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Valentine's Day Stories

Your 8- to 10-year-old will get into the Valentine's Day spirit with these fun series books. She may even learn a joke or two!
 
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Geronimo's Valentine
Series: Geronimo Stilton, Book #36
by Geronimo Stilton

Okay, I'll admit it: I'm a bit of a cheesy mouse from time to time. What can I say? I'm a romantic! That's why Valentine's Day is one of my favorite holidays.

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Cupid Doesn't Flip Hamburgers
by Marcia Thornton Jones , Debbie Dadey Illustrated by John Steven Gurney

There are some pretty weird grown-ups living in Bailey City. But could the new cook in the school cafeteria really be Cupid cooking up love potions for lunches?

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101 Valentine Jokes
by Pat Brigandi Illustrated by Don Orehek

Aspiring young comedians and their valentines will enjoy this collection of more than one hundred jokes with the theme of Valentine's Day.

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Junie B. Jones and the Mushy Gushy Valentime
Series: Junie B. Jones, Book #14
by Barbara Park Illustrated by Denise Brunkus

It's a mushy gushy mystery!

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Totally Crushed
Series: Candy Apple, Book #7
by Eliza Willard

Annabel is thrilled to find a red carnation at her locker on Valentines Day. But when it turns out to be from her best guy friend Sam, things get messy — fast. Soon Annabels perfect Valentines Day is turning into a perfect disaster.

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Roses Are Pink, Your Feet Really Stink
by Diane deGroat

Gilbert has 15 blank Valentine cards just waiting for him to fill with nice Valentine poems for his classmates. But how can he write a nice poem for the boy who tweaked his nose or the girl who made fun of his glasses?

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The Case of the Secret Valentine
Series: Jigsaw Jones Mystery, Book #3
by James Preller Illustrated by R.W. Alley

The whole second-grade class enjoys Valentine's Day as much as Halloween. Just before the big day, someone sends Jigsaw a secret valentine. Was it sent by someone in his class? Was it sent by someone who loves him? Jigsaw and Mila are able to piece clues together to figure out who his secret admirer is.

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The Valentine Star
by Patricia Reilly Giff Illustrated by Blanche Sims
Emily Arrow is excited about the prospect of making cards for Valentine's Day, but a fight with Sherri Dent puts a damper on her enthusiasm.
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