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Wang, Holman

Summary: "Being a mom is eleven jobs in one! This unique picture book for very young readers celebrates the many jobs being a parent encompasses: A general who rallies the troops (or unruly kids), a curator of modern art (or finger paintings), an archaeologist looking for buried treasures (or socks)... when Mom gets home from her day job as a carpenter, she never knows which job will be waiting for her,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tundra Books 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE WAN

Nicogossian, Claire

Summary: "A few years ago, Dr. Claire Nicogossian began noticing a trend in her therapy room: Mothers are struggling with the challenging and unexpected emotions that surface during their journey through motherhood. In the confines of a safe, judgment-free space, they share about the heavy guilt they carry from losing control and yelling at their children; the crippling fear that they are failing their...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Page Street Publishing Co. 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.8743 NIC

Tugwood, Wendy

Summary: "As every parent knows, there is nothing more stressful than being away from a child even if it's only for a few days. In this heartwarming book, Wendy Tugwood captures perfectly how the love between a mother and child copes with separation." -- Amazon.com.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: [Library Ideas, LLC] 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J READ-ALONG TUG

Sala, Laurenne

Summary: "In this beautiful celebration of motherhood, the universal message of unconditional love for a child shines through. Laurenne Sala's heartworming text, accompanied by Robin Preiss Glasser's charming illustrations, creates a firsthand look at the powerful bond between mother and child from pregnancy to birth and beyond." --

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: [Library Ideas, LLC] 2020

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Summary: Nell's a newly single mom who wants this Christmas to be extra - special for her two kids. It turns out to be special, indeed, but it's not what she had in mind. Everything that can go wrong does go wrong. Chaos reigns in this entertaining comedy, and the notion of 'family' takes on a whole new meaning.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Hallmark Hall Of Fame Productions 2014

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in KBL Holiday Storage, Call number: DVD Holiday O

Raschka, Christopher

Summary: "Mama and Baby clap and play hide-and-seek and pat-a-cake. Mama and Baby ... Mama? Where did Mama go? In a series of spreads, simple, bold illustrations show a mother on one side and a baby on the other, interacting in universally familiar ways -- until Mama dips out briefly, then returns to her crying child to offer comfort again. With his usual flair, the redoubtable Chris Raschka offers a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE RAS

Cobb, Amy

Summary: Flutist Hope James is under a lot of pressure from her mother to win first chair in the band, so when Sherman Frye enrolls at Benton Bluff Junior High she panics because he could steal it from her--so Hope and her friend Baylor come up with a plan to sabotage Sherman, not realizing that he is under pressure too.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Calico, an imprint of Magic Wagon 2015

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in J Series, Call number: J FIC COB

Porter-Gaylord, Laurel.

Summary: Mientras el niño en este libro nos cuenta de todas las cosas que su madre hace para él, el libro muestra y nombra madres animales cuidando a sus hijos.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton Children's Books 2004

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Board Books, Call number: JE Board Porter-Gaylord 2004

Gibby, Bayne.

Summary: A sweet rhyming story about a mother's love for her child.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Cartwheel Books 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: BOARD GIB

Dewdney, Anna.

1 hold on 7 copies

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: E Dew

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE FIC DEW

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE FIC Dew

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Reference, Call number: JE REF DEW

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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Larsen, Mylisa

Summary: Rhyming verse envisions the bedtime rituals of animals of all kinds, from whales to otters, squirrels to gorillas.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Fiction Larsen 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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

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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Johnson, Kimberly Ann

Summary: A holistic, practical guide to help support women through post-partum healing on the physical, emotional, relational, and spiritual levels. Pregnancy, childbirth, and post-partum offer women some of the most emotionally enriching and satisfying experiences of their life. But many women entering motherhood are shocked at their lack of preparation or awareness about what that actually means for...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Shambhala 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 155.6 JOH

Felicien, Perdita

Summary: "A raw and affecting memoir about a mother and daughter who beat the odds together. Perdita Felicien's story is woven into her mother's like an intricate braid. To understand Perdita's story, you must know Catherine's. Catherine is larger than life. At seventeen years old, she is determined and tenacious, and longing to experience a better life. But she is also pregnant with her second child,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday Canada 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 920 FEL

Dodd, Emma

Summary: This little sea otter loves spending time with his parent learning new things, playing together, or even just holding each other. In fact, every day this little sea otter spends with his parent is special, just because they are together.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nosy Crow 2018

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Scanlon, Elizabeth Garton

Summary: "When a young boy gets a cold, he just wants his mommy. But his stuffy nose makes it difficult for him to call out to his mom--not 'Bob, ' who happens to be the family dog"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney-Hyperion 2017

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: E SCA

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE SCA

Summary: Featuring children’s own words and heart-warming pictures, this is a little book which can be given by boys or girls to their mummy on mothers’ day. Or at any time!

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins Children's Books 2011

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Fallon, Jimmy

Summary: "A lot of babies' first words were Dada. However, everything after that was Mama. Readers take a look from a baby's point of view as different animals try to teach their children that there are other words in addition to Mama for familiar objects and activities."--Publisher's description.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Feiwel and Friends 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: BOARD FAL

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE DUN

Summary: A young fish is lost in the middle of the sea! He can't find his mother and he doesn't know what to do. Luckily, his fellow sea creatures-- a lionfish, a turtle, an octopus, and more-- want to help him find her.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling Children's Books 2014

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE BAL BOARD BOOK

Summary: The Malloys are consumate con artists who are posing as a wealthy suburban family. They are stealing the American dream, but their elaborate ruse may be stealing their very souls. Facing near-certain detection, the family is torn asunder as Dahlia and the children hit the open road, and embattled patriarch Wayne remains in Eden Falls, desperately scheming to pull off one last impossible con.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV RIC

Paratore, Coleen Murtagh

Summary: As Dylan and his mother enjoy being together at the beach early on his fifth birthday, he cannot help but think about the baby his mother will soon have, who will join them in this special time next summer.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Charlesbridge 2008

Copies Available at Interlochen

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE PAR

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