By: Lisa Breininger
Kids (of all ages)! Come to Kutztown University’s Rohrbach Library to read your favorite Valentine’s Day books!
We have many children’s books for Valentine’s Day. Here are a few titles that your children (or your own inner child) might enjoy.
(Note: Books in the Dornish Collection are only available for in-house use. Please see someone at the Information Commons Desk for assistance.)
Be My Valentine, written by Rosemary Wells is a book about making and keeping friends, finding your voice, unique talents, fairness, all in Mrs. Jenkins’ classroom. Your children can explore with Yoko, Timothy, Doris, and Franks. There are giggles, bumps and more throughout the story which they will travel with. Mrs. Jenkins celebrates Valentine’s Day by having everybody make handmade valentines. Come join Yoko and his friends in the valentines day in Mrs. Jenkin’s classroom. You can find this book in the J. Robert and Alice R. Dornish Collection with the call number E Wells.
Love Bugs: a pop-up book, written by David A. Carter. This book is heart shape design that brings the feeling of Valentine’s Day. The pop-up features illustrations of kissing bugs, rose bugs, cupid bugs and candy bugs. The perfect little heart for little one. Come enjoy a pop-up with the bugs you love. You can find this book in the J. Robert and Alice R. Dornish Collection with the call number Pop-Up E Car Lov.
Amelia Bedelia’s First Valentine, written by Herman Parish is a book where Amelia is a little girl who is literal-minded just as she is in the books where she is older. She is excited that her school is having a party, sweet surprises, and cards. Will she be one who makes Valentine’s Day cards or be one who just signs them? Come enjoy this book to find out all that Amelia is being literal with for Valentines Day. You can find this book in the Library Science Collection with the call number E Parish.
The Valentine Bears, written by Eve Bunting is a book about a bear couple in hibernation, but Mrs. Bear want’s to plan a Valentine’s Day surprise for Mr. Bear. Come read to find if Mrs. Bear can surprise Mr. Bear or if Mr. Bear find out about it. This book is located in the J. Robert and Alice R. Dornish Collection with the call number Bun Val.
Roses are Pink, your Feet Really Stink, written by Diane deGroat. Gilbret has written two valentines that are not-nice to two of his classmates. Can he change their hearts in time? Come read this book to find out if Diane can change their hearts before it is too late. You can find this book located in the Library Science Collection with the call number E Degroa.
Don’t be My Valentine, written by Joan M. Lexau. It is a classroom mystery. When Sam is tired of a girl named Amy Lou, he sends her a mean valentine. But what happened? It was delivered to his teacher instead! With illustrations in color and the mystery behind this confusion how will this end? Come read it to find out. This book is located in the Library Science Collection with the call number E Lexau.
Arthur’s Valentine, written by Clyde Bulla. Arthur starts to get teased by his classmates when his guess is wrong about who his secret admirer is. This valentine message leads Arthur to trouble. Read the story to find out if Arthur finds his valentine. This book is located in the Library Science Collection with the call number E Brown.