“Richer than I you will never be. I had a mother who read to me.” ~MOTHER’S DAY READ-ALOUDS~

“You may have tangible wealth untold;

caskets of jewels and coffers of gold.

Richer than I you will never be.

I had a mother who read to me.

-Strickland Gillian

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Little Women Painting by artist Jessie Wilcox Smith

HAPPY READING, HAPPY MOTHER’S DAY!

Ages 0-3; Picture Books

  • Ten Little Fingers and Ten Little Toes, Mem Fox
  • Time for Bed, Mem Fox
  • Spot Loves His Mommy, Eric Hill
  • Five Little Monkeys Jumping on the Bed, Eileen Cristelow
  • Llama llama Red Pajama, Anna Dewdney
  • Is your Mama a Llama, Deborah Guiarino
  • Are You My Mother, P.D. Eastmann
  • Piglet and Mama, Margaret Wild
  • The Runaway Bunny, Margaret Wise-Brown
  • Five Minutes Peace, Jill Murphy
  • Love You Forever, Robert Munsch
  • Bim Bim Sop! Linda Sue Park
  • Jesse Bear, What Will You Wear, Nancy White Carlstrom
  • Just for You, Mercer Mayer
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Just for You, Mercer Mayer

Ages 3-6; Picture Books + early Read-Aloud *Chapter Book*

  • Blueberries for Sal, Robert Mccloskey
  • Make Way for Ducklings, Robert Mccloskey
  • Katy No Pocket, Emmy Payne and illustrated by H.A. Rey
  • Pancakes Pancakes, Eric Carle
  • Little Bear, Else Homelund Minarik
  • Mother’s Day Mice, Eve Bunting
  • *Gooseberry Park* chapter book, Cynthia Rylant
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Make Way for Ducklings, Robert Mccloskey

Ages 6-9; Picture Books + *Chapter Books*

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Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day, Judith Viorst
  • Three Little Kittens, Little Red Riding Hood, & Jack and the Beanstalk, Paul Galdone
  • The Story of Ferdinand, Munro Leaf
  • The Cap that Mother Made, Christine Westerberg
  • Patricia Polacco books: Just Plain Fancy, When Lightning Comes in a Jar, My Rotten Red-Headed Older Brother, Thank You Mr. Falker
  • Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day, Judith Viorst
  • *Ramona and Her Mother*, Beverly Cleary
  • *Matilda*, Roald Dahl
  • *Mary Poppins series*, P.L. Travers
  • *Peter Pan*, James Matthew Barrie
  • *Nurse Matilda*, Christiana Brand
  • *Chitty Chitty Bang Bang*, Ian Flemming
  • *The Moffats*, Eleanor Estes
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The Story of Ferdinand, Munro Leaf

Ages 9-12; Chapter Books

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Anne of Green Gables painting Etsy link
  • Sarah Plain and Tall, Patricia MacLachlan
  • All of a Kind Family, Sydney Taylor
  • Archer’s Quest, Linda Sue Park
  • Thank You Ma’am, Langston Hughes
  • The Railway Children, Edith Nesbit
  • Anne of Green Gables series, Lucy Maud Montgomery
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All of a Kind Family, Sydney Taylor

Ages 12 and up; Chapter Books

  • Louisa May Alcott’s Little Women, Little Men, Jo’s Boys
  • The Help, Kathryn Stockett

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    Little Men, Louisa May Alcott

THREE CHEERS FOR MOM! 

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Just for You, Mercer Mayer

You may also want to check out my post: MOTHER’S DAY MOVIES to watch with your kid(s) this weekend; streaming links included!

Love, ~Our Holistic Homeschool~

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