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Magical, Marvelous Moms!

index.jpg The Mommy Book
By Todd Parr
Whether mommies work far away or at home, cook or order pizza, they are all lots of fun and filled with love. With his trademark childlike art, Todd Parr celebrates all different kinds of mothers. 
chair.jpg A Chair for My Mother
by Vera Williams
A child, her waitress mother, and her grandmother save dimes to buy a comfortable armchair after all their furniture is lost in a fire.
index-(2).jpg In Our Mother’s House
By Patricia Polacco
This gem of a book illustrates how love makes a family, even if it's not a traditional one. The narrator, a black girl, describes how her two Caucasian mothers, Marmee and Meema, adopted her, her Asian brother, and her red-headed sister. 
index-(3).jpg Mommy’s Khimar
By Jamilah Thompkins-Bigelow
A young Muslim American girl puts on a head scarf and not only feels closer to her mother, she also imagines herself as a queen, the sun, a superhero, and more.
51CoDhjV-hL.jpg Mama Do You Love Me
By Barbara M. Joosse
A small Inuit girl uses her imagination to test her mother's love, and finds it is everlasting and unconditional.  A beautiful combination of a rich culture and a universal theme. 
index-(4).jpg Please Pick Me Up, Mama!
By Robin Luebs
A baby raccoon spends the day with its mother enjoying many different experiences, from dressing up the cat to splashing and clapping.
91Y898PAYBL.jpg A Pocket Full of Kisses
By Audrey Penn
Chester Raccoon is worried that his mother does not have enough love for both him and his new baby brother.
 
index-(6).jpg I've Loved You Since Forever
By Hota Kotb
Lyrical text and illustrations of baby animals and their mothers show the love of a parent.

 
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