Celebrating Valentine's Day

Celebrating Holidays
  • Interest Level: Kindergarten - Grade 3
  • Reading Level: Grade 2

Valentine's Day is a time for lacy red hearts, tasty chocolates, and letting your loved ones know how much you care. This title reveals the origin of our February 14 traditions, as well as how these pastimes have evolved over the years. Text includes a kid-friendly recipe and activity that are sure to make any young reader anxious to celebrate. Additional features to aid comprehension include activities and poetry, informative sidebars, a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, sources for further research, an index, and an introduction to the author and illustrator.

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Interest Level Kindergarten - Grade 3
Reading Level Grade 2
Genre Nonfiction
Category Social Studies
Copyright 2022
Publisher The Child's World, Inc.
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2021-08-01
BISACS JNF026090, JNF026080, JNF026000
Dewey 394.2618
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 9.5 x 8
Lexile 570
Guided Reading Level N
Features Activities for further learning, Author/Illustrator biography, Educational front/back matter, Glossary of key words, Index, Informative sidebars, Phonetics, Photo captions, Reviewed, Sources for further research, Suggested websites, and Table of contents
Online Resources

  • Happy Valentine’s Day!
  • Aiming for the Heart
  • Choosing Sweethearts
  • Who Was Saint Valentine?
  • A Holiday for Love
  • Who Will Be My Valentine?
  • Symbols of Love
  • Celebrating Love and Friendship
  • Poetry Corner
  • Joining in the Spirit of Valentine’s Day
  • Making Queen of Hearts Tarts
  • Making a Valentine Card Scrapbook
  • Glossary
  • Learn More
  • Index
Author: Ann Heinrichs

Ann Heinrichs grew up in Fort Smith, Arkansas. She began playing the piano at age three and thought she would grow up to be a pianist. Instead, she became a writer. She is the author of more than 200 books for children and young adults on Asian, African, and U.S. history and cultures, as well as grammar and natural history subjects. Ann has also written numerous newspaper, magazine, and encyclopedia articles. Ann has traveled to the Middle East, Asia, and Europe, and now lives in Chicago, IL.

Illustrator: Sharon Holm

Sharon Lane Holm has been a children's book illustrator for many years. She lives in Florida with two very sweet rescue dogs, a cantankerous cat, one green bird, and lots of lizards who make their home in her backyard. When she is not drawing or writing, Sharon loves going to the ocean with her husband.

Reviews

A noteworthy review of Celebrating Holidays from School Library Journal on November 1, 2021

This series captures the sights and sounds of holidays around the world. Young readers are introduced to new holidays and learn the histories of familiar celebrations. Each title reproduces the excitement with descriptive language and engaging illustrations. Modern-day practices are… View →