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These Mother's Day-themed books are the perfect way to show kids how important mom is in their lives.
 
Henry and Mudge and the Funny Lunch
Henry and Mudge and the Funny Lunch
by Cynthia Rylant Illustrated by Suçie Stevenson
This year Henry and Mudge are out to make the best Mother's Day lunch ever. It has to be juicy, crunchy, and perfect for family sharing. When they select a gorgeous golden pineapple, the menu is shaping up to be anything but dull. Dad is helping them carve something almost too pretty to eat.
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Coming Apart
Coming Apart
Series: Main Street, Book #9
by Ann M. Martin
When Nikki's father left her family, she thought all the trouble would be over. But now he's coming back one last time, and Nikki isn't sure what's going to happen. Luckily, she has good friends like Flora, Ruby, and Olivia to stand behind her.
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Me and My Mom!
Me and My Mom!
by Alison Ritchie Illustrated by Alison Edgson
Rhyming text describes a day of fun and adventure that a bear shares with his mother.
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My Mom
My Mom
by Anthony Browne Illustrated by Anthony Browne
Following up on his bestseller My Dad, the inimitable Anthony Browne returns to celebrate the every-mom. In this paean to motherhood, we first meet Mom over a cup of coffee, clad in a floral robe.
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Kristy and Mr. Mom
Kristy and Mr. Mom
Series: The Baby-Sitters Club, Book #81
by Ann M. Martin

Worrying about her stepfather after a heart attack forces him to quit his job for a less stressful lifestyle, Kristy wonders if Nanny's departure, an outbreak of the flu, and the arrival of Karen and Andrew will disturb the peace.

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I Like Noisy, Mom Likes Quiet
I Like Noisy, Mom Likes Quiet
by Eileen Spinelli Illustrated by Lydia Halverson
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Between Mom And Jo
Between Mom And Jo
by Julie Anne Peters
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The Year Mom Won the Pennant
The Year Mom Won the Pennant
by Matt Christopher Illustrated by Foster Caddell
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Clementine and the Family Meeting
Clementine and the Family Meeting
by Sara Pennypacker Illustrated by Marla Frazee

Clementine's having a nervous breakdown. The "Family Meeting!" sign is up in her house, and she just knows she's in trouble for something. Has she been too mean to her little brother? Too sloppy? Eating too much junk food?

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Who Ordered This Baby? Definitely Not Me!
Who Ordered This Baby? Definitely Not Me!
by Lin Oliver , Henry Winkler Illustrated by Jesse Joshua Watson
One afternoon, Hank overhears his mom and Frankie's mom talking about having a baby. It must be Frankie's mom that they're talking about. Frankie will go crazy when he hears about this. Hank worries about how to break the news to his best friend, until he finds out that it's his own mother who is pregnant.
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Ten Kids, No Pets
Ten Kids, No Pets
by Ann M. Martin

There are ten siblings in the Rosso family. Ten individuals with ten different ways of looking at things. But they all have one thing in common: Each of them wants a pet. The only problem is that their mom does not: "No pets," she has always said.

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Kristy and the Mother's Day Surprise
Kristy and the Mother's Day Surprise
Series: The Baby-Sitters Club, Book #24
by Ann M. Martin

Mother's Day is coming up and the Baby-sitters have the same problem they do every year: What do they get their mothers? Kristy, especially, wants to do something nice for her mom. Mrs. Brewer has been acting kind of strange and secretive lately, and Kristy's worried about her...

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Sunshine Home
Sunshine Home
by Eve Bunting Illustrated by Diane De Groat
Sunshine Home may be sunny, but it is not a home. Not Grandma's home, anyway. As much as Timmie's mom and dad try to act as if everything is normal, and as cheery as Grandma tries to be when they visit her, Timmie can see that they are all miserable.
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My Mother the Mayor, Maybe
My Mother the Mayor, Maybe
by Pat Kibbe Illustrated by Charles Robinson
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Lucy Rose: Busy Like You Can't Believe
Lucy Rose: Busy Like You Can't Believe
by Katy Kelly Illustrated by Adam Rex
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The Great Mom Swap
The Great Mom Swap
by Betsy Haynes
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