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Valentine's Day read alouds to help you celebrate in your primary classroom. These fun stories are some of my favorites to share during February.

14 Valentine’s Day Read Alouds

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Valentine’s Day read alouds to help you celebrate in your primary classroom. These fun stories are some of my favorites to share during February.

Valentine's Day read alouds to help you celebrate in your primary classroom. These fun stories are some of my favorites to share during February.

Valentine’s Day Read Alouds

Here are 14 Valentine’s Day Read Alouds just for you! 

Valentine’s Day Book #1: [easyazon_link identifier=”1619634333″ locale=”US” tag=”owens65066-20″]Valensteins by Ethan Long[/easyazon_link]

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Fran is in love and his friends aren’t sure what to think about it. 

Valentine's Day read alouds to help you celebrate in your primary classroom. These fun stories are some of my favorites to share during February.

Valentine’s Day Book #2: [easyazon_link identifier=”0545930758″ locale=”US” tag=”owens65066-20″]Who Wants a Hug? by Jeff Mack[/easyazon_link]

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Everyone liked Bear and bear loved to give hugs. Well, that is until he gives out a hug to a smelly skunk!

Valentine's Day read alouds to help you celebrate in your primary classroom. These fun stories are some of my favorites to share during February.

Valentine’s Day Book #3: [easyazon_link identifier=”0147517095″ locale=”US” tag=”owens65066-20″]The Yuckiest, Stinkiest, Best Valentine Ever by Brenda A. Ferber[/easyazon_link]

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Leon is in love but the heart he made for Zoey Maloney keeps running away. Will Leon get to give his heart to Zoey?

Valentine's Day read alouds to help you celebrate in your primary classroom. These fun stories are some of my favorites to share during February.

Valentine’s Day Book #4: [easyazon_link identifier=”0060776390″ locale=”US” tag=”owens65066-20″]Pinkalicious by Victoria & Elizabeth Kann[/easyazon_link]

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A fun story filled with pink cupcakes and a little girl who eats too many and turns pink and red! 

Valentine's Day read alouds to help you celebrate in your primary classroom. These fun stories are some of my favorites to share during February.

This story is one of our Engaging Readers books for February! Check out the reading lesson plans here:

Valentine’s Day Book #5: [easyazon_link identifier=”0060092718″ locale=”US” tag=”owens65066-20″]If You’ll Be My Valentine by Cynthia Rylant[/easyazon_link]

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If you know me, you know that I LOVE Cynthia Rylant. This sweet little rhyming book is perfect for celebrating people and things we love. 

Valentine's Day read alouds to help you celebrate in your primary classroom. These fun stories are some of my favorites to share during February.

Valentine’s Day Book #6: [easyazon_link identifier=”1585369446″ locale=”US” tag=”owens65066-20″]Mr. Goat’s Valentine by Eve Bunting[/easyazon_link]

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Mr. Goat is off to show his first love how much she means to him. He buys her weeds and rotten eggs along the way and shares his love with his mom on Valentine’s Day! 

Valentine's Day read alouds to help you celebrate in your primary classroom. These fun stories are some of my favorites to share during February.

Valentine’s Day Book # 7: [easyazon_link identifier=”1524740918″ locale=”US” tag=”owens65066-20″]Love by Matt De La Peña [/easyazon_link]

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Umm.. this book is amazing! I “love” it. What a great book to talk about celebrating love. 

Valentine's Day read alouds to help you celebrate in your primary classroom. These fun stories are some of my favorites to share during February.

Valentine’s Day Book #8: [easyazon_link identifier=”0688152201″ locale=”US” tag=”owens65066-20″]Roses are Pink, Your Feet Really Stink by Diane de Groat [/easyazon_link]

Gilbert is writing Valentine notes to each one of his classmates, but he has a bit of a problem when he tries to write a note for two classmates who weren’t kind to him. 

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This story is one of our Engaging Readers books for February! Check out the reading lesson plans here:

Valentine’s Day Book #9: [easyazon_link identifier=”1484753569″ locale=”US” tag=”owens65066-20″]GroundHug Day by Anne Marie Pace[/easyazon_link]

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Moose is planning a party for Valentine’s Day but Groundhog Day is coming. What if Groundhog can’t come to his party? 

Valentine's Day read alouds to help you celebrate in your primary classroom. These fun stories are some of my favorites to share during February.

Valentine’s Day Book #10: [easyazon_link identifier=”1481444964″ locale=”US” tag=”owens65066-20″]Click, Clack, Moo I Love You! by Doreen Cronin [/easyazon_link]

Little Duck gets the barn ready for a Valentine’s Day party. 

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You can find activities for this book and other Doreen Cronin favorites in this Listen Up unit: 

Valentine’s Day Book #11: [easyazon_link identifier=”0316376388″ locale=”US” tag=”owens65066-20″]A Crankenstein Valentine by Samantha Berger[/easyazon_link]

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Crankenstein does not like Valentine’s Day until he finds someone who understands how he feels. 

Valentine's Day read alouds to help you celebrate in your primary classroom. These fun stories are some of my favorites to share during February.

You can find response pages for this book by clicking:

Valentine’s Day Book #12: [easyazon_link identifier=”1534400265″ locale=”US” tag=”owens65066-20″]Hug Machine by Scott Campbell[/easyazon_link]

A sweet story about a little boy who gives out amazing hugs!

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Valentine’s Day Book #13: [easyazon_link identifier=”0545352231″ locale=”US” tag=”owens65066-20″]There Was an Old Lady who Swallowed a Rose by Lucille Colandro [/easyazon_link]

You can read these books all year long and your students will never get tired of them. There are seriously SO many!

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You can find activities for this book and other themed-focused titles in this Listen Up unit: 

Valentine’s Day Book #14: [easyazon_link identifier=”1452147272″ locale=”US” tag=”owens65066-20″]When an Elephant Falls in Love[/easyazon_link]

An elephant gets falls in love but he is nervous to speak to her. Will they ever meet?

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Enjoy these Valentine’s Day read alouds! 

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Valentine's Day read alouds to help you celebrate in your primary classroom. These fun stories are some of my favorites to share during February.

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