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Oh, the Graduation Book Gifts You’ll Buy!

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It’s that time again – graduations. Poignant endings, bright beginnings. What can you give (besides a tech gift card) that will touch your graduate’s heart, and will still be around long after the latest music is passé? How about . . . books?
AdviceOur friends at Shelf Awareness have a mighty fine list of gift suggestions for those who have a new path in front of them. There so many great choices, including a few recently published titles worth considering for your graduate this year.


“The Kid”, a Baseball Legend

You’ve heard of “The Babe” – well, here’s the story of “The Kid,” a new picture book in our collection. The Kid from Diamond Street is about Edith Houghton, the baseball legend who was playing pro ball at age 10!kid from diamond street

This fascinating piece of baseball history will delight young players and fans, especially girls who love to play the game.

“Play ball” – hit a home run out of the park when you try out this delightful read!

Everyone needs a mom – Celebrate her on Mothers Day, May 8

“My mom smiled at me. Her smile kind of hugged me.”
Wonder, R.J. Palacio

Quote from the book OliviaMother’s Day. We’ve all had – or been – mothers.
Mothers have such an impact on our lives, and these lovely book quotes on momhood are delightful testaments to moms’ importance to us all.

Enjoy the quotes, and look up the books to read about great moms. Thanks to our friends at Brightly for sharing!