotation:As Valentine's Day approaches, Froggy thinks that he is falling in love with the new girl in class, but his feelings change when she gives him their first kiss.

Happy Valentine's Day!
Happy Valentine's Day! By Barkin, Carol (Book - 1988 ) 394.2 Ba All copies in use Availability details

Annotation:Presents a short history of Valentine's Day and includes recipes for appropriate foods and deserts and instructions for making Valentines and other decorations.

Hearts & Crafts
Hearts & Crafts By Brownrigg, Sheri (Book - 1996 ) 745.5 Br Available in some locations

Annotation:Lavender wands, Trinker Bows, and Red Hot Cinnamon Tea are just a few of the crafts and recipes presented here.

Hearts, Cupids, and Red Roses
Hearts, Cupids, and Red Roses The Story of the Valentine Symbols By Barth, Edna (Book - 1974 ) All copies in use Availability details

Annotation:The history of Valentine's Day and the little-known stories behind its symbols.

I Spy I Love You
I Spy I Love You By Marzollo, Jean (Book - 2009 ) FICTION Mar All copies in use Availability details

Annotation:Simple riddles are paired with ten Valentine's Day-themed photographs, and encourages the reader to locate candy, hearts, and more within the crowded images.

Lilly's Chocolate Heart
Lilly's Chocolate Heart By Henkes, Kevin (Board Book - 2004 ) FICTION Hen Available in some locations

Annotation:Lilly loves her chocolate heart so much, she might never eat it - or will she?

Little Bear's Valentine
Little Bear's Valentine By Minarik, Else Holmelund (Book - 2003 ) FICTION Min Available in some locations

Annotation:Little Bear looks forward to giving his mother a valentine and to figuring out who the secret admirer is who sent him one.

Little Mouse's Big Valentine
Little Mouse's Big Valentine By Hurd, Thacher (Book - 1990 ) FICTION Hur Available in some locations

Annotation:After several unsuccessful attempts to give his special valentine to someone, Little Mouse finally finds just the right recipient.

The Malted Falcon
The Malted Falcon From the Tattered Casebook of Chet Gecko, Private Eye By Hale, Bruce (Book - 2003 ) FICTION Hal Available in some locations

Annotation:Chet Gecko and his partner Natalie Attired try to find a missing valentine and the winning ticket to a fantastic dessert.

My Very Own Valentine's Day
My Very Own Valentine's Day A Book of Cooking and Crafts By West, Robin (Book - 1993 ) 394.2 We Available in some locations

Annotation:Includes recipes and craft ideas for Valentine's Day celebrations and information about the holiday.

Nate the Great and the Mushy Valentine
Nate the Great and the Mushy Valentine By Sharmat, Marjorie Weinman (Book - 1994 ) FICTION Sha Available in some locations

Annotation:Nate the Great investigates two cases that may be connected, involving a missing valentine and a valentine that came from nowhere.

One Heart
One Heart [a Valentine Counting Book] By Cocca-Leffler, Maryann (Book - 2009 ) FICTION Coc Available in some locations

Annotation:It's finally Valentine’s Day, and a kindergartner is eager to hand out the special valentines she’s made. Count along from 1 to 10 as she gives out hearts to everyone she loves.

Rhyme Time Valentine
Rhyme Time Valentine By Poydar, Nancy (Book - 2003 ) FICTION Poy Available in some locations

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

Ruby Valentine Saves the Day
Ruby Valentine Saves the Day By Friedman, Laurie B. (Book - 2010 ) FICTION Fri Available in some locations

Annotation:Ruby invites everyone to a grand Valentine's Day party at her mountaintop home, but when a blizzard keeps her guests away, she decides to take the carefully planned party into town.

Saint Valentine
Saint Valentine By Sabuda, Robert (Book - 1999 ) 921 Valen Available in some locations

Annotation:Recounts an incident in the life of St. Valentine, a physician who lived some 200 years after Christ, in which he treated a small child for blindness.

Soup in Love
Soup in Love By Peck, Robert Newton (Book - 1992 ) FICTION Pec Available in some locations

Annotation:As Valentine's Day approaches their Vermont town of Learning, Soup and Rob experience several forms of love.

The Story of Valentine's Day
The Story of Valentine's Day By Bulla, Clyde Robert (Book - 1999 ) 394.261 Bu Available in some locations

Annotation:Relates the history and describes the customs of this holiday from it's beginning in Roman times to the present. Includes directions for making a paper valentine and sugar cookies. Relates the history and describes the customs of this holiday from its beginning in Roman times to the present. Includes directions for making a paper valentine and sugar cookies.

A String of Hearts
A String of Hearts By Elliott, Laura (Book - 2010 ) FICTION Ell Available in some locations

Annotation: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.

Sweet and Sunny
Sweet and Sunny By Paratore, Coleen (Book - 2010 ) FICTION Par Available in some locations

Annotation:Despite facing a host of problems, old and new, optimistic third-grader Sunny continues her quest to create a national Kid's Day and improve other holidays, especially the upcoming Valentine's Day, while bringing joy to those around her.

The Valentine Bears
The Valentine Bears By Bunting, Eve (Book - 1983 ) FICTION Bun Available in some locations

Annotation:Mrs. Bear plans a surprise Valentine's Day celebration for Mr. Bear despite their usual hibernating habits at that time of year.

Valentine Hearts
Valentine Hearts Holiday Poetry (Book - 2005 ) 811 Va Available in some locations

Annotation:"From heart-shaped sandwiches to hidden love notes, there's a valentine here for everyone!"

Valentine's Day
Valentine's Day By Goeller, Dorothy (Book - 2011 ) 394.261 Go Available in some locations

Annotation:Beginning readers find out how many hearts are just enough for a Valentine's Day card.

Valentine's Day
Valentine's Day By Miller, Reagan (Book - 2010 ) 394.2618 Mi Available in some locations

Annotation:Every February 14th, people celebrate love and friendship by exchanging cards, flowers, and gifts, all in the name of Saint Valentine. But who is this mysterious saint and why do we celebrate this holiday? Young readers will discover the meanings behind Valentine's Day symbols such as hearts, red roses, and cupid. Readers will also learn how people around the world celebrate this holiday.

Valentine's Day Is
Valentine's Day Is By Gibbons, Gail (Book - 2005 ) 394.2618 Gi Available in some locations

Annotation:The history of the holiday and all its fun festivities are presented in this easy-to-read tale filled with Valentine cards, candy hearts, flowers, and full-color illustrations.

Valentine's Day Disaster
Valentine's Day Disaster By Stilton, Gerónimo (Paperback - 2006 ) Available in some locations

Annotation:"It was Valentine's Day in New Mouse City, and I couldn't wait to celebrate! I had sent valentine cards to all my friends and family members. But when I opened my mailbox on the morning of February 14th, it was empty! Had everyone forgotten about me? Was I destined to spend Valentine's Day alone in my mousehole, sobbing, with only my pet fish to console me? It was starting to look like a true Valentine's Day disaster!"

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