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Bradley, Jeanette,.

Summary: "When Mama leaves her young penguin Kipling, he knows she'll return home soon-- yet he still can't help but miss her. After all, Pillow Mama won't read, Picture Mama won't laugh, and Snow Mama is too cold to cuddle. But then Kipling receives a special delivery from Mama, including a note that reads:My love for you stretches across the wide ocean, through day and night, from earth to sky and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FIC BRA

Bogan, Paulette.

Summary: When Lulu gets tired of being told she is too little to do things, she decides to go far, far away.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury Children's Books 2009

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Brown, Margaret Wise

Summary: A little rabbit who wants to run away tells his mother how he will escape, but she is always right behind him.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperFestival 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Multi-Media Kits, Call number: KIT J ORANGE RUN

Cozza-Turner, Jill

Summary: When Jodi's mother has to be away from home for three days on a work trip, she is reassured of her mother's love by the special messages she opens each day her mother is away.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon Spotlight, an imprint of Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing Division 2019

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Buller, Jon

Summary: At bedtime, mother and child tell how much they love each other.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little Simon 2006

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Earhardt, Ainsley

Summary: A celebration of the enduring power of love, told in lullaby form. The author shares her own hopes and dreams, and lets her child know that whatever challenges life brings, "Before you were born, Before you came to be, I dreamed a love song..." and "Take heart, my child, I will-- or, my love will-- always be there for you." It's a universal message, one that all readers will relate to. This...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Aladdin, an imprint of Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing 2016

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE EAR

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE EAR

Shaw, Stephanie

Summary: A weaver dreams of being able to buy things for her children as she crafts a dress of dragon scales and candle glow.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sleeping Bear Press 2017

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Gliori, Debi

Summary: Little Owl is unhappy to learn there will soon be a baby owl, but after considering what else could be in Mommy's egg, he decides a sibling would be fine.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury 2017

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE GLI

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE GLI

Dewdney, Anna.

Summary: "At bedtime, a little llama worries after his mother puts him to bed and goes downstairs." -- Verso.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2005

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE DEW

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE FIC DEW

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE FIC Dew

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Fiction Dewdney 2005

Emanuel, Gabrielle.

Summary: A young child describes her experiences of life in Mali as she spends a day carried in a blanket on her mother's back.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking, An Imprint of Penguin Group, (USA) 2014

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE FIC EMA

Dunrea, Olivier

Summary: A mother shares the magic of a snowy night with her baby.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2010

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE DUN

Langreuter, Jutta.

Summary: "Brayden Bunny doesn't feel like picking up his toys or washing his whiskers. It'd be so much easier to live with his friends, so Brayden decides to give it a try. But every new home he visits come with a new problem: Missy Mouse's house is too messy, Benny Badger's house smells a little funny, and Fipsi Squirrel's house is too high. At last Brayden Bunny visits his Cousin Pepi. Everything...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: North South 2013

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: E LAN

Rawlinson, Julia

Summary: Molly's mother imagines stories to lull her to sleep, from swooping birds to a quiet beach, and soon one of them has nodded off.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sourcebooks Jabberwocky 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE RAW

Lackey, Lindsay

Summary: "Red's inexplicable power over the wind comes from her mother. Whenever Ruby "Red" Byrd is scared or angry, the wind picks up. And being placed in foster care, moving from family to family, tends to keep her skies stormy. Red knows she has to learn to control it, but can't figure out how. This time, the wind blows Red into the home of the Grooves, a quirky couple who run a petting zoo,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Roaring Brook Press 2019

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Pfister, Marcus.

Summary: Rainbow Fish's early life finds him depending on his devoted Mommy for help while exploring the sea, escaping from an octopus' ink cloud and having a bad dream.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: North South Books 2012

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: E PFI

Thompson, Lauren.

Summary: A mouse and its mother experience the delights of nature on a windy spring day.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2005

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FICTION Thompson

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE THO

Sher, Emil

Summary: A gentle tale told entirely through sticky notes between a mother and daughter as the girl's departure for her first summer camp draws near demonstrates how love can be found even in scribbled messages and other unlikely places.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Groundwood Books, House of Anansi Press 2017

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE SHE

Chen, Julie

Summary: When a young boy imagines what he might be and do one day, his mother assures him that he can be anything, and she will always be there for him.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE CHE

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Fiction Chen 2018

Wolf, Erica.

Summary: Throughout the year, a little bear struggles to learn the things his mother teaches, but she reassures him of her love no matter what he does.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: H. Holt 2003

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: E Wol

Dodd, Emma

Summary: "What makes one little owl happiest of all? Cuddling close and whispering, "I love you.""--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nosy Crow, an imprint of Candlewick Press 2015

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: E DOD

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE DOD

Sakai, Komako

Summary: A little rabbit enjoys having a day off from kindergarten and spending time with his mother during a snowstorm, but his father's flight home is cancelled until the snow stops falling.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Arthur A. Levine Books 2009

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE Sak

Hayes, Geoffrey.

Summary: The further adventures of Patrick the little teddy bear as he goes on a picnic with his mother, tries to avoid his nap, goes to the bakery to buy cookies, and contends with the bullying Big Bear.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Toon Books 2011

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2 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 HAY

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 741.5 HAY

Fox, Mem

Summary: In rhyming text Mother mouse tells her child stories at bedtime.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Fiction Fox 2017

Bunting, Eve

Summary: When little brown puppy gives his mother a present, his friends decide to give their mamas presents too.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Cartwheel books, an imprint of Scholastic 2016

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1 available in Board Books, Call number: JE BOARD BUN