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Picture Book Month: Mothers

2 Nov

2 (1)A sweet title for new moms of daughters, as the mom in this story watches her daughter grow up with beautiful couplets, such as, “One day I counted your fingers and kissed each one.” If you’re looking for a beautiful gift for a new (or well-versed) mom, look no further than this book by Alison McGhee and Peter H. Reynolds. Continue reading


Top Ten Tuesday: Great Middle Grade Moms (or at least ones that try really hard)

16 May

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This was a really difficult list to create – apparently I don’t pay close attention to the adults in middle grade fiction (when they exist, which is a whole other issue). And then when I was creating the list, I wanted to come up with a diverse list of families and found it shocking that I can’t remember ever reading a middle grade book with two moms – check out this post on SLJ which makes me feel better (and gave me a bunch of books to add to my TBR list). Granted, not all of these moms are “great,” but they all love truly and deeply. Continue reading

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