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Title:
Hearts, cupids, and red roses : the story of the Valentine symbols
Author:
Barth, Edna.
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Publication Information:
New York : Houghton Mifflin/Clarion Books, [1974]

©1974
Physical Description:
64 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Summary:
The history of Valentine's Day and the little-known stories behind its symbols.
Language:
English
Reading Level:
980 Lexile.
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR MG 6.8 2.0 20269.

Reading Counts RC 3-5 5.5 4 Quiz: 16256.
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ISBN:
9780395288412

9780899190365
Format :
Book

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Summary

The history of Valentine's Day and the little-known stories behind its symbols. Copyright © Libri GmbH. All rights reserved.


Summary

The history of Valentine's Day and the little-known stories behind its symbols. Copyright © Libri GmbH. All rights reserved.


Author Notes

Edna Barth grew up on the Massachusetts coast and received a B.A. degree from Radcliffe College and a B.S. from the School of Library Science at Simmons College. She worked as a librarian, a teacher, and an editor of books for young people before becoming the beloved author of many well-known books
Born in West Germany, Ursula Arndt studied at the Academy of Arts in Dusseldorf and worked as a freelance artist in Europe before coming to the United States. She lived in Brooklyn, New York, for many years and illustrated a number of popular children's books. Arndt is also well known for her work with the greeting-card designer George Caspari


Edna Barth grew up on the Massachusetts coast and received a B.A. degree from Radcliffe College and a B.S. from the School of Library Science at Simmons College. She worked as a librarian, a teacher, and an editor of books for young people before becoming the beloved author of many well-known books
Born in West Germany, Ursula Arndt studied at the Academy of Arts in Dusseldorf and worked as a freelance artist in Europe before coming to the United States. She lived in Brooklyn, New York, for many years and illustrated a number of popular children's books. Arndt is also well known for her work with the greeting-card designer George Caspari


Table of Contents

How St. Valentine's Day Came to Bep. 8
Valentines in the Old Worldp. 16
Valentines Cross the Atlanticp. 24
True-Love Tokensp. 33
Enter Cupidp. 38
Valentine Love Birdsp. 42
Hearts and Sweetheartsp. 45
Roses Are Redp. 49
Valentine Lacep. 55
Red, Pink, and Whitep. 57
Valentine Goodiesp. 59
Stories and Poems for Valentine's Dayp. 62
Sourcesp. 63
Indexp. 64
How St. Valentine's Day Came to Bep. 8
Valentines in the Old Worldp. 16
Valentines Cross the Atlanticp. 24
True-Love Tokensp. 33
Enter Cupidp. 38
Valentine Love Birdsp. 42
Hearts and Sweetheartsp. 45
Roses Are Redp. 49
Valentine Lacep. 55
Red, Pink, and Whitep. 57
Valentine Goodiesp. 59
Stories and Poems for Valentine's Dayp. 62
Sourcesp. 63
Indexp. 64

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