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Read Right Now! Mother's Day

04/07/2020 | Online Storytime, Holidays

Is Your Mama a Llama?

Little llama asks each of his friends if their mamas are llamas. Each friend answers with a simple riddle about what kind of animal each mama is. One mama has a pocket for carrying babies. Can your child guess which animal mama has a pocket? It's a fun game to play all the way through to the last page turn. You might be surprised how much your child knows about animal characteristics. It is fun for kids to turn the page and know the guess was correct. You can watch Is Your Mama a Llama? right now in the read aloud video below.

Use your IndyPL library card to check out e-books and audiobooks from home right to your device. These links will show you all the choices.

More book suggestions to download or check out and online activities follow about all kinds of wonderful mamas!

Find fun activities and home made gift ideas on the IndyPL Pinterest Board: Mother's Day Ideas.

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Favorite Books for Kids that Celebrate Amazing Mamas

From poignant to laugh-out-loud these picture book tributes to all kind of moms leave no doubt as to the true definition of unconditional love - mamas themselves. Perfect stories for Mother's Day and every day. IndyPL_CarrieW #indyplkids

Mama's Belly

Hosford, Kate

A little girl is curious and excited about the coming birth of her baby sister while her parents reassure her there is enough love for two.

Pecan Pie Baby

Woodson, Jacqueline

When Mama's pregnancy draws attention away from Gia, she worries that the special bond they share will disappear forever once the baby is born.

You Are My Happy

Kotb, Hoda

What makes us happy all day long? Let's count those things. A celebration of what makes us happy each day, the big things and the small things, and the joy that comes from taking a moment to be grateful.

Need a little something for yourself? Here are some great reads about Amazing Moms for adults:

Moms in Popular Culture “Mother is the heartbeat in the home; and without her, there seems to be no heartthrob.” (Leroy Brownlow) Celebrate Mother's Day with some of your favorite Moms from TV and Movies. IndyPL_RobinH

The Best Literary Moms “To the world, you are a mother, but to your family, you are the world.” (Unknown) Literature is filled with mothers and mother-figures. Here is just a small selection of some well-known moms and other mother-types from the literary world. IndyPL_AngieL

Not Your Average Mom! Mother`s Day is just around the corner and all kinds of mom`s need recognition for the love and hard work they put in every day. This list has an e-collection of stories, biographies, and information about non-traditional moms. IndyPL_LindsayH