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Valentine's Day Book List

Mark your calendars: The brand new Valentine's Day guide is coming on January 5! 

I believe there is no better time to teach our children the truth about love and marriage through a biblical lens. In this 5-day study, we'll go beyond what our culture celebrates on Valentine's Day - solely romantic love - and study the four loves (eros, philia, storge, and agape). The guide includes a daily devotion, crafts, recipes, "love in action" ideas, and more. I cannot wait to share it with you!
    
In the meantime, I want to share the Valentine's Day book list. These are not required books, but add a lot to our study of love - and even if you aren't doing the Valentine's Day guide, they're wonderful books to check out from your library or add to your personal collection!
    
The links below are Amazon affiliate links, so if you purchase through them, I receive a small commission without additional cost to you. Thank you! You may not be able to find all of these books on Amazon, so check or local library or favorite thrifted books resource (mine is betterworldbooks.com), too! 
    

Day 1 / Valentine's Day:

 The Legend of the Valentine by Katherine Grace Bond (ages 4-8)

The Valentine Bears by Eve Bunting (ages 2-6)

Saint Valentine by Robert Sabuda (ages 4-7)

Somebody Loves You, Mr. Hatch by Eileen Spinelli (ages 4-8)

Saint Valentine by Ann Tompert (ages 4-8)

The Story of St. Valentine by Voice of the Martyrs (ages 4-8)

 

Day 2 / Eros love:

A Child's First Book About Marriage by Jani Ortlund (ages 4-9)

Falling for Rapunzel by Leah Wilcox (ages 4-8)

 

Day 3 / Philia love:

Elmore by Holly Hobbie (ages 3-7)

A Sick Day for Amos McGee by Phillip C. Stead (ages 2-6)

Bear’s New Friend by Karma Wilson (ages 3-8)

 

Day 4 / Storge love:

Koala Lou by Mem Fox (ages 4-7)

Mama, Do You Love Me? by Barbara M. Joosse (ages 2-6)

Papa, Do You Love Me? by Barbara M. Joosse (ages 2-6)

Love Matters Most by Mij Kelly & Gerry Turley (ages 4-8)

 

Day 5 / Agape love: 

+ Corrie ten Boom: The Courageous Woman and the Secret Room by Laura Caputo-Wickham (ages 4-8)

14 Cows for America by Carmen Agra Deedy (ages 6-10)

The Friend Who Forgives by Dan DeWitt (ages 4-8)

Boxes for Katje by Candace Fleming (ages 4-8)

Just Because You're Mine by Sally Lloyd-Jones (ages 4-8)

What Is Given From the Heart by Patricia C. McKissack (ages 6-10)

Thank You, Mr. Falker by Patricia Polacco (ages 5-10)

 

For a printable list, click here: Valentine's Day Book List