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Celebrate Mother’s Day: Read a Book Together!

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Looking for a great way to celebrate Mother’s Day? Read a book together! The books below are just some of the books identified by Search Institute that model behaviors that make families stronger: collaborating, encouraging and exploring. After reading them,

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Give a Bouquet of Books this Mother’s Day

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Our moms are often the first people to teach us how to read and our first “librarians”. That’s why First Book loves moms and we LOVE celebrating all of the wonderful moms in our lives on Mother’s Day. Every year, millions

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Happy Mother’s Day! Send Your Mom a Nifty First Book e-Card

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Moms are near and dear to us, here at First Book. Many of us are moms, and all of us have moms, of course, but more than that, when we look at the people who support First Book – through

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Great Books for Mother’s Day!

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Happy Mother’s Day! Here at First Book, we feel the best way to celebrate any holiday is with a great book!  So here are some great reads for Mother’s Day: The Runaway Bunny By Margaret Wise Brown, Illustrations by Clement

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Celebrate Mother’s Day by giving the gift of reading!

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It’s that time of year again!  Time to honor all those mothers, grandmothers and women that make our lives what they are! With Mother’s Day less than a week away, we hope you have taken some time to think about

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Being a Mom Takes a Village

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My son’s first sport was diving. He was the kid doing somersaults off the bed at the age of 4. We needed professional help. We signed him up for diving with coaches who could channel this ability and energy, but

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