Mothers

Mommy's Hands

By Kathryn Lasky and Jane Kamine

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Young children describe the various things their hands and their mothers' hands do when they are together throughout the different seasons of the year.

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My Life Among the Aliens

By Gail Gauthier

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Two brothers begin to wonder if it is their mother's unusual cooking that is attracting the aliens that keep showing up at their house.

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My Mom

By Anthony Browne

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A child describes the many wonderful things about "my mom," who can make anything grow, roar like a lion, and be as comfy as an armchair.

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Sticks

By Joan Bauer

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With the help of his grandmother, his dead father's best friend, and his own best friend, a math genius, ten-year-old Mickey prepares to compete in the most important pool championship of his life, despite his mother's reservations.

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The Mommy Book

By Ann Morris

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Photographs of mothers around the world depict a positive look at the relationship between mothers and children.

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The Most Thankful Thing

By Lisa McCourt

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A girl looks at old photographs with her mother, trying to figure out what her mother feels most grateful for in her life.

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What Did Mommy Do Before You?

By Abby Levine

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Illustrates how mommy was once small and dependent until she grew bigger and eventually became an adult.

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What Mommies Do Best, What Daddies Do Best

By Laura Joffe Numeroff and Lynn Munsinger (illustrator)

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From porcupine moms to alligator dads, Munsinger’s expressive illustrations show that loving families have little to do with how we look and lots to do with how we care for one another.

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A Present for Mom

By Vivian French and Kubick Dana (illustrator)

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Stanley has trouble deciding what to give his mother for Mother's Day.

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Babar: a gift for Mother

By Ellen Weiss and Judith Gray (illustrator)

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Each of Queen Celeste's children finds a way to give a special gift for Mother's Day.

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