Mothers and Daughters

Night Flying

By Rita Murphy

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As the time for her solo flight on the sixteenth birthday approaches, Georgia begins to question the course of her life and her relationships with the other women in her unusual family.

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Cherry Pies and Lullabies

By Lynn Reiser

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Four generations of mothers and daughters express their love through family traditions that are the same but different.

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Beauty Shop for Rent

By Laura Bowers

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Raised by a great-grandmother and a bunch of beauty shop buddies, fourteen-year-old Abbey resolves to overcome her unhappy childhood and disillusionment with the mother who deserted her. 

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Fourth Grade is a Jinx

By Colleen O'Shaughnessy McKenna

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When fourth grader Collette sees her own mother take over the job of teaching her class, life becomes more embarrassing and chaotic than she can stand.

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Freaky Friday

By Mary Rodgers

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Annabel thinks her mom has the best life. If she were a grown-up, she could do whatever she wanted! Then one morning she wakes up to find she's turned into her mother . . . and she soon discovers it's not as easy as it looks!

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Happily After All

By Laura C. Stevenson

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When her father dies, ten-year-old Rebecca is sent to live with the mother she's been brought up to believe had abandoned her and, through a growing relationship with a troubled foster child, begins to accept her mother and some of the truths her father had always kept from her.

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Mommy's Office

By Barbara Shook Hazen

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Emily accompanies Mommy downtown to see where she works.

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Ramona and Her Mother

By Beverly Cleary

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Ramona at 7 1/2 sometimes feels discriminated against because she is the youngest in the family.

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Wake Up, Emily, It's Mother's Day

By Patricia Reilly Giff

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Mother's Day is almost here, and Emily Arrow's plans are a mess. Will she have time to get the best present in the world for her mother?

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The Unlikely Romance of Kate Bjorkman

By Louise Plummer

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Seventeen-year-old Kate writes, "If you’re turned off by anything with "romance" in the title, don’t be," in the story of her first real boyfriend. 

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