Mother’s Day Scouting Report

angelouThere are only so many picture frames that one woman can fill. Come Mother’s Day, considerate gift givers try and supplement the perfume and bubble bath sets with something mom can dig into right away–like a thoughtfully selected book. The new shelves are teeming with titles sure to tempt a variety of maternal interests.


Women’s Memoirs

  • Unsinkable by Debbie Reynolds and Dorian Hannaway
  • Mom & Me & Mom by Maya Angelou
  • My Beloved World by Sonia Sotomayor
  • Carrie and Me by Carol Burnett
  • Sum It Up by Pat Summitt with Sally Jenkins
  • My Foot is Too Big for a Glass Slipper by Gabrielle Reece with Karen Karbo

Social Sciences

Literary Fiction



About the Author:

Karen Kleckner Keefe is the director of the Hinsdale (IL) Public Library, a Booklist reviewer, and one of Library Journal's 2009 "Movers and Shakers." Follow her on Twitter at @KarenKleckner.

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