• Katie Murrell Archived Library Displays: Mother's Day

    Some previous displays at the Katie Murrell Library

    Selection of Books & Materials

    Still Alice by Lisa Genova

    Call Number: PS 3607 .E55 S75 2015

    *Also a movie*

    Alice Howland, happily married with three grown children, is a renowned linguistics professor who starts to forget words. When she receives a diagnosis of Early-Onset Alzheimer's Disease, Alice and her family find their bonds thoroughly tested. Her struggle to stay connected to who she once was is frightening, heartbreaking, and inspiring.

    A Present for Mom by Vivian French; Dana Kubick (Illustrator)

    Call Number: PZ 7 .F88917 Pr 2002

    Stanley has trouble deciding what to give his mother for Mother's Day.

    You're Not My Real Mother! by Molly Friedrich; Christy Hale (Illustrator, Translator)

    Call Number: PZ 7 .F91515 Yo 2004

    After an adoptive mother tells her daughter all the reasons that she is her "real mother," the young girl realizes that her mother is right, even though they do not look alike.

    My New Mom and Me Cover

    My New Mom and Me by Betty Ren Wright; Betsy Day (Illustrator); Manuel S. Silverman (Editor, Illustrator)

    Call Number: PZ 7 .W933 Mz 1981

    After her widowered father remarries, a young girl's cat helps her make a few important discoveries about herself.

    Mary Poppins


    Call Number: PR 6039 .R32 M37 A23 2004

    The Soccer Mom from Outer Space by Barney Saltzberg (Illustrator)

    Call Number: PZ 7 .S1552 So 2000 1

    The night before Lena's first soccer game, her father tells her a story about how his mother used to act bizarre at his soccer games and embarrass him.

    The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein (Illustrator)

    Call Number: PZ 7 .S588 Gi 1964

    A young boy grows to manhood and old age experiencing the love and generosity of a tree which gives to him without thought of return.

    Horton Hatches the Egg by Dr. Seuss (Illustrator)

    Call Number: PZ 8.3 .G276 Ho 1940

    The book tells the story of Horton the Elephant, who is tricked into sitting on a bird's egg.

    Mother's Day Display

    Mothers Day board display with books from our collection